Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee is an award winning and Emmy nominated filmmaker. His work has been featured on National Geographic, PBS’s POV, The New York Times Op-Docs, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Outside Magazine, Within, exhibited at The Smithsonian and screened at festivals and theaters worldwide. He has directed numerous films including Earthrise, The Atomic Tree, Sanctuaries of Silence, Marie’s Dictionary, Isle de Jean Charles, Yukon Kings, Soleá, Elemental, Barrio de Paz and What Would it Look Like. He is the founder and executive editor of Emergence Magazine, a quarterly publication exploring the threads connecting ecology, culture and spirituality. Prior to his work in film, Emmanuel performed with some of the biggest names in Jazz, as well as releasing two critically acclaimed records Previous Misconceptions and Borrowed Time. He lives in a small coastal town in Northern California with his wife and two children.