Emma Fidel
Emma fidel

Emma Fidel is an Emmy-nominated filmmaker and journalist in New York City. Her feature debut, Queen of New York, premiered in October 2023 as the New York Centerpiece film at NewFest, New York City's premier LGBTQIA+ film festival. Emma directed, produced, and filmed the comedic documentary, which follows drag artist Marti Cummings (they/them) in their groundbreaking run for New York City Council.

Emma is also a co-producer of The New York Times' feature documentary Sorry/Not Sorry and the field producer for Raoul Peck's feature doc Silver Dollar Road (Amazon Studios), both of which premiered at TIFF 2023. She was the U.S. field producer for Nanfu Wang’s In the Same Breath (HBO, Sundance 2021, Peabody Award), co-producer of Take Your Pills: Xanax (Netflix), and co-producer of Once Upon a Time in Uganda (DOC NYC 2021 Grand Jury Prize, New York Times Critic's Pick). Emma previously worked as an award-winning director/producer at VICE News, telling stories about politics and policy, gender, and climate change. She has reported for The New York Times, Bloomberg News, and the Associated Press.