Denali Tiller

Denali Tiller is a documentary director and producer dedicated to collaborative, compassionate and human-centered storytelling. Her award-winning feature debut, TRE MAISON DASAN (PBS / Independent Lens, 2018), collaboratively follows the lives of three young boys, each growing up with a parent in prison. She has directed two award-winning short films, SONS AND DAUGHTERS OF THE INCARCERATED (2015 BAFTA shortlist) and LITTLE SPARKS (2021 Award of Excellence, Canada Shorts). In 2022, she produced and edited a short film about the James Webb Space Telescope for Quanta Magazine, which went on to win a Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting and a Gold Medal for the 2022 Telly Awards. Denali has also worked as an Editor, Producer and Story Producer for feature documentaries and unscripted television including JACINTA (Hulu), SURVIVING JEFFEREY EPSTEIN (Showtime), TRAFFICKED (Nat Geo) and CRIME SCENE (Netflix). She has also worked internationally, producing films for the US Agency for International Development in Ghana, Uganda and Tanzania, and for the Berlin-based production company, Gebrueder Beetz Filmproduktion. In her spare time, Denali is a visual artist in painting, mixed-media, and sculpture. She lives and works in Queens, NY.