Talent Guide

Emily McCann Lesser

  • Discipline:Producer
  • Program Year:Fast Track 2021


Emily McCann Lesser is a producer born, raised, and based in NYC. Emily’s films have screened worldwide, premiered at prestige festivals including Sundance, TriBeCa, SXSW, and Outfest, and been distributed by HBO, Samuel Goldwyn Films, Orion Pictures, IFC Films, and more. She is committed to telling powerful and entertaining stories about underrepresented communities and working with diverse filmmakers. She has been selected to participate in the IFP Week Project Forum, Inside Out Film Finance Forum, and Producers Guild Mentorship Program. She is a member of the Producers Guild of America.

Current Project

Our Last Summer


Westchester, Summer 1991. When his gay uncle Ira returns home dying of complications from HIV/AIDS, closeted teenager Daniel Rosen travels a bumpy road to self-acceptance and first love.