Erin Palmquist

Director / Producer / Cinematographer
From Baghdad to The Bay

Director/Cinematographer/Producer Erin Palmquist has worked for independent filmmakers as well as Lucasfilm, National Geographic Explorer, and PBS. Her first feature length documentary From Baghdad to The Bay is in festivals now and has won the Jury Award for Best Documentary at Cinequest and Best Film, Programmer’s Award for Excellence at OUTshine. She is the director of photography for 5 Blocks, a feature length documentary chronicling the revitalization of the Central Market Street neighborhood in San Francisco and also a producer and the director of photography for the documentary shorts series Oakland Originals. During the summer of 2014 over 24,000 viewers saw Oakland Originals shorts before feature films at the Grand Lake Theater. The next run of the series is in progress.