ABOUT Lindsey Phillips

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Lindsey Phillips is a

documentary filmmaker + editor

She is known for directing and editing The Exceptionally Extraordinary Emporium, a film about the significance of costuming in New Orleans. The film has screened at several festivals both nationally and internationally, won two audience awards, and was chosen to be part of the documentary series Reel South that broadcast nationally on PBS in February 2017. Both her recent documentaries My Name Is Marc, And You Can Count On It and The Exceptionally Extraordinary Emporium focus on the idiosyncrasies, traditions, and cultural identities of specific communities — showcasing unique characteristics of place that connect with larger themes to which we all can relate.

Lindsey has worked on projects for publications such as Time Magazine, The New Yorker, CNN’s Big Story, and the Netflix docu-series Flint Town.

She is currently in residency at the Collaborative Studio though UnionDocs in Brooklyn, holds a Certificate in Documentary Arts from the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University and received her Bachelor's in Digital Media Production from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh.