Emily Aguilar is an award-winning director in Los Angeles passionate about telling character-driven and emotionally impactful stories through film. Emily has taken the lead and completed over one hundred short films, video projects and commercials.
To date, she has written, directed and produced three feature films. Her films can be seen on PureFlix, Amazon, Encourage TV, Target online stores and more. Emily is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University’s School of Film & TV. She was an award recipient for the Film Independent/ LMU Incubator Lab program.
She is the daughter of immigrant parents from Peruvian and Salvadorian descent. She is a BIPOC female filmmaker who uses the power of film to communicate, advocate, foster empathy and raise awareness on several issues happening around the world.
She is in development on her fourth feature. Follow her journey @themomentem.
Unique traits: Creative, Detail-Oriented, Organized, Ambitious, Professional, Team Player and Passionate Storyteller
Film by THE MOMENTEM PRODUCTIONS (Horror) Director, Producer When a family has nowhere else to turn, desperate times call for desperate measures. A blood thirsty pipe monster awaits those who step inside the blood- ridden house.
Television (Comedy) Miscellaneous Crew When a misogynist gets knocked up, she is forced to friend crazy-ass middle aged moms of Venice Beach.
Clara's Ultimate Christmas
Film by THE MOMENTEM PRODUCTIONS (Family) Director, Producer A tech savvy ten year old video blogger's "Ultimate Christmas" unravels into chaos where her dad leaves to NY two days before Christas Eve and her dog, Luke, runs away leaving her in utter despair.
Film (Short and Drama) Producer Memoir is a film about a socially inept man with an abusive past who is forced to face his inner demons when he befriends a boy with a similar traumatic childhood.
Film (Short, Drama, Fantasy and Mystery) Producer In a highly capitalist society where the suicide rate is soaring, a 19-year-old pregnant girl is losing her willingness to live and decides to use the services of a hotel, the Styx Inn, specialized in assisted suicides. There, she meets a mysterious room service boy.
Film (Drama and Short) Director, Producer This short film explores the fear of losing a loved one. It follows the love story of an older couple when the one thing they both feared most is now happening. His lungs are failing and we are left to experience her grief along with the sinking reality that she has to live without him. Written by CJ
Film (Short, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Producer Laurel Chimera, an early thirties white collar worker, is passive and reserved in her own life. She is distant from her best friend at work and has a less than close relationship with her writer husband, Gary, at home. After she discovers a new young employee, Jim Harris, he becomes incorporated into her new recurring nightmare. As she investigates who Jim is, the line between nightmare and reality is crossed. Written by Anonymous
Film (Short and Family) Producer Haley, a precocious 6-year-old, wants nothing more than to see her father be happy. But recently, his job loss and divorce has weighted heavily on her heart. She decides to take action into her own hands and sets up a curb-side lemonade stand to make some dough. Written by Valentina Vee
Dead Men Float
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Film Independent Incubator Lab Award for My Brother's War
Best Student Short Film for Reminiscence
Florence J. Vlach Award for Writing