Photo by Monika Clarke.



Originally from London, Rachel Elizabeth Seed is a Brooklyn-based nonfiction storyteller working in film, photography and writing.

A 2019 Sundance Edit & Story Lab Fellow, her work has been featured in the New York Times, TIME, New York Magazine, BBC, Popular Photography, The New Yorker, Teen Vogue, NBC Left Field, on PBS and at the International Center of Photography. She was also a cameraperson on several award-winning feature documentaries.

She is a 2017 Jerome Foundation and New York State Council On the Arts grantee and an IFP Labs Fellow for her feature film, A Photographic Memory.

Rachel’s work has also received support from the Maine Media Workshops, the Kentucky Foundation for Women and the Roy W. Dean grant.

When not making films, she is a contributing writer for the Sundance Institute and No Film School, curates exhibits and is Executive Director and Co-Founder of the Brooklyn Documentary Club, a filmmaker collective of 250 members that meets monthly in Brooklyn, NY.