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Em Weinstein

PHILADELPHIA, USA // Em Weinstein is a writer/director for film, theater, and television, most recently staffed on Amazon’s A League of Their Own series. While getting their MFA at Yale School of Drama, Em directed numerous plays such as the first workshop production of SLAVE PLAY by Jeremy O. Harris. Em has made two award winning short films that have played at festivals worldwide. Most recently, their film IN FRANCE MICHELLE IS A MAN’S NAME won the Grand Jury Prize for Best Narrative Short at Slamdance in 2021 and Outfest in 2020. Em’s film CANDACE won Best Short at the American Pavilion at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2018. Em has written, directed and developed work with theater companies such as Rattlestick Theater, Shakespeare & Company, Two River Theater, New York Theater Workshop, Working Theater, New Georges and the National Queer Theater. Em is currently developing features and television shows with studios and production companies such as: ABC Signature, Imagine Entertainment, Tribeca Productions, Field Trip, Animal Kingdom, and Pulse Films. Em is part of the AFI Directing Workshop for Women Class of 2021 and is repped by ICM and GRL BND Media. Em is transmasculine and uses they/them pronouns.