Emily is a UK-based Writer, with a strong interest in international co-productions. After two years of working in Europe as a Development Executive, and thirteen years of TV/Film industry experience in total, Emily made the leap into full-time writing towards the close of 2019.
Emily and Lara Barbier are presently co-writing a TV movie for Bavaria Fiction (Germany), an adaptation of a YA romance-fantasy novel for a streamer release.
Emily is also working as a Staff Writer for AGE OF QUEENS, a series in development for Readymade Films (Germany) with international broadcaster interest.
Emily’s own original project, THE BOOK-CLUB has been recently commissioned for development by Audible (Germany).
Emily and Ottilie Wilford have co-written an TV-series adaptation of Karen Gregory’s YA novel COUNTLESS – and, alongside Dan Sefton at Seven Seas Films (UK) and Black Sheep Films (France), the team are now pitching the project.
Last year, Emily was shortlisted as one of the final 4% for the Red Planet Prize 2020 (UK), was chosen as one of eight European writers to partake in Canal+ Cannes Series Institute (France), and undertook a Staff Writer’s role for a Writers’ Room organised by Federation (France).
In addition to her industry work, Emily is also completing an MA in Writing for Stage and Broadcast, at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.
After the completion of Serial Eyes in 2017 (https://serial-eyes.com), Emily moved to Munich to work at Bavaria Fiction as an in-house Writer/Development Executive. During her two years there, Emily was involved in Writers’ Rooms for: Season 1/2 of German-French comedy DEUTSCH-LES-LANDES (Amazon France / Magenta TV), Season 1/2 of Finnish-German crