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Emily Lerer

World Builder
Nick Terry
(310) 497-5738 phone

EMILY LERER is a Directors Guild of Canada award-nominated director, and award-winning writer raised in the midwest by an empathetic special education teacher and charismatic rabbi. Her work explores the messiness of humanity and seeks to elevate under-represented characters.

She is a Second Rounder for Austin Film Festival, and two time audience award winner for "T-Minus", her trans-abortion-road-trip film (Out On Film, Newfest). Her films have screened at Fantasia, AMC, and Laemmle. Emily’s TV work includes: Shameless (Showtime), Twenties (BET), and Pretty Little Liars-Original Sin (HBO). She is a proud alumna of the Sundance Directing TV Intensive, AWD Directing the Actors Lab, Intimacy Coordinators and Directors Lab, and AFI Directing course. She is a member of Array Crew, The Television Academy and the Producers Guild of America.

Directing Reel "T-Minus" Trailer "Punch Drunk" Teaser "Other Half" Trailer