Elizabeth Thompson

Santa Cruz, CA, USA


Elizabeth Thompson produced and directed Blink (Emmy Award, ITVS funding, P.O.V. broadcast) and co-produced For Better or For Worse (Academy Award nomination, ITVS funding, P.O.V. broadcast). Her film Bookends was awarded the Jurors’ Choice Award from Black Maria Film Festival and Honorable Mention from the International Documentary Association. Her work has been supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, Sundance Documentary Fund, The Creative Work Fund and Paul Robeson Fund for Independent Media. Yaddo and MacDowell Colony have awarded her fellowships and artist residencies. She has twice taught at Stanford's Graduate Program in Documentary Film. Thompson holds a B.A. from Duke University and an M.A. from Stanford University. She is currently working on a documentary series and several VR projects. She is a member of SF Film Fatales.