Hey, I'm Emily!
Los Angeles, California
I'm the founder and CEO of Seed&Spark, which I started with a group of independent creators after the challenges and lessons of producing my first feature film, Like the Water.
It's not about fundraising, it's about filmmaking! Join the movement to shape the future of film.
F*ck Yes Series
F*ck Yes! is what affirmative consent sounds like. Sex made hotter. SoSFW (sort of Safe For Work.)
Like the Water
Projects I'm Supporting
11/9: The Short Film
A beat-by-beat depiction of a college party during the night of the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election.
16 days left
Blue Collar Hustle
Blue Collar Hustle follows 4 young black men in Stone mountain, Ga. Who attempt to rewrite destiny with a quill dipped in culture
44 days left
At The End Of The Day
A conservative Christian professor finds himself in a gay support group to stop their launch of an LGBT homeless teen shelter.
10 days left
About a Donkey
A quirky ensemble comedy about growing up, about growing old, and about a donkey.
2 days left
An ensemble comedy featuring the men and women of Stoney’s Rock Hard Palace - a male strip club with dancers of all shapes and sizes.
Poster Family To-Do-list: Throw perfect eight-year-old's birthday party, find wandering Grandpa and deal with cancer in the left boob.
An extended visual album following the journey of three young black men as they battle with societal conformity.
Dr. Steve Turner and Dr. Steve Mills create the world’s first true artificial intelligence.
The Benefits of Gusbandry
Love is so gay. One Woman, One Man, a lot of weed, a little crying and NO sexual attraction whatsoever. "Hilarious, irreverent.." - OUT.com
HERE NOW is a magical reality about the power of a parent’s love.
When girls talk, there's what they say, and what they're REALLY saying.
Half the Picture
HALF THE PICTURE is a feature documentary about working women directors in Hollywood.
"For Flint" is the inspiring story of neighbors banding together to rebuild a community torn apart by lead poisoning in the water supply.
Rosie travels with her best friend Tucker for a long weekend, and faces former high school friends as they all face uncertain futures.
F*ck Yes Series
F*ck Yes! is what affirmative consent sounds like. Sex made hotter. SoSFW (sort of Safe For Work.)
Jasmine, the new counselor at a Juvenile Drug Treatment Center, struggles to mentor a colorful crew of teenage drug addicts.
10 Days in December - Proof of Concept
One day you'll fall in love.
Bilingual, Underrepresented, Titless, Sallies. We are spoofing Latino stereotypes on TV!
Why is it rare, and not the norm, to have more than two major candidates? We interview experts and follow candidates learn why.
A closeted musical prodigy turned baby vamp must stifle her cravings, risk having sex with her roommate or suck her small-town campus dry.
15 years after the original, the Filipino egg-roll-armed avenger reappears in Fogtown to stop a mysterious drug syndicate...
It takes courage and strength to raise a child but it's constant doubt that consumes a parent.
The macabre account of a man whose inner demons drive him to seek redemption in the aftermath of bloodshed.
Saint Agatha of Catania was killed for resisting the advances of a Roman governor. Her story has always been told by men — until now.
A punk Daydream
Indonesia has one of the biggest punk scenes in the world, amidst poverty, pollution and oppression.
A mother embraces her child’s killer. A torture survivor ponders revenge. What is harder, or more crucial, than forgiving the unforgivable?
Black Kungfu Chick
Just an ordinary girl from South LA learns kungfu from her premed teacher to protect her community from local menaces in more ways than one.
Behind Closed Doors: Dana's Story
Based on a true story, a 12 year old is thrust into the world of domestic human trafficking. Incredibly, her mother brokers the deal.
Love, Hate, Church & State
Evangelicals rise against LGBT in TN, where politics are preached from the pulpit & both sides fight to define "liberty & justice for all."
Please Be Love
Nelly, a washed up dancer, falls head over heels in love and gets caught in the middle of a sticky family feud and a national disaster.
A young, sick Los Angeles actress visits her small hometown for a weekend to get evaluated for a kidney transplant.
Feminist Frequency's new video series about defying stereotypes, challenging the status quo, and being extraordinary.
