Emily Kai Block

Emily Kai Bock is a Canadian filmmaker based in Los Angeles. She has written, directed and edited music videos for bands such as Arcade Fire, Grimes, Solange, Lorde and Grizzly Bear. Her video for Arcade Fire’s single “Afterlife” won the Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video and a UKMVA for Best International Alternative video. Her short documentary Spit Gold Under an Empire screened at Sundance 2013 and on Sundance TV. In 2017, her short film, A Funeral for Lightning, premiered at Toronto International Film Festival, where it was selected by TIFF as one of Canada’s Top 10 Short Films of the year. It went on to win the Grand Jury Award for Best Narrative Short Film at the LA Film Festival. She is currently completing another narrative short film and prepping her debut feature film.t


Vimeo Staff Pick Mixtape: Emily Kai Bock

By Emily Kai Block | November 20, 2023

Vimeo Staff Pick Mixtape: Emily Kai Bock

To celebrate the 15th anniversary of Vimeo's Staff Picks, the acclaimed music video director chooses her favorite work on the site.