Meet Christel Cornilsen: An international filmmaker harnessing the power of storytelling as a tool for social change.

Get to know our 2022 Arts GameChanger, Christel Cornilsen, as she shares her insight and international career journey as a director, writer and producer. Based in LA, the director, writer and producer has worked all over the world as a commercial and documentary filmmaker, focused on socially-conscious, investigative and comedic storytelling. Christel wrote and directed An Idiot’s Guide to Climate Change starring Hollywood star Rainn Wilson from The Office and climate change activist Greta Thunberg. She also produced and shot for the Emmy-winning US TV show INTERVENTION, focusing on the subject of drug and alcohol addiction. Her work has attracted millions of viewers all over the world, engaging audiences in powerful conversations about some of the most pressing issues facing our planet. Read more.