Visiting Assistant Professor
Dana Reilly is an independent documentary filmmaker. Her films are intimate and collaborative, exploring how work, love, and family shape women’s sense of self. She is grateful to those who share their stories and time with her.
Her first short film, MS DIVA TRUCKER, premiered at Big Sky Documentary Film Festival in 2021, won the Jury Award at the PBS Shorts Festival and is currently available to stream on NoBudge.com. Her most recent short, a personal documentary, FAVORITE DAUGHTER, screened globally at festivals including Telluride, DOC NYC, and DocAviv, was picked up by MTV Documentary Films, and is currently streaming on Paramount+. She is currently developing her first feature-length documentary film.
BA, 2012, International Relations, Brown University
MFA, 2021, Film & TV Production, University of Texas at Austin