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Elizabeth has traveled across the country, bearing witness not only to the impacts of a changing climate but also to the resiliency of the human spirit.

Elizabeth Herzfeldt-Kamprath is an independent documentary filmmaker and graphic designer. Her experience includes award-wining documentary film campaigns, freelance video and animation editing, cinematography for documentary film, original graphic design and script writing.

As a visual artist and storyteller, Elizabeth brings a keen eye and a story-driven approach to the projects she is a part of. She has a background in stories focused on the intersection of the natural world and the human experience–from the devastating impacts of the oil industry in North America to the hopeful research being done on wildfires in the West. 

In 2021, Elizabeth became a member of New Day Films as a producer on Unbreathable: The Fight for Healthy Air. She has spoken to audiences across the country about the experience of telling stories about communities directly on the frontline of air pollution.

Elizabeth earned her Masters of Fine Arts in Film & Electronic Media from American University in 2018 and completed her thesis film Under Her Wings



2021 | NIHCM: Audience Engagement Campaign Grant 

2021 | Gold, Documentary, TIVA-DC Peer Awards
2020 | Best Environmental Feature, Chesapeake Film Festival
2019 | Emmy Nominee, Magazine Program
2018 | Best Director Student, Aphrodite Film Awards

2018 | Silver, Student Documentary, TIVA-DC Peer Awards
2017 | Student Film Award, American Conservation Festival

2012 | Mark of Excellence, Society of Professional Journalists
2011 | Emmy Nominee, Long-form Nonfiction
2010 | Research Grant, Canadian Embassy to the U.S.



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