ABOUT

Hi!  I’m Emily.  I love telling stories with great people.  Especially movies where people punch each other in the face.  Don’t judge.

The formal version:

Writer – Director Emily Dell crafts innovative, high-energy stories in narrative and commercials.  She created and directed the series TROUBLED YOUTH for digital network CryptTV, which received received over 10 million views. Also for CryptTV and Blumhouse Films she created an original short for the feature film UPGRADE, which received over 1 million views in the first week.

Dell’s action short BATTLE currently airs on Robert Rodriguez’s El Rey Network. Horror short HELEN, (starring Aimee Garcia of DEXTER and LUCIFER) premiered at BIFAN, the world’s largest genre festival, and is licensed for air by Shorts.tv. She was selected by the showrunners of ARROW (CW) to shadow Director Andi Armaganian in October 2018.

Dell’s last feature, B-GIRL, airs on Showtime, iTunes, Netflix, Amazon and Alibaba. She directs commercials and branded content for clients such as Marvel Studios, Fox Home Video, PepsiCo, Estee Lauder, and more, and was awarded a 2017 American Advertising (“Addy”) Award.

As a writer, she has 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.