Lina Lyte Plioplyte is an Emmy, Clio and a Silver Lion winning director and cinematographer. For the past decade, Lina has been working as a freelance director & cinematographer, making numerous documentaries, branded content, travel pieces and short films that have been shown on MTV, PBS, Pitchfork and various film festivals, including Hot Docs, MIFF and IDFA. Lina’s feature-length directorial debut is ADVANCED STYLE, currently streaming on iTunes & Amazon. The documentary played in theatres and festivals around the world, from Japan to England and Canada to South Africa, and was reviewed by the Hollywood Reporter, the New York Times and the Guardian among others. Lina’s goal as a director is to call in the mystery of life and provoke change by telling compelling stories with interesting real life characters. She also believes in integral filmmaking, by hiring women and minorities, highlighting and supporting the communities that she films in, and making her film sets plastic-free.