About

Emily Dynes is a Melbourne based filmmaker who specialises in writing and directing. She is the co-founder of Impel Pictures, an Australian production house and filmmaking collective. 

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I live and work on the stolen country of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation. Sovereignty was never ceded.

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Emily Dynes is a Melbourne based filmmaker who specialises in writing and directing. Her graduate short film ‘St Elmo’ had it’s world premiere at the Melbourne International Film Festival 2016 where she was selected to participate in MIFF’s prestigious Accelerator program; an intensive platform for emerging Australian directors. Her work has been awarded multiple accolades, both on the local and international film festival circuit. She was recently nominated as Young Australian Filmmaker of the Year at the Byron Bay International Film Festival, was a finalist for My Queer Career at Mardi Gras 2017 and was featured in St Kilda Film Festival's 'Under The Radar' competition for accomplished filmmakers under 21. Emily has written for Ramona for Girls Magazine and Girls will be Girls, an online platform for female & non-binary artists and her photography was recently featured in 'The World We Live In,' an art exhibit for Under 25's by the City of Port Phillip.She is inspired by authentic and diverse Australian stories, and is excited about getting female and non-binary filmmakers behind the camera.