Ora Dekornfeld

OneBeat 2016 Collaborating ArtistOneBeat Balkans Staff

Filmmaker

Brooklyn, United States

Ora DeKornfeld is a visual storyteller that seeks to shed light on the human condition. After graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, she went on to create work for the Los Angeles Times, the New Yorker, CNN’s Courageous, Great Big Story and TED. Today is a regular contributor to the New York Times. In an increasingly divided world, Ora seeks to document the indisputable human experience behind today’s most pressing issues, conflicts and questions. She is particularly interested in giving a platform to voices and stories that often go unheard. Ora’s independent work has received awards from Picture of the Year International (1st place), the White House News Photographers Association and South by Southwest Film Festival. In 2015, she was named on PDN’s 20 Emerging Artists to Watch in Film and Video. Her work has been showcased on National Geographic, The Atlantic, The Webby Awards, and the New Orleans Film Festival, among others.