Eli Rarey is an independent filmmaker based out of Los Angeles. He works in fiction and documentary, as well as live performances and installation work.
His feature film The Famous Joe Project, premiered at Outfest in 2012. His short films have appeared in festivals and won awards all over the world. The short documentary project Two Faiths One Prayer has been viewed over 250,000 times on YouTube.
Rarey is a founding member of SCIENCE PROJECT performance collective and a regular contributor to online art and literary journal Ohio Edit. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Columbia University in Theater Arts and an MFA degree from USC School of Cinematic Arts, where he later taught in the Interactive Media Division. In addition to his work as a writer and director, he has worked in visual effects on both independent and major studio films.