Araceli Lemos is a director and writer born in Athens, Greece and currently based in Los Angeles. She holds an M.F.A. in Film Directing from CalArts as a Fulbright Scholar and a B.A. in Economic Science with specialization on International and European Economics from the Athens University of Economics. She is also a recipient of the Onassis Public Benefit Foundation Scholarship and the Gerondelis Foundation Scholarship. She has also worked as a documentary film editor, an art director and an instructor to theater and film theory classes. Her short film, Miguel Alvarez Wears a Wig, has screened at several festivals worldwide, including Tampere, Outfest and Leeds among others. She has been commissioned video work for the American Embassy in Greece, the label company Inner Ear, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, amongst others.