Multiple award-winning filmmaker Dawn Scibilia was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York and is a graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.
Her debut documentary, HOME won critical acclaim and earned an Emmy Award and two Emmy Award nominations. Dawn co-produced, directed, photographed and edited the documentary featuring New York notables, Susan Sarandon, Woody Allen, Liam Neeson, Mike Myers, Rosie Perez, David Amram, Elaine Kaufman, Pete Hamill, Frank and Malachy McCourt, Alfred Molina, Fran Lebowitz, Colin Quin, Vinny Vella, Armand DiMele, Alan Cooke and a host of immigrant and native New Yorkers.
Dawn started in the industry as a Screenplay Analyst, Film Runner and Production Assistant, and has worked on New York based TV shows, music videos, and major studio motion pictures.
Dawn produced, directed and edited short films and directed Off Broadway theatre, including Noel Coward’s HAY FEVER.. Many influences include Stanley Kubrick, David Lean, Agnes Varda, the French New Wave, Jacques Tati, Fellini, Sam Fuller, and Michelangelo Antonioni.
New projects include, LOVE UNDONE, her debut feature narrative film set in New York and Berlin and a historical documentary AFTER THE VOTE: THE WOMEN WHO CHANGED NEW YORK, about Belle Moskowitz and a host of powerful women in 1920s and 30s New York.