Emily Sheskin is a director and editor who has worked on award-winning documentaries, TV specials and advertising campaigns. Her work has been featured in numerous publications such as (but not limited to) The New York Times, National Geographic, and The Atlantic. She was also named one of the 10 groundbreaking women in film to watch in 2017 by Vimeo.
Most recently, her film on Jesselyn Silva premiered on the New York Times as part of the sixth season of OpDocs. From there, the film played at the IFC, LES Film Festival, and played as a BAMcinématek curated short during August with Brooklyn Bridge Park's "Movies With A View".
Last year, her short film "Traces" (co-directed with Veena Rao) was featured on Aeon, National Geographic's Short Film Showcase, and The Atlantic's Editors' Pick and premiered at the Hampton's International Film Festival. Her other short films have been featured in Fast Company's CoCreate, Complex, Huffington Post, and more.
When Emily isn’t directing independent films, she is directing commercials (for brands like Audible, American Express, and more) or editing commercials, tv shows, and films.
As an editor she has worked on HBO's award-winning documentary series "East of Main Street" (lead editor) and the feature film "Watchers of the Sky" (associate editor), which took home a Sundance Editing Award.