Keil Orion Troisi has been a filmmaker and activist since childhood. For a decade he has been a core member of culture-jamming group The Yes Men. He wrote and directed the corporate-horror feature "Human Resources" (2015), award-winning shorts "Mono Generation" (2017) and “Cicada” (2022), and produced and co-wrote "Peace Pipeline" (2021), a MAP Fund awarded performance film opposing Line 3, which won Best Documentary Short at Dallas VideoFest, North Dakota Human Rights, Wolf Tree, Skoden, and Jim Thorpe film fests. He won a NYFA Fellowship in Screenwriting-Playwriting (2019), and his screenplay “Aphids” was in the top 10% of both the Nicholl Fellowship and Sundance Screenwriting Lab submissions (2020).
Third Place
Trash Night
New York Genre Screenplay Festival
New York City
2021
Best Special Effects, Best Female Actor
Human Resources
Something Wicked Film Festival
Atlanta
2016
Honorable Mention, Feature Film
Human Resources
Workers Unite Film Festival
New York City
2016
Best First Feature
Human Resources
Global Revolution Film Festival
Long Island, NY
2015
Third Place - Thriller
Human Resources
International Horror Hotel
Hudson, OH
2015
Best Documentary
Peace Pipeline
Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival
Best Short Film + Audience Choice Award
Peace Pipeline
Skoden Indigenous Film Festival
Vancouver
Audience Choice + Best Comedy
Peace Pipeline
Wolf Tree Film Festival
Best Documentary Short
Peace Pipeline
North Dakota Human Rights Film Festival
Best Short Documentary Award
Peace Pipeline
Dallas Videofest
Dallas
Best Documentary Short
Mono Generation
Los Angeles Experimental Forum
Best Horror/Thriller
Catch and Release
Gladiator Film Festival
Istanbul
College
The School of Visual Arts
Film, Screenwriting
2007
Hometown
Rural Pennsylvania