Lance Weiler

Lance Weiler

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Biography

Lance Weiler is a storyteller, entrepreneur and thought leader. An alumni of the Sundance Screenwriting Lab, he is recognized as a pioneer because of the way he mixes storytelling and technology. WIRED magazine named him “one of 25 people helping to re-invent entertainment and change the face of Hollywood.” Always interested in experimenting with new ways to tell stories and engage audiences, Lance has designed experiences that have reached millions of people via theaters, mobile devices and online. In recognition of these storytelling innovations, BUSINESSWEEK named Lance “One of the 18 Who Changed Hollywood.” In 2011, Lance was nominated for a International Emmy® in digital fiction for his work on Collapsus: the energy risk conspiracy. Lance sits on two World Economic Forum steering committees; one focused on the Future of Content Creation and the other examines the role of Digital Media in Shaping Culture & Governance. In addition, Lance teaches at Columbia University on the art, craft and business of storytelling in the 21st Century and is currently working on a slate of next gen storytelling projects.