Liz Charky is an artist + director, creating across disciplines of film and live performance. 

she creates short films, music videos, and live dance-theater projects.

at her best and available for hire:
cinematography + photography
directing + producing


Liz Charky holds a dual degree in Film Studies and Dance from Connecticut College where she studied directing, choreography, and cinematography. Her work has been created with support from 6BASE, AUNTS at Superchief Gallery, Bowery Poetry Club, Chez Bushwick, Dixon Place, Outpost Artist Resources, Tight 5 at HOWL! Happening, Movement Research at the Judson Church, YoungArts at Baryshnikov Arts Center, Green Space LIC, YES NOISE! at the High Line,Triskelion Arts and more. As an ongoing collaborator in Kim Brandt's work, Liz has performed in projects at numerous spaces including The Shed, MoMa PS1, Pioneer Works, The Guggenheim Museum, The Invisible Dog, The Kitchen.

She is a 2019 artist in residence at Outpost Artist Resources (Cuts and Burns Video Residency) and Cucalorus Film Festival (Dancemaker’s Residency).

In 2017, she co-lensed "La Medea" a latin-disco feature film directed by Yara Travieso that screened at numerous festivals including SXSW and Miami Film Festival. In 2018, she worked with Allison Behringer, supporting additional reporting and research for season one of the KCRW/NPR podcast "Bodies". Most recently, she is producing "A Syrian Woman" (dir. Louis DeCaprio), a short documentary highlighting refugee women's stories in Jordan, currently in post-production with support from UNICEF, as well as co-producing a feature documentary film "Visions of the Forest" with (dir. Maxi Cohen), covering global stories on ayahuasca from indigenous shamans, scientists, and researchers.

photo: Benji Ashe

photo: Benji Ashe