Lyle Mitchell Corbine, Jr

Lyle Mitchell Corbine Jr. is a writer and director who was listed as one of Variety’s 10 Directors to Watch for 2021,due to his feature film debut Wild Indian's premiere in the U.S. Dramatic Competition at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival. Corbine Jr.’s love of movies began while growing up on Native American reservations in Wisconsin and Minnesota. He first gained recognition for his short films Shinaab and Shinaab, Part II which screened respectively at the 2017 and 2019 Sundance Film Festival and the 2017 and 2018 Toronto International Film Festival. The films earned him support from the Sundance Institute Screenwriters Lab and Directors Lab in 2017 and 2018, along with aid from additional independent film nonprofits including McKnight Foundation and Cinereach.