In 1980’s New Orleans, a biracial punk rocker must destroy a cursed heirloom before she repeats the same deadly cycle as her ancestors.
The Ladies Almanack
Hélène Cixous, Eileen Myles, Guinevere Turner, & more star in the epic tribute to women's writing.
Tangerine Juice Fund
The Tangerine Juice Fund is crowd sourced fund supporting 1st and 2nd time women feature film directors. Donations are tax deductible.
13 Seattle-area female artists explore the uncanny, the supernatural, & the sublime within an abandonded building slated for demolition.
The Stone & The Stars
The Stone & The Stars is a short film that explores friendship, fear, and how the people we love lead us home.
A high profile case gives Alex, a gifted lawyer, the rare opportunity to ascend to the elite in his profession and he is willing to achieve
This is Nowhere
A coming-of-age tale about an innocent teenage girl living with her parents in a seedy motel on the edge of nowhere.
Not Phillip And I
Dealing with loss, Sylvia returns home to her family to heal, instead she finds herself losing her grip, and embracing her eccentricities.
Changa and the Jade Obelisk
An African Game of Thrones meets Harryhausen Sinbad
3000 Cups of Tea
Investigating the Rise and Ruin of Greg Mortenson
To complete her thesis, a PhD candidate must get the Holocaust testimony of her estranged grandmother.
Film Festival Secrets 2.0
Join the community that will shape the next edition of this practical guide to film festivals.
This Is Happening
YES! WE'VE HIT OUR INITIAL TARGET. BUT EVERY DOLLAR BEYOND 100% MEANS MORE CITIES AND MORE AWARENESS FOR THIS IS HAPPENING. PLEASE CONTINUE
BRIDES TO BE
The night before their wedding, two women battle sinister forces to save themselves, and each other.
Those that work backstage should never be seen or heard. . . until now.
A short action film: 5 minutes, one shot.
Money & Violence Season 2
Money & Violence is an in-depth look at the line where survival meets responsibility.
The New Orleans Sazerac
To make the perfect Sazerac combine one part technique, one part interpretation, and a dash of folklore.
Normal Valid Lives
One community's fight to accept and protect all kids.
3 aspiring stand up comediennes are chronicled by an inexperienced film student as they try to pull off the biggest show of their lives.
Radical Roots: The Story of a Food Revolution
In the 70s radical youth created an explosion of food co-ops, only to be torn apart in a war over what- and who- their revolution was for.
ONE DAY AS A PROSTITUTE
A slice of life documentary exploring sex work in 2015.
It was all bullshit...until the conspiracies started coming true.
See You On the Other Side
Love is a superpower.
After Ever After
When is it too late to save a marriage that's been slowly bleeding to death for years?
Of Dust and Bones
A desert recluse is visited by her dead husband's best friend, who arrives with an unsettling agenda.
The Last Glimmer
An unlikely friendship unfolds between two socially marginalized suburbanites who struggle to connect and survive on their own terms.
“The wHOLE” is a gritty drama illuminating solitary confinement made in collaboration with those closest to the issue.
Not one to be held back by unfair legislation, Sydney outsmarts the web of laws keeping her tied down and unable to get divorced.
Post break-up, a young mother chases after her "pre-baby" dreams by forming a stand-up comedy mom band with her best friend.
The Sibling Code
A hilarious comedy about a sister and brother who must come to consensus as they plan a funeral.
First Girl I Loved
A lesbian high-schooler in Los Angeles falls in love with a young woman even more conflicted about her sexuality than she is.
The Average Girl's Guide to Suicide
After a failed suicide attempt Sarah joins a group of fellow survivors trying to help each other succeed…at suicide.
LIFE IS TORTURE
Auld Lang Syne
An annual New Year’s Eve party becomes occasion for disaster as three couples' lives unravel spectacularly over the course of the evening.
I Wanna Fuck You Up
It's a Hoe-down and Missi wants revenge. Help her help you fuck shit up in "I Wanna Fuck You Up".
COLOURING BOOK PRODUCTIONS
Colouring Book Productions uses storytelling to make diversity normal. Help us "colour" outside of the lines.
