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Emily Fraser

Director, Pinecone Pictures
Oakland, California US
Documentary filmmaker based in Oakland, CA


Emily Fraser is a documentary filmmaker committed to finding the poetry in the every day while provoking cultural change around pressing social and environmental issues. Her work has been shown at Doc NYC, Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, the International Wildlife Film Festival, and LUNAFEST, among others. Emily has worked as a freelance director and cinematographer in the San Francisco Bay Area since 2014 and has taught film production and eco cinema at Santa Clara University and California College of the Arts. In a previous life, she worked as an environmental consultant, focusing on projects in conservation, resource management, and alternative energy. Emily holds a bachelor's degree in environmental policy and art/architecture from the College of William and Mary and an MFA in Documentary Film and Video from Stanford University.