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Deirdre V. Lyons

Co-Founder Producer & Performer
Ferryman Collective

Deirdre V. Lyons is a Los Angeles actress and producer, she performed in two 180 films, The Willows and Freakin' Weekend and was a cast member of award-winning productions of The Under Presents and The Under Presents: Tempest from Tender Claws, and Finding Pandora X by Double Eye Studios. She then started producing and performing in live VR immersive theater experiences with a group of creatives that formed Ferryman Collective, starting with PARA and Krampusnacht, a finalist for the PGA Innovation Award, and The Severance Theory: Welcome to Respite (in partnership with CoAct productions) which premiered at Tribeca, went on to be an Official Selection of the 78th Venice International Film Festival, the Kaohsiung Film Festival, Anny Fest, Church of VR and is the winner of ‘Best Narrative Experience’ at London’s Raindance Film Festival, winner of XR Must ‘Best Live Experience,’ winner of 'Best ixi Experience' from Giioii as well as an ‘Immie’ for ‘Outstanding Achievement in Live Virtual Reality Production’ and a finalist for the 2022 PGA Innovation Award. She is an occasional lecturer at Chapman University. Gumball Dreams is Ferryman Collective’s fourth productions and her directorial debut.

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