Emily L. Harrold is an award-winning director, editor, and cinematographer from New York City. She has worked on a variety of projects ranging from short films to feature-length narratives. Emily is best known for her work on the award-winning feature film, The Miseducation of Cameron Post, which earned her a nomination for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film from the Directors Guild of America.
Emily began her career in the film industry as a production assistant and quickly moved up the ranks to become a director. She has directed several acclaimed short films, including The Bigger Picture, which won the Grand Jury Prize for Best Short Film at the Los Angeles Film Festival. She has also worked as a cinematographer on a number of projects, including the feature film I Believe in Unicorns.
Emily is passionate about telling stories that are meaningful and that reflect the experiences of diverse communities. Her work often explores themes of identity, family, and relationships. She strives to create films that are visually striking and emotionally compelling.
Emily is an advocate for the empowerment of women in the film industry. She has served as a mentor for the Sundance Institute Women’s Initiative and is a member of the Women In Film and Television organization. She is also a founding member of the New York Women in Film & Television, which provides resources and support for women in the film industry.
Emily is committed to creating films that reflect the full range of human experience. She has been honored with numerous awards, including the 2017 Grand Jury Prize for Directing at the Los Angeles Film Festival and the 2018 John Schlesinger Award for Directing from the Directors Guild of America. Emily’s films have been screened at festivals around the world, including the Tribeca Film Festival, the Berlin International Film Festival, and the Cannes Film Festival.
Emily’s work continues to earn recognition and acclaim. She is an inspiring figure in the film industry and a role model for aspiring filmmakers. Emily is a passionate storyteller who is dedicated to creating powerful and impactful films.