*Deep Dish Apocalypse, Emily's latest short film (a zombie rom-com), screened at 11 film festivals this year, including Dances with Films, The Napa Valley Film Festival, and Hollyshorts. Emily was nominated for Best Lead Actress at the
Emily is a Los Angeles actress, filmmaker, and writer. She's produced and starred in three short films and a web series.
Notable projects include the award-winning sci-fi comedy short, Future Boyfriend (Tribeca Film Festival), the award-winning horror-comedy short, Deep Dish Apocalypse (Dances with Films, Napa Valley Film Fest) and Wet Dreams: One Woman's Chance at Touching Gold, finalist for the Bill Murray Comedic Shorts Award and runner up for the Audience Choice Award at the Twin Cities Film Fest.
A fan of comedy, she took her first improvisation class as a teenager and later went on to study improv in New York and Los Angeles, completing UCB level 401 and performing with improv troupes Baby Mafia and Trench Coat Secret.
She's currently writing a short film and her first feature, which she plans on producing in the near future.
Horror Hotel Fest. The film won the Best Ensemble Award at Hollywood Horror Fest, Best Horror-Comedy Short at the Horror Hotel Fest, was runner up for Best Genre Short at Salute Your Shorts Film Festival, and was a finalist for the Bill Murray Comedic Shorts Award at the Twin Cities Film Fest. It premiered on the You Tube horror channel ALTER and can also be seen on Omeleto, CGBros, and MadArtistPublishing.
Click here to see a behind the scenes video of Deep Dish Apocalypse and learn how the team built an abandoned subway platform out of cardboard.
*Wet Dreams: One Woman's Chance at Touching Gold, was a finalist for the Bill Murray Comedic Shorts Award and runner up for the Audience Choice Award at the Twin Cities Film Fest. Emily wrote, produced, and starred in the film.
*Future Boyfriend, a short sci-fi rom-com produced by and starring Emily and Ron Morehouse, featuring French Stewart.
The film's awards and accomplishments include:
Premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival
Won the Audience Choice Award at the Pensacon Film Festival
Screened at a total of 15 festivals
Was featured as a part of United Airlines's short film selections for 6 months
*Emily played multiple characters in the play Old Man in a Big Car, directed by Dan Castellaneta, written by Deb Lacusta, and starring Paul Dooley.
*Girlz in the 'Wood has nearly 100 episodes in which Emily talks to actors, performers, and artists of all kinds about their adventures living and working in Hollywood.