Zazie Ray-Trapido is a filmmaker and producer from Philadelphia, based in Los Angeles and New York. Her experimental and documentary films create narrative vignettes of the quotidian and personal. Her films have screened at the New York Film Festival, Viennale, Curtas Vila do Conde, Athens International Film and Video, Antimatter, The Clemente Center, Mimesis Documentary Festival, REDCAT, and more.

As a producer, her focus is on live-action and animation non-fiction. She is currently producing projects commissioned by Yale University, awarded Berlinale Talents, Big Sky Pitch, Claims Conference Grant, and Ikusmira Berriak Residency. Zazie has participated in the Sundance New Frontier Lab: Philadelphia, and received the CalArts Research and Practice Fellowship. She holds a degree in Theatre and Performing Arts from Bard College and a Master’s in Film/Video from the California Institute of the Arts.

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