Emily Lobsenz

An award winning writer-director, Emily’s work spans fiction, documentary and interactive series. Emily’s most recent films include SANDORKRAUT, a festival favorite and selected as a New York Times Op-doc; the multi-award-winning magical realist film, THE NEVER BELL created with hand-crafted puppets; and her lyrical feature SONG OF THE BASQUES which explores the mystery us Basque culture. She’s currently in preproduction with a feature BLACK COMEDY she wrote set in Atlanta and shooting an interactive sports-tech series BODY HACKING. Emily’s TV pilot INVISIBLE ISLANDS recently won the TFI-SLOAN prize. Her works been recognized by Tofte Lake, The Jerome Foundation Tribeca Film Institute, The Smithsonian Institute, NBC's Talent Showcase, ITVS, Marble House, Stowe Story Labs, Brooklyn Arts Council, Fulbright Foundation and numerous international arts council. Emily’s studies in Literature, Fine Arts and Music at Amherst College initially sparked her interest in Film. She went on to earn her Masters at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London and then began her career as a cinematographer and production-designer in Europe. Emily is partnerships coordinator for Film Fatales plays the cello, speaks Spanish, French and Basque, and is an elite triathlete and long-distance runner.