Director & Writer
Los Angeles, California, United States
Are you not entertained? To director & writer Emily Dell, that's not enough. Through dynamic filmmaking in genre - horror, action, scifi, etc - she crafts innovative stories that show deeper look into human experience, while they entertain. She created and directs the series TROUBLED YOUTH for digital network CryptTV, the pilot gained over 10 million views. Also for CryptTV and Blumhouse Films she created an original short for the feature film UPGRADE, with over 1 million views in the first week. She was selected by the showrunners of ARROW (CW) to shadow on the series in October 2018. Her action short BATTLE currently airs on Robert Rodriguez’s El Rey Network and horror short HELEN, (starring Aimee Garcia, DEXTER, LUCIFER) premiered at BIFAN, the world’s largest genre festival, and is licensed for air by Shorts.tv. Dell’s last feature, B-GIRL, airs on Showtime, iTunes, Netflix, Amazon and Alibaba. She directs commercials and branded content for Marvel Studios, Fox Home Video, PepsiCo, Estee Lauder, and more, and was awarded a 2017 American Advertising (“Addy”) Award. As a writer, she sold a screenplay to The China Film Group, the largest film studio in China. Her graphic novel VERONA for Emet Comics is available wherever comic books are sold. For screenwriting platform ScreenCraft she creates screenwriting educational video and events, at the Atlanta Film Festival, Austin Film Festival, Shanghai Film Festival, and more, featured in Variety, Huffington Post etc. Dell studied film at NYU and has a degree in neurobiology from UC Berkeley.