Hey, I'm Emily!

New York, New York

EMILY COHN has been making films since she was 15 and won a grant at 17 from the Tribeca Film Institute to produce her short film, Pierced, which went on to win Best Drama at the 2012 All American High School Film Festival in Time Square. Emily was written up in the New York Times for a web series she created called the “Do Not Enter Diaries.” Emily studied Creative Writing at Oberlin College and spent a year studying at the Prague Film School where her diploma film, Czechlist, won the audience award. Professionally Emily has worked for the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Ripple Effect Films, Astronauts Wanted, and Opening Ceremony among others.

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

JORDAN (The Post Production #SplashForward!)

Atlanta, Georgia Film Short
Drama, Fantasy

An adventurous young girl cares for an ailing mermaid only to discover she is not what she seems.

131%

This project got the green light!

The Sac Chich Project: A Film Repertory Company

Acanceh, Mexico Collective
Shorts Program

The Sac Chich Project brings together a majority BIPOC company of artists to combine resources and talent to make 3 films in 11 days.

137%

This project got the green light!

LINEAGE

New York City, New York Film Feature
Drama, Thriller

Best-selling author Annie Bell announces she’s writing an expose on her estranged mother, only to discover her mother is suddenly missing.

132%

This project got the green light!

Sing Canary, Sing!

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama

Before becoming trapped in his gang ridden town, college wrestler Devon must choose between the future his father wants for him, and his pas

117%

This project got the green light!

JUNIPER - Feature Film

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Comedy

An introverted millennial attempts to mourn her sister’s tragic death by escaping to solitude, but unexpected guests force her to confront

242%

This project got the green light!

Happily Ever After - A Musical

New York City, New York Film Short
Comedy, Musical

Fatin questions her decision to elope when she's faced with the reality of her dysfunctional relationship with her fiery fiancé, Gamal.

88%

This project got the green light!

Animal Instincts

Baton Rouge, Louisiana Series
Comedy, Fantasy

After struggling through several arguments, a moon goddess and a werewolf visit Theodore Krumpkin for couples counseling.

84%

This project got the green light!

CNT Productions

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy, Film-related Business

CNT flips the script on stereotypes one story at a time.

105%

This project got the green light!

BURST

New York City, New York Film Short
Adventure, Comedy

A candy shortage in the Bronx, sends a teen girl and her best friend on a mission to track down the last pack & get her first kiss.

114%

This project got the green light!

White Crow

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Mystery, Thriller

A sickly young woman's life unravels when she receives a heart transplant and begins to take on her donor's personality traits.

89%

This project got the green light!

Disfluency

Commerce Charter Township, Michigan Film Feature
Drama, Comedy

Jane spends the summer after college at her family's lake house where she continues to cope with PTSD after date rape.

124%

This project got the green light!

Passion & Progress

Lakeland, Florida Series
Documentary

When people of color set out an ambitious goal to reach their highest potential, only to be faced with societal barriers.

110%

This project got the green light!

Rent Controlled

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Shorts Program

The three Torres siblings are priced out of their hometown until an opportunity to achieve the unthinkable - rent control - presents itself.

103%

This project got the green light!

SF89: San Francisco Before The Internet

San Francisco, California Film Feature
Documentary

The last generation to come of age in a pre-tech San Francisco share stories of that time and discuss change at this point in their lives.

108%

This project got the green light!

THE PEMBROOK BROTHERS

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy, Satire

Fraternal twins Jack and Arthur embark on a chaotic journey to attain praise from the LA art scene.

85%

This project got the green light!

When the Wolf Comes Home - A BFA Thesis

Manhasset, New York Film Short
Drama

A man in the wake of his wife’s depression diagnosis must accept motherhood to truly become a father.

81%

This project got the green light!

End of Summer

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Family, LGBTQ

En route to their daughter’s College Move-In Day, a family’s car ride takes an unexpected turn when the father is struck by a heart attack.

114%

This project got the green light!

The Society™

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Thriller, Satire

THE SOCIETY™ is a dark comedy about being depressed, betrayed and seduced via ultra exclusive dating app... into a surreal pink nightmare.

91%

This project got the green light!

Magic Hour

New York City, New York Film Feature
Comedy

A suburban housewife decides to finally live her dream of going to film school without telling her philandering husband and bratty daughter.

82%

This project got the green light!

No Man's Land

New York City, New York Series
Documentary

The series will tell the stories of women-led communities around the world, supporting and empowering women in front of and behind the lens.

107%

This project got the green light!

Messy The Web Series

New York City, New York Series
Comedy, Romance

A web series about love, marriage, separation, kids, and dating all under one happy roof! I swear this will not make you cry!

100%

This project got the green light!

Sergey's Fortune feat. DGAF Bros

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Thriller

A hitman for the Little Odessa mafia gets in trouble with the boss after his mission gets thwarted by a pair of obnoxious YouTube stars.

101%

This project got the green light!

Unbridaled

New York City, New York Film Short
Comedy

Right before her wedding, Catherine has cold feet. Maxie tries to stall; it's a shitshow. Can they survive the day with some dignity intact?

106%

This project got the green light!

Like Love

Boise, Idaho Film Feature
Romantic Comedy

An anti-rom-com about a girl who just wants a friend, and the boy who falls for her instead.

100%

This project got the green light!

Swipe Left to Live

Long Beach, Mississippi Film Feature
Horror

A mysterious entity pits several girls against each other on Halloween night by forcing them to play a murderous game through their phones.

119%

This project got the green light!

Displaced

New York City, New York Film Feature
Horror

A young black man in Brooklyn must prove his new white neighbors are emissaries from the Satanic cult they both survived as children.

103%

This project got the green light!

Shield

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama, Family

Zoe overcomes her unusual attachment to a blanket with her foster mom's creative use of comic books.

104%

This project got the green light!

Kombucha Catch-Up, Season 2

New York City, New York Series
Comedy, Satire

A group of actors are forced to re-examine their toxic relationships and behavior upon graduating college.

84%

This project got the green light!

2 WEEKS

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama, Horror

2 WEEKS accompanies Tanya as she explores what it means to be asexual in a committed relationship and an actor in a “sex sells” world.

101%

This project got the green light!

Lady Parts

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy

A struggling actor finally gets her big break only to realize the glass ceiling can also be a camera lens.

85%

This project got the green light!

Good Girl

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Teen

A Latina teenager faces harsh realities and smashed hopes when she attends a party under false pretenses.

105%

This project got the green light!

Contemporary Mating Rituals

Los Angeles, California Series
Romantic Comedy

After a brutal break up, Maya signs up for online dating and is thrown into a whole new world of dating rules and rituals.

80%

This project got the green light!

PERFECTION

California, United States Film Feature
Drama

PERFECTION is an independent feature film about an unlikely love story that proves we are more than our scars...

89%

This project got the green light!

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