Serena Dykman is a New York-based filmmaker, and a graduate from NYU\'s Tisch School of the Arts. Her work, ranging from comedy to drama and documentary, has won her over 25 awards in the past two years. Her films THE DOORMAN, BED BUGS & COMPANY, and WELCOME have been selected in over 80 film festivals around the world, including at the Cannes Film Festival, and Oscar-qualifying film festivals. Serena is a \"third-culture kid\" born in Paris, and raised between London, Brussels, and New York. Her passion for travel has informed much of her work. Serena’s first feature film, NANA, is a transgenerational documentary about her grandmother, Maryla Michalowski-Dyamant, an Auschwitz survivor and activist for tolerance. Serena is the founder and president of Dyamant Pictures, a New York-based production company.