Evan Abramson is an award-winning filmmaker and photographer born and based in New York City. Together with his wife Carmen Elsa Lopez, he writes, directs, shoots, edits and produces. In 2010 they formed Cows in the Field, a production house focused on telling the stories of people whose lives are impacted by social and environmental crisis around the globe — and on finding solutions.
Their 2011 documentary ‘Carbon for Water’ premiered at the Planet in Focus Environmental Film Festival in Toronto, where it was awarded the Best International Short Film. Other awards include the Sir Edmund Hillary Award for Environmental Film at the 2012 Mountain Film Awards; Winner, Best Documentary Short, 2011 California International Shorts Festival; Highly Commended, 2011 Development & Climate Days Film Festival at COP17 in Durban; 'Carbon for Water' currently continues on an international film festival run. Evan’s 2010 multimedia documentary ‘When the Water Ends’ won Best Short Film at the 2011 Tutti nello stesso piatto International Food, Film & Videodiversity Festival, and was nominated for a Webby, a World Press Photo Award and was a finalist in the Online Journalism Awards.