Neither Shadow of Turning
Trapped in snowy isolation, husband and wife descend into torment as their lives are threatened by illness.
Sea of Fog
Strangers pass each other every day, unaware of what exists between them.
"Slut: A Documentary Film"
Sharing personal stories to explore how we can work toward a world that embraces female sexuality and supports victims of sexual assault.
Olympic Pride, American Prejudice
In 1936 when 18 Black athletes participated in the Berlin Olympic Games, history forgot all except one. This is the story of the other 17.
Hysterical Historical Hillary
Hillary in another breakup...breakdown to have a breakthrough
The 12th Step
Tim must deal with the hole left in his life after the sudden death of his wife in a horrific car crash.
Four drivers battle fatigue and mechanical failures in a 24-hour race around the clock.
A young artist unexpectedly falls in love, losing sight of her dreams of becoming a painter.
A kleptomaniac on the verge of a nervous breakdown.
72 Hours: A Brooklyn Love Story?
A teenager from BK has a ticket out of the projects and 72 hrs to decide if he’s up to the challenge
I Can't With You
When your best friend brings out the worst in you.
the Harlem Independent Theater!
A cinema and event space with a cafe-bar coming to West Harlem summer 2015.
Sleeping With Earrings On
Maggie’s marrying the woman of her dreams but will tension between her sisters ruin the day?
The story of an assassin, a job gone wrong and the woman she never expected to fall in love with.
Trapped in the bleak underworld of Zone 2, a mother and her disabled son fight for survival.
An average American husband and wife expose what they are most loyal to may be tearing them apart
You Are in Bedford, Man
A heavy metal legend has just been fired from his own band. And there's a dead groupie in his room.
Help the Texas Theatre get Digital Cinema (DCP)!
The historic Texas Theatre needs to add DCP to keep offering the best new and repertory films.
The Death of a Government Clerk - an Anton Chekhov story
Clerk in 1800s Russia, falls prey to his insecurities when an error questions his meaning of life.
A film about starring in the movie of your life.
The battle continues long after the war...
A comedic web series about female finances, fertility, and friendship. It's time to Settle Up.
Charlie & Poppy, A Short Film by Jennifer Potts
A young boy cherishes his grandfather who, from a train station platform, creates magical moments.
Cheap Plastic Mask
A meeting of two strangers in the bathroom of a Halloween party spirals into a waking nightmare.
Never Goin' Back
Dudes, drugs and an ill advised heist. Just another day in the life of two 16 year old girls.
Son of Somerset Files
After inheriting her grandfather’s UFO research, a young woman documents her investigation.
One man's relentless pursuit of justice collides with another man's bizarre course of revenge.
Across The Tracks
In 1960s GA, a young mixed girl decides to pass for white, a choice that follows her for many years.
Policy of Truth
Dwight, must travel home to his father, Walter, who is facing early-onset Alzheimer's.
One gold miner. One mine. One nightmare.
Finding Jenn's Voice
Homicide is the leading cause of death during pregnancy. But no one is talking about it. Until now.
A New York Pair
What happens when Molly and Charles must decide between ambition and love in New York City?
A young Filipino backyard boxer enters a Mexican fight ring in the San Fernando Valley.
A feature film about a lonely young woman who reaches out through The Screen.
An eccentric composer in the 1950's is given a magical instrument that distorts her relationships.
Everybody Does It
A young woman searches for her own orgasm
Directed by Women
Inviting the world to fall madly in love with & wildly celebrate women filmmakers & their films.
Pushing Out Daisy
A misled band of youths believes they found a religious loophole for releasing their inner demons.
Playful exploration of adults who enjoy the simplicity of childhood revelry amidst grown-up pressure
A pair of military scientists discover they are living inside a simulation and set out to learn why.
Everyone's plastic, but I want to be plastic.
Live a Little
An ambitious 9yr old must complete her bucket list since she expects to die by the end of the day.
Character-driven, stereotype breaking short films about loss from the creators of 'Kelsey.'
A solitary amateur ballplayer confronts an invisible past in plain view of a new teammate.
