WRITER/DIRECTOR ERIN GALEY
Erin is an American film producer, director, writer, and cinematographer. Her film work has taken her around the world - from rivers in Chile, to villages in the Himalaya, to the red light district in Mumbai. She is known for her work on Sahasi Chori (Brave Girl), Points of Origin, featuring Ankur Vikal & Tessa Thompson, and The Champions. Her short Sahasi Chori premiered at SXSW 2013, earned over 10 awards and nominations including Best of Fest at Palm Springs, and played at over 40 festivals worldwide. As a commercial director she has worked with brands such as Nike, adidas, KEEN, the University of Oregon, and has worked on music videos for artists like The Flaming Lips, Emancipator, and John Lee Hooker, Jr.
Erin earned her Bachelor's in Literature with Honors in Creative Writing from Brown University (2002) and her MFA in Film, tracking in Cinematography & Directing, from NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Asia (2011). She is the Creative Director & Founder at In The Flicker, Inc. - a creative film agency & production company with offices in Portland, OR & Los Angeles, CA. In her spare time, she enjoys backcountry snowboarding, sea kayaking, and working in her garden in Portland.