Winnipeg born, Los Angeles bred, Esther Zeilig is an emerging writer/director living and working in L.A. She received her BA from UCLA in Film and Television with a concentration in cinematography, and earned her MFA from the Film Directing Program at California Institute of the Arts (CalArts). There, she was mentored by filmmaker Josephine Decker, who instilled in her a strong sense of collaborative rehearsal processes and bold, unconventional story structure.
Esther's work has screened at the REDCAT Center for Contemporary Arts in Los Angeles, the Fantasia International Festival in Montreal, the Atlanta Underground Film Festival, and has been featured on Film Shortage and post-punk.com.
California Institute of the Arts- MFA,
Film Directing (2019)
UCLA - BA, Film & Television (2012)
EXPERIENCE / SKILLS
Photography & Photo Editing