Trent fought in Iraq. Now he wants to live a normal life. PTSD has a different opinion about that.
Netflix for Lesbians.
Six young artists working and creating their way post-graduation in the city of Chicago.
Before the Spring
A man loses everything he holds dear before finding the strength to rise against a corrupt regime.
There is a New World Somewhere
A troubled woman is seduced by a stranger who takes her on a road trip through America's deep south.
Danielle meets her favorite guitarist, Astra, who reveals that she is a time-traveler.
Nia On Vacation
Escape is relative.
Living with the most common disorder you've never heard of.
SOAR shows what's possible when people with differences get the love and support they need to adapt.
In Honor Of
A woman comes home to a family gathering only to discover that she has walked into her own execution
A grindhouse short starring a quick-witted stripper who's out to get even with the men in her way.
Kibuki: Spirits in Zanzibar
An cross-cultural experiment in possession, trance, and the meaning of healing. A poem film.
The Lives of S.
The sordid adventures of an uncommonly resourceful girl.
A drama about those moments of childhood that never leave us.
TurtleDove Films are finding their wings, help them get off the ground.
DIBS - Season 2
DIBS is a series about two best friends and one serious relationship. Theirs.
I Am Thalente: In Theatres and on iTunes Now!
A homeless skateboarder travels from South Africa to the US and into the heart of skateboarding.
Her husband missing, a woman confronts harsh truths under the questioning eye of a police detective.
Over Under Through The Loop And Together Again
You can never have both.
Relationships can be hard. And people can be cruel. But that doesn't mean all hope is lost.
A young boy must defend his right to live on a desolate and destroyed Earth.
The Only First Time
High school sweethearts confront personal anxieties on the night planned to lose their virginity.
A documentary about the history of the steelpan and its influence around the world.
The Devil's Violinist
A violinist walks the line between beauty and pain as he repays his debt to the Devil.
Would you date a Sugar Daddy to pay off your student loans?
When a terminal illness strikes, one couple calls it quits... and for all the right reasons.
Save The Eveningstar Cinema
THE DOG is the story of John Wojtowicz, the real-life bank robber behind DOG DAY AFTERNOON.
A friendship is tested on the last day before heading off to college when a secret is revealed.
Exploring the commodification of the wedding ritual and how it maps on the bonds of friendships.
A father and son play chess during the apocalypse.
No Le Digas a Nadie (Don't Tell Anyone)
An undocumented youth fights for herself, her mother and her community to come out of the shadows.
Stoner Apocalypse: The Series
In a post-apocalyptic future, a renegade finds shelter among a group of amiable potheads.
A young man stumbles through spaces of uncertainty, breaking open memories & the shapes they take.
An Ojibwe boy searches for a safe place for he and his young sister on the Leech Lake reservation.
The Master Cleanse
Enter Park Slope's most transformative commune...
The Louise Log (Season 3)
She's got a high-maintenance husband and an over-active inner voice.
A short film in 168 Hours
Given only 168 hours, a group of talented filmmakers struggle to create a quality short film.
A true story about achieving your goals even if it is at the end of your life.
Maybe you should be afraid of the dark...
She Lights Up Well
A struggling actress moves home and directs a production to try and save the community theater.
A mysterious omen is ignored until those who experience it confront its terrifying message.
ZOMPIRE VIXENS FROM PLUTO!
Foxy zombie/vampires attack Brooklyn in retaliation for the declassification of Pluto as a planet.
Explore the relationships created and destroyed by war.
Movement + Location
A woman in Brooklyn learns the hard way that you can't always leave the past behind you.
Stories of the Unconscious
A short film of nine surreal landscapes where animals speak, statues bleed and people seek purpose.
Movies & Shows I Recommend
The Sound of Small Things
Percival's Big Night
Nrityagram: For the Love of Dance
Tick Tock Time Emporium
The Black Balloon
Cafe Regular, Cairo
Like the Water
I SEND YOU THIS PLACE
The Man Who Ate New Orleans
Jabberwocky (Director's Cut)
The Devil's Violinist
Sick Birds Die Easy