Brian Lilla (Director/Producer) is an award winning American documentary filmmaker. Lilla's first films began with raw super-8 footage of skateboarding empty pools in his 1999 short Twenty To Life and would later be nominated for best documentary short for Tale Of Two Bondage Models at the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival. From 2009-2011 Lilla directed Patagonia Rising which investigated the impacts of a proposal to build five large scale dams in the heart of Patagonia, Chile. The film enjoyed an award winning festival run before it was released on Net-Flix, The Discovery Channel and other international television outlets. After an aggressive outreach campaign, Patagonia Rising informed and impacted the Chilean governments unanimous decision in 2013 to not build the proposed dams. Followed up in 2017 with Ballroom Confidential, an intimate feature length documentary on aging, loss and the healing powers of ballroom dancing, Lilla would go on to direct Children Of The Vine, a 2018-2021 investigation into the health impacts of Monsanto's herbicide Roundup. Children Of The Vine is slated for release in 2022. Lilla lives with his wife and two children in Napa, California and now focuses his attention on Garbage & Greed: Trashed In Napa Valley.