Ondi Timoner

Producer/director Ondi Timoner has the rare distinction of winning the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival twice. Her 2004 doc, Dig!, explores the star-crossed rivalry of the Dandy Warhols and the Brian Jonestown Massacre, while her 2009 top prize-winner, We Live in Public, examines privacy in the virtual age through Internet visionary Josh Harris’ social experiments. Her company A Total Disruption releases weekly short docs about thought leaders and doers who are transforming our lives through technology.

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WeTalk — There’s a New Boycott in Town

By Ondi Timoner | November 12, 2019

WeTalk — There’s a New Boycott in Town

Host Ondi Timoner opens a dialogue about the film industry in the South and why a boycott doesn’t always hit the right target.

WeTalk — Shaping Representation

By Ondi Timoner | November 6, 2019

WeTalk — Shaping Representation

Four female filmmakers discuss representation, collaboration, and pushing the boundaries of their craft.

WeTalk — Docs in a New Spotlight

By Ondi Timoner | October 29, 2019

WeTalk — Docs in a New Spotlight

Ondi Timoner and her filmmaker panelists talk the art of documentary filmmaking at the 2019 Sidewalk Film Festival.

WeTalk — Brave Art: Mental Health and the Justice System

By Ondi Timoner | May 16, 2019

WeTalk — Brave Art: Mental Health and the Justice System

In the final episode from SXSW, host Ondi Timoner leads a conversation on the taboo subject of mental health with advocates and filmmakers.

WeTalk — Storytelling in the Digital Age

By Ondi Timoner | May 7, 2019

WeTalk — Storytelling in the Digital Age

Host Ondi Timoner leads a conversation at SXSW on the relationship between humans and technology and how that can help inform storytelling.

WeTalk — Disruptive Technologies for Good

By Ondi Timoner | April 25, 2019

WeTalk — Disruptive Technologies for Good

Episode two of WeTalk SXSW 2019 captures a conversation on the impact of disruptive technologies and how they can help people share their stories.

WeTalk — Giving Voice to the Disempowered

By Ondi Timoner | April 16, 2019

WeTalk — Giving Voice to the Disempowered

Ondi Timoner leads a conversation on how VR and film can be used to support and empower immigrant communities.

WeTalk — From Vast to Intimate: The Balance of a Good Documentary

By Ondi Timoner | March 27, 2019

WeTalk — From Vast to Intimate: The Balance of a Good Documentary

In the final installment from Sundance, WeTalk host Ondi Timoner sparks a conversation with two innovative documentarians.

WeTalkShooting the Mafia: Truth Through the Lens

By Ondi Timoner | March 20, 2019

WeTalkShooting the Mafia: Truth Through the Lens

In the third episode from Sundance, Ondi Timoner is joined by the team behind the new documentary Shooting the Mafia.

WeTalkBefore You Know It: Producing Scripted Films

By Ondi Timoner | March 7, 2019

WeTalkBefore You Know It: Producing Scripted Films

Ondi Timoner is joined by the creative forces behind Before You Know It to discuss the highs and lows of independent filmmaking.

WeTalk — Exposing the Truth: Documentaries that Dig Below the Surface

By Ondi Timoner | February 25, 2019

WeTalk — Exposing the Truth: Documentaries that Dig Below the Surface

Ondi Timoner's WeTalk heads to the Sundance Film Festival for a discussion on how governments and corporations use and collect our online data.

WeTalk — Art For Social Change Through Women’s Empowerment

By Ondi Timoner | February 14, 2019

WeTalk — Art For Social Change Through Women’s Empowerment

At Art Basel in Miami, Ondi Timoner sparks a conversation on how various artistic platforms can shape the way our society views minority groups.

WeTalk — Art & Philanthropy

By Ondi Timoner | February 5, 2019

WeTalk — Art & Philanthropy

At Art Basel in Miami, Ondi Timoner leads a discussion on how philanthropic efforts can make art accessible for everyone.

