My Work



Storitellah is a short film about photographer Brian Otieno, a Kenyan photojournalist who is documenting the vibrancy of life in Kibera, the largest urban slum in Africa under the pseudonym Storitellah.

Featuring Brian Otieno| Directed, Produced, and Edited by John Lavall |Produced and Cinematography by Kate Kelley |Produced by Audrey Emerson | Photography by Lou Bopp | Music Composed by Emmett Cooke | Colored by Arianna Shinning Star


Mind Over Battle

Since the age of 12, Javier Chavez’s life in Los Angeles has been filled with gangs, guns and drugs. But after years of close encounters with death and serving time in prison, he decided to change his life around.

Produced by Audrey Emerson |Directed by John Lavall |Cinematography by Kate Kelley |Edited by Lesile Atkins


Spark Change Summit

Audrey served as the event producer for Spark Change Summit 2018 & 2019. Spark Change featured award-winning producers, writers, directors and creatives – all focusing on entertainment that raises awareness, changes behavior, influences policy and catalyzes movements.   Spark is Presented by the Skoll Center for Social Impact Entertainment at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, Creative Visions, and Participant Media.

Sizzle Video: Directed and Edited by Chrysite Gouz |Produced by Megha Kadakia 


With Cancer

In the summer of 2016, Audrey was selected to travel to Beijing to participate in USC's Global Exchange Documentary Workshop where she was partnered with a Chinese Communications University film student to produce a short documentary about a Traditional Chinese Medicine doctor. That film entitled "With Cancer," went on to become a 2017 Student Academy Award Semifinalist.

Produced, Directed, and Edited by Audrey Emerson and Xueqing Chen


The Pamoja Project

The Pamoja Project is a documentary film that tells the incredible story of three Tanzanian women working in their community to uplift and better the lives of others. In Swahili the world “pamoja” means together. Together alongside the women in these stories, we will share their incredible journey of hope, humanity, and empowerment as they work tirelessly to create real change for the people of Tanzania.

Directed and Produced by Audrey Emerson