Biography

Ilana is a Creative Producer and Designer for film, theatre, and attractions. Selected credits include: The Jim Henson Creature Shop (freelance fabricator); feature films Space Station 76 (Associate Producer; SXSW World Premiere), Possession (Production Designer); performances Swimming Upstream (Creator; Workshopped in the 2011 Cohen New Works Festival, Austin, TX), There's a Boy in the Girl's Bathroom (Set, Puppet, Projection Design; winner B. Iden Payne Award for Outstanding Production of Youth Theatre); and attractions: Night at the Museum attraction for the first ever 20th Century Fox Movie Park (concept development). Ilana holds an MFA in Theatrical Design from The University of Texas at Austin, and a BA in Art & Design and a BS in Textile Technology from North Carolina State University. DOWNLOAD MY RESUME

Artist's Statement

My work emphasizes diversity in storytelling. I combine multimedia and performance, writing and producing, physical and virtual to innovate and bring stories to life. The values integral to my design process, and the common thread among my body of work include: a love for detail, content creation and development, and creative problem solving. My global understanding of the design and production process supports my strength as a creative producer.
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