Serena Dykman is a New York-based filmmaker, and a graduate from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Her work, ranging from comedy to drama and documentary, has won her numerous awards, including at the Cannes Film Festival, and has been selected in over 70 film festivals around the world. Serena is a "third-culture kid" born in Paris, and raised between London, Brussels, and New York. Her passion for travel has informed much of her work. Serena has won a total of 19 awards for her shorts entitled THE DOORMAN, BED BUGS & COMPANY, and WELCOME, which have screened at festivals worldwide, including Oscar-qualifying ones. Her next project, NANA, is a feature documentary about her grandmother who was an Auschwitz survivor and advocate for tolerance.