Emily Kuester
Emily kuester

Emily is a director, producer, writer based in Atlanta, GA. Emily got her start in Milwaukee, WI, producing short and long form documentaries, virtual reality experiences (2019 Sundance VR experience, “Ashe 68”), podcasts, and mobile apps. Most recently, Emily directed her first feature documentary, “Messwood” with 371 Productions and Participant Media, which had its world premier at DOC NYC 2021. She is the co-creator of the fiction series Black Girl Training, which won the first annual Keep It Colorful campaign with Seed and Spark and is now being executive produced by Mary Ann Marino. Emily was also a facilitator at the 2018 Mozilla Festival in London and was on a 2019 SXSW panel for a new WebVR experience, The Colored Girls Museum. Her career started in 2014 with a full ride to the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee’s Film Program where she served as the first Black woman to be elected as student body president.