(Student Narrative) (Undergrad-NYU)
Screening Block A, Fri Feb 23 4:30PM
A determined young actress gets the opportunity to audition for the role that her mother originated on Broadway. When tensions arise between the two, the girl must decide whether to play by her mother’s rules or her own.
Director/Writer: Emory Parker
Producer: Elizabeth Groth
Emory is a NYC-based auteur and a recent graduate of the Maurice Kanbar Institute of Film & TV at NYU Tisch School of the Arts. She focuses primarily on character-driven pieces, often working both behind and in front of the camera.
In 2015, Emory created and starred in her own web series, PANTS ROLE. The show was a hit, winning “Best Web Series” at the Fusion Film Festival. Emory’s short film, “Changing of the Leaves,” has played dozens of festivals and received several prestigious awards including “Best Director” and “Best Actress.” This summer, Emory directed and edited a music video, “Manchild,” that premiered on Billboard.com and has acquired over 26,000 views on YouTube.
Emory is interested in telling stories about complex, fascinating women. With her new film, “The Perfect Fit,” Emory is doing just that.