Lilibet Foster is an Academy Award® Nominated filmmaker and multiple award winning director, producer and writer of feature documentaries, television programs and integrated brand campaigns. She earned her Oscar® Nomination for producing feature documentary, “Speaking in Strings,” her previous film, “Soul in the Hole,” won the Independent Spirit®: Truer Than Fiction Award and feature documentary “Brotherhood: Life in the FDNY” premiered to critical acclaim at the Tribeca Film Festival before being released internationally.
Her work includes directing, producing and developing shows and sizzlers for major broadcasters including HBO, Discovery, ESPN, O2 and A&E, BBC-America, segments for Stand Up To Cancer’s live television show simulcast on ABC, CBS, NBC and most other networks, as well as directing branded entertainment campaigns for companies such as Sony, Apple, Shell, Rotella and Nike, with @radical.media. Additional awards her work has earned her include, a Cine Golden Eagle; an International Documentary Association (IDA) Nomination; the Honorary Webby and iFilms Best of the Net Awards; Jury Prize at the Newport Film Festival; Best Documentary at Paramount Studio’s WIN Film Festival; selection in competition at Sundance, Rotterdam and many more international Film Festivals; and Top Film of the Year nods by “Premiere” and “Village Voice.”
Lilibet conducted the fourth most successful documentary crowd funding campaigns on Kickstarter, for her newest film “Be Here Now: The Andy Whitfield Story,” which is currently in production and has an over 2 million strong following on YouTube and across every social media platform and the film’s website www.beherenowfilm.com She has been profiled and interviewed in multiple international news outlets including Elle Magazine, Sports Illustrated, The Village Voice, Access Hollywood, Time Out, Premiere, CNN, CBS, NBC, NY1,Germany’s RTL-TV, Italian Vogue, UK Sunday Daily Mail and many more. Originally from the Virgin Islands, she is a principal of production company, Asphalt Films Entertainment, based in New York City.