Emily Atef is half French, half Iranian, and was born in Berlin. With her family she moved to Los Angeles at the age of 7. At 13 they moved to France and later she left to London to work in the theatre. Emily finally settled down in Berlin where she studied directing at the DFFB (German Film Academy). Her latest feature 3 Days In Quiberon competed for the Golden Bear at the 2018 Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) and won 7 Lolas at the 2018 German Film Awards (including Best Director and Best Film).Description above from the Wikipedia article, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.