Emily Richardson is a UK based filmmaker who creates film portraits of particular places. Her work focuses on sites in transition and covers an extraordinarily diverse range of landscapes including empty East London streets, forests, North Sea oil fields, post-war tower blocks, empty cinemas and Cold War military facilities. She is currently doing a practice-led PhD on modern architectural space in artists’ film and video at the Royal College of Art in London. Her films have been shown in galleries, museums and festivals internationally. She was awarded the Gilles Dusein Prize, Paris 2009 in recognition of her films. Her work is distributed by Lux, London and Light Cone, Paris.