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Elizabeth Hemmerdinger

Elizabeth Hemmerdinger is Producer of the independent documentary, Capturing The Flag, which premiered at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival in June 2018 and will have its NYC premiere at the Margaret Mead Film Festival in October 2018. Hemmerdinger’s other new documentary, Perfectly Normal For Me, recipient of Latino Public Television’s 2016 Public Media Content Fund, will also be at the Margaret Mead Film Festival in October 2018. She is the Producer of Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me, which premiered at Tribeca Film Festival and was named one of the five essential documentaries of 2013 by Tribeca Institute. She is also Associate Producer on The Homestretch (Emmy Award, Independent Lens, 2015) and the Executive Producer of The Real Rosie The Riveter Project (NYU Bobst Libraries). Hemmerdinger is an accomplished playwright and screenwriter; she wrote and produced the short narrative film, Good Sister, starring Jessica Hecht and Grant Shaud. Additional current projects in film include The Girl With The Rivet Gun (Producer and Writer) and, in musical theater, We Can Do It! (Librettist). Her published plays include Squall, Road Rage and Pissed Sister (Playscripts, Inc.). Hemmerdinger is a Trustee of The Hunter College Foundation. She joined the PEN America Board in 2015.