Tilane Jones

President, ARRAY

Tilane Jones is the President of ARRAY, the multi-platform arts and social impact collective dedicated to narrative change founded by filmmaker Ava DuVernay in 2011. Jones leads ARRAY Alliance, the non-profit group, as well as programming and production hub ARRAY Creative Campus. She continues to oversee ARRAY Releasing, the company’s film distribution arm, where she is responsible for the acquisition, booking and marketing of more than 40 independent feature films. Jones was recently honored with the Slamdance Founders Award, the film festival’s highest accolade. She is the fifth recipient and first woman and person of color to receive the award which is bestowed on an individual that supports the filmmaker community of Slamdance throughout their career. Jones is also a member of the executive branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and honored to be on the advisory board of Illuminative and the 2022 Gold Open Advisory Council.