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, Mimesis Documentary Festival, Maysles Documentary Center, and others. She has participated in the Sundance New Frontier Lab, awarded a CalArts Research & Practice Fellowship, 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 film. She is currently producing projects supported by Yale University, Berlinale Talents, Big Sky Pitch, Claims Conference Grant, and Ikusmira Berriak.
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