emilie blythe mcdonald
Emilie is a film director and screenwriter who basically grew up in the back of a VW bus, traveling through the U.S. and Mexico. Her films have won multiple awards and screened at festivals internationally including BAMcinemaFest, Nantucket Film Festival, Palm Springs ShortFest, IndieMemphis, Sidewalk Film Festival, Cucalorus, and Berkshire Film Festival. She recently participated in Stowe’s New Voices New Mexico Lab with her latest project, AMAN AND FLOR AGAINST THE MOTHERFUCKING WORLD, and was shortlisted at Cine Qua Non. She’s also participated in IFP’s No Borders, Creative Capital’s Artists Summer Institute and the Indie Film Clinic. She has a BA in Film from Vassar and an MFA in Film from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She’s a member of Film Fatales and New Mexico Women in Film and is a founding member of an NYC-based writing group comprised of female directors. She currently lives in Albuquerque, NM where she enjoys mountains, green chile and thrifting.