Emily Fraser is a San Francisco Bay Area documentary filmmaker committed to finding the poetry in the every day while provoking change around pressing social and environmental issues. Her work has been shown around the country and the globe, with screenings at Doc NYC, Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, LUNAFEST, the International Wildlife Film Festival, and the Pacific Film Archive, among others. Emily works as a freelance director/producer and cinematographer, and as a lecturer at Santa Clara University. 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.



MFA, Documentary Film & Video, Stanford University (2014)

Graduate Certificate, Ignite Entrepreneurship Program, Stanford University Graduate School of Business (2014)

Graduate Certificate, Documentary Filmmaking, The George Washington University (2010)

BA, Environmental Policy and Art/Art History, The College of William and Mary (2007)