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Emily Best

Founder & CEO
Emily Best founded Seed&Spark to make a contribution to the truly independent community in which she would like to make moving pictures. Seed&Spark combines crowdfunding and distribution in one platform for a seamless filmmaker and audience experience. In 2011, she had the great fortune of producing her first feature with a remarkable group of women. The spirit, the community and the challenges of that project, Like the Water, inspired Seed&Spark. Since then, she has toured festivals and conferences talking about social capital, was named one of Indiewire's Influencers, and recently launched Bright Ideas magazine. Before producing Like the Water, Emily produced theater, worked as a vision and values strategy consultant for Best Partners, ran restaurants, studied jazz singing at the Taller de Musics, and tour guided and cooked in Barcelona.