Nazlı Dinçel has won awards and exhibited worldwide in institutions, festivals, and microcinemas including the Museum of Modern Art, International Film Festival Rotterdam, REDCAT, and the Hong Kong International Film Festival, among others. Recently, she received the 2018 Helen Hill Award at the Orphan Film Symposium and the Eileen Maitland Award at the 2018 Ann Arbor Film Festival. She is the recipient of a 2019 Mary L. Nohl Fund Fellowship in the emerging artist category. Dinçel is also building an artist-run, nonprofit film lab on the south side of Milwaukee. She holds an MFA from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Department of Film, Video, Animation and New Genres.