WeTalk — Art and The Digital Age

By Ondi Timoner | January 17, 2019

WeTalk — Art and The Digital Age

At Art Basel in Miami, Ondi Timoner speaks with artists, architects, curators, and filmmakers who are embracing the fusion of technology and art.

WeTalk — San Francisco

By Ondi Timoner | November 2, 2018

WeTalk — San Francisco

Documentary director Ondi Timoner leads three panels about the women shaping our culture, live at Airbnb HQ.

WeTalk — Women of the Web

By Ondi Timoner | August 7, 2018

WeTalk — Women of the Web

Documentary director Ondi Timoner leads a panel discussion of innovative online entrepreneurs at the Tribeca Film Festival.

WeTalk — Women on the Edge

By Ondi Timoner | July 24, 2018

WeTalk — Women on the Edge

Host Ondi Timoner and guests discuss female sex workers and "blowing up" in a conversation recorded this spring at the Tribeca Film Festival.

WeTalk — The Ethics of Protest

By Ondi Timoner | July 10, 2018

WeTalk — The Ethics of Protest

At the Tribeca Film Festival, Ondi Timoner talks with four women who all use their platforms in powerful ways to fight injustice and create change.

WeTalk — Image Matters: Women in the Media

By Ondi Timoner | June 19, 2018

WeTalk — Image Matters: Women in the Media

Documentary director Ondi Timoner sits down with three successful media figures to discuss female representation on our screens.

WeTalk — Anthems for Artists: Sasha Waters Freyer and Xan Aranda

By Ondi Timoner | April 26, 2018

WeTalk — Anthems for Artists: Sasha Waters Freyer and Xan Aranda

The directors of Garry Winogrand: All Things are Photographable and Andrew Bird: Fever Year speak at SXSW 2018.

WeTalk — Voice to Power: Films for Social Justice: Alexandria Bombach and Hayley Pappas

By Ondi Timoner | April 24, 2018

WeTalk — Voice to Power: Films for Social Justice: Alexandria Bombach and Hayley Pappas

Ondi Timoner speaks with the director and producer behind the very powerful forthcoming documentary On Her Shoulders.

WeTalk — Direct Democracy and Our DIY Future: Megan Smith, Neha Narula and Samantha Snabes

By Ondi Timoner | April 19, 2018

WeTalk — Direct Democracy and Our DIY Future: Megan Smith, Neha Narula and Samantha Snabes

Three women at the very forefront of technological development engage in an electric conversation at SXSW 2018.

WeTalk — Startup Sparks: Arlan Hamilton, Emily Best and Jen Consalvo

By Ondi Timoner | April 17, 2018

WeTalk — Startup Sparks: Arlan Hamilton, Emily Best and Jen Consalvo

From SXSW 2018, the founders of Backstage Capital, Seed&Spark and Tech Cocktail sit down with Ondi Timoner.

WeTalk — Latinas En Media: Robyn Moreno and Cristina Costantini

By Ondi Timoner | April 12, 2018

WeTalk — Latinas En Media: Robyn Moreno and Cristina Costantini

From SXSW 2018, Ondi Timoner in conversation with the director of Science Fair and the founder of Latina Media Ventures.

WeTalk — Seattle Storytellers: Lynn Shelton and Megan Griffiths

By Ondi Timoner | April 10, 2018

WeTalk — Seattle Storytellers: Lynn Shelton and Megan Griffiths

Ondi Timoner kicks off her new female-centric talk show by sitting down with two longtime friends and cinematic collaborators.

Ondi Timoner (Dig!) Talks Michael Rossato-Bennett’s Alive Inside

By Ondi Timoner | July 23, 2014

Ondi Timoner (Dig!) Talks Michael Rossato-Bennett’s Alive Inside

The two-time Sundance winner finds magic in this inspiring doc about reawakening the memories of the elderly through music.