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Elizabeth Lo is an award-winning documentary filmmaker who is interested in finding new, aesthetic ways of exploring the boundaries between species, class, and unequal states of personhood. Her work has been broadcast and showcased around the world, including at the Sundance Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival, Hot Docs, True/False, BAMCinemafest, Laura Poitras' Field of Vision, New York Times Op-Docs, and PBS' POV.
Elizabeth was named one of the "25 New Faces of Independent Film" by Filmmaker Magazine in 2015, and was featured in the 2015 Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors' Showcase at Cannes Lion and the 2016 Next Director Award Shortlist in London. In 2017, her collected shorts were released by Video Project as an official DVD - The Short Films of Elizabeth Lo - for distribution to educational institutions.
Her films include Hotel 22 (2015), Bisonhead (2016), Mother’s Day (2017), The Disclosure President (2016), Notes from Buena Vista (2016), Treasure Island (2014), and Last Stop in Santa Rosa (2013). Elizabeth's work has played at over one hundred film festivals and has won numerous awards, including a Golden Dragon Award for Best Short Film at the Krakow Film Festival, a Cinema Eye Award for Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Short Filmmaking, and an IDA Award nomination. Elizabeth was the inaugural recipient of the 2016 Investigative Fund Fellowship by the Nation Institute. Her feature documentary in development, Stray, participated in the Points North Editing Residency and was a highlighted project at IFP Film Week in 2017.
Elizabeth previously worked as a co-producer and writer for the award-winning documentary television series, Our America with Lisa Ling. She holds a B.F.A. from the Tisch School of the Arts at NYU and an M.F.A. from Stanford University. Elizabeth is from Hong Kong and resides in Los Angeles.
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