Arielle Knight

Arielle Knight is a New York-based filmmaker and creative producer. Mining the absurd, the mythological and the mundane, the work of her life and practice seeks to center and recover the multiplicity of human experiences and the narrative possibilities therein. Through her own filmmaking practice and in collaboration with like-minded creators, Arielle aims to inundate the world with the dreams, visions, and beauty of diverse perspectives on screen. Arielle has directed emotionally resonant short form and commercial projects for clients like Lexus, Audible and eBay. She has also worked to champion progressive political issues and candidates through her work with Everytown Against Gun Violence, the Stacy Abrams campaign and ActBlue. Her work has been sustained through the support of the Jacob Burns Creative Culture Fellowship, Chicken and Egg, NYC Women’s Fund for Media in association with the New York Foundation for the Arts, If/Then and Field of Vision. Arielle is a member of the Brown Girls Doc Mafia. In 2020 she was selected as one of four emerging directors to receive funding and support from Tribeca Studios and Queen Latifah’s Queen Collective, her short film A SONG OF GRACE premiered at the Tribeca film festival in 2021 and won Best Documentary short at the 2021 Idlewild Film Festival. Arielle is currently developing her first directorial feature project.