Emily Hofelich

Emily Hofelich

Independent Filmmaker

Other Roles: Producer, Director

Areas of Focus: Documentaries, Feature Films, Shorts

Biography

Emily Hofelich is a documentary filmmaker and new media artist exploring concepts related to collective memory and familial bonds. She received a B.F.A in Film and Television from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2007 with a focus in post-production. After graduating Emily began producing and directing her own documentaries. In 2009, she relocated to New York where she worked in television and as a freelance producer and editor. She also taught courses in film editing at Dutchess Community College. Emily received an M.F.A. in the Media Art program at Emerson college in May 2015. While there, she explored the convergence of her background in documentary with interactive installations. Her passion for filmmaking and education led her to a youth development position as the Digital Arts Specialist at the West End House Boys and Girls Club in Allston, Massachusetts. Emily is also Affiliated Faculty at Emerson College teaching courses in producing, production management, and video field production. Her recent work includes a short essay film, Explorer, which is a sequel to Family Archivist and is being submitted to film festivals. She also created an animation titled, Bridges, in collaboration with youth from West End House for Art on the Marquee at the Boston Convention Center.