Ondi Timoner is a film director, producer and entrepreneur. Her films include the documentaries "DIG!", "We Live in Public" and "Join Us" for which she's won two Grand Jury prizes at the Sundance Film Festival.
She's also directed music videos for artists like Paul Westerberg, the Jonas Brothers and Run-DMC and she hosts a weekly talk show, "BYOD," on http://www.thelip.tv that features interviews with other documentary filmmakers.
At this year's South by Southwest Film Festival she debuted her new online video portal, "A Total Disruption," featuring an interview with Shepard Fairey. "A Total Disruption" is a partner program on The TYT Network.
In this interview with The Young Turks' Cenk Uygur (http://twitter.com/cenkuygur), Ondi Timoner talks about how she got started in documentary films, how documentary filmmakers earn a living, her upcoming films about comedian Russell Brand and visual artist Robert Mapplethorpe, the unsatisfying and fickle experience of fame, her favorite documentary right now and how she chooses the topics to address in her films.
Follow Ondi Timoner on Twitter: http://twitter.com/onditimoner
Visit her innovation portal here: http://www.atotaldisruption.com
Check out her production company here: http://www.interloperfilms.com
Direct download: TYT_Interviews_Ondi_Timoner.mp3
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