Kira Dane is a half-Japanese filmmaker, painter, and native New Yorker. She attended New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts with a degree in Film and Television.
After graduating from NYU, Kira worked as an associate producer on Humans of New York: The Series, which was nominated for an Emmy award in 2018.
She is currently working on Mizuko, a short animated documentary supported by the Tribeca If/Then Documentary Program. She was also recently chosen as a 2019 fellow of the Sundance Ignite Program.
When she's not filmmaking, you can probably find Kira at the Russian Turkish Baths.