Emma gained a Master’s Degree in documentary film making at UWE Bristol, having worked for various production companies including BBC Bristol, Tigress, Sealight Pictures, Wild Visuals and other channels respectively.
Her strongest links are to National Geographic, where based in Sydney she worked as an Associate Producer in the promo department, working across various National Geographic Channels including their Nat Geo Adventure and Nat Geo Wild.
Emma has been involved in the renowned and respected WildScreen Film Festival and Jackson Hole Film Festival in the US. Emma’ s passion also lies with working for conservation NGO”s such as Greenpeace in their media department, having worked on campaigns such as 'Save the Whale' for Channel 7 and Channel 9 in Australia. She has also been heavily involved in smaller NGO’s such as Ape Alliance and Grasp.
Emma has worked on productions such as 'Under Southern Seas’ - for Discovery Channel later titled ‘Ocean Super Mom’ as a Researcher under Wild Visuals production company.
Her training includes BBC Africa World Service in Radio features and various internships including the Natural History Consortium, for the popular communicate festival, Cicada Films, Parthenon and what once was London Weekend Television currently operated by ITV.
Well-travelled, she is adventurous and takes a keen interest in Natural History, Adventure and Conservation. Her development projects have seen her travelling all over the world – from the mountain gorillas and golden monkeys in Uganda working alongside primatologists for weeks at a time, to the wilds of Kenya and further afield to Australia where she lived and worked for a number of years.
A dual citizen of both the UK and Australia, Emma also has a number of dive certificates and takes great enjoyment in diving.
For New Earth, Emma heads up our Bristol office, and works closely with our co-producing partner Green Umbrella.