Emily Sheskin is a director who was recently featured in Vimeo’s “10 Groundbreaking Women in Film to Watch in 2017.” Her short films have been featured at festivals across the United States and abroad, such as but not limited to HotDocs, Big Sky, and the Tacoma Film Festival. Most recently, her short film Traces (co-directed with Veena Rao) explored concerns around genetic surveillance and premiered online in Aeon Magazine. From there, it was featured in National Geographic and The Atlantic and went on to play as an official selection in the 2016 Hamptons International Film Festival. She holds a BFA from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts and is a member of New York Women in Film & Television, The Film Shop, and IFP. You can learn more about her at emilysheskin.com.