Zazie Ray-Trapido is a filmmaker and producer from Philadelphia, based in Los Angeles. Her films expand on traditional formats of documentary and narrative, engaging with analog film techniques, archives, and performance. Her practice investigates relationships between memory, ideology and the environment. Her work has been screened at festivals and venues worldwide such as the New York Film Festival, the International Film Festival Rotterdam, Viennale, Curtas Vila do Conde, Athens International Film and Video, Glasgow Short Film Festival, ICDOCS, Maysles Documentary Center, and others. She holds a BFA from Bard College, and a MFA in Film/Video from the California Institute of the Arts.

As a producer, she focuses on creative forms of narrative and non-fiction projects exhibited at Tribeca, IFFR, supported by Ikusmira Berriak, Sundance Institute, Yale University, Berlinale Talents, IndieLisboa, Big Sky Pitch, and the Claims Conference.

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