Erin Brethauer is a documentary filmmaker and photographer based in San Francisco, CA.  

Erin worked at the San Francisco Chronicle from 2014-2016 where she and her partner (now husband) Tim Hussin co-directed the Emmy Award winning documentary, Last Men Standing. The film, about longterm AIDS survivors, was the newspaper's first feature-length documentary. During this time they also co-produced the Emmy Award winning video column, The Regulars. 

Before moving to the Bay Area, Brethauer was a staff photographer and multimedia editor for seven years at the Asheville Citizen-Times in North Carolina. Both her film and still photography work has been recognized by the Pictures of the Year International, Magenta Flash Forward, American Photography and can be found in publications such as California Sunday Magazine and The New York Times. 

Her ongoing film collaboration with Hussin called This Land Films can be found at

Photo by Tim Hussin