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Emilie McDonald

Actress, Director, Producer, Writer
City:Sunnyside
State:NY
Country:US
 
About Me
Emilie McDonald is a New York-based filmmaker and Vassar grad. She worked at Milk & Honey Films in L.A. as Director of Feature Film Development and at Filmmakers Alliance as Creative Director. She has written and directed several short films, and her most recent is "Crossing the River" (2012) which has screened at the SAG (Screen Actors Guild) Foundation Short Film Showcase, Dances With Films, WAMMFest, Twin Rivers Media Festival, NYC Downtown Short Film Festival (Best Ensemble Cast), San Antonio Film Festival, and NewFilmmakers. Other films include "Other People's Houses" (2010). She has penned three feature scripts and is currently developing a feature based on a true story in South Carolina in the 1970's (Finalist, Tribeca All Access and Creative Capital Grant).
 
 
My Films on NewFilmmakers Online

Crossing the River

Drama

Inspired by a true story, "Crossing the River" is about a young white boy who is influenced to commit a hate crime against a biracial girl who is his friend.


Other People's Houses

Drama, Islamic

When a lonely, struggling single mom searches for a connection with a clique of upwardly mobile moms, she finds that the greatest connection is the one with her daughter.