Emily Abt Net Worth
Emily Abt made money by Directors niche. For all time, at the moment, 2016 year, Emily Abt earned $40 Million. Exact sum is $40000000.
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Profession: Director, Writer, Producer
Education: Columbia University
Spouse: Shamik Dasgupta (m. 2007)
Movies: Toe to Toe, All of Us, Take It From Me
Wikipedia Source: Emily Abt
Selected as one of Variety Magazines Top 10 Directors to Watch, Emily Abt is an award-winning filmmaker dedicated to creating fiction and documentary projects with social issue themes. Her work has been lauded by publications such as the New York Times for gaining unprecedented access into hidden worlds and taking an honest approach to delicate subject matter. She has produced and directed documentaries for networks such as PBS, The Oprah Winfrey Network, MTV, Showtime and the Sundance Channel. She also directs documentary-style commercial campaigns, most recently for Johnson & Johnson. Abts first documentary, Take It From Me, is about the human impact of welfare reform. She created the film when she was a 23 year-old caseworker in New York City and it aired nationwide on PBS as part of their highly acclaimed P.O.V. series 2001 season. In 2004 Abt received her MFA in Film Directing from Columbia Universitys graduate film school. Her thesis film was created when she was awarded a yearlong Fulbright fellowship to live in London and collaborate with local Muslim girls. All of Us her second documentary feature, was about a young doctors fight against HIV/AIDS among black women and was the Showtime Networks World AIDS Day film in 2008. Abts first narrative feature Toe to Toe, which she wrote, directed and co-produced, premiered in the Dramatic Competition at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival and was released nationwide in 2010 by Strand Releasing. Recent feature projects include True To The Game, a screen adaptation of the New York Times bestseller and Audreys Run, currently in development. Abt is also in production on a documentary titled Daddy Dont Go, which follows four young men in New York City as they struggle to be good fathers despite daunting odds. Abt teaches narrative and documentary filmmaking at Princeton University. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two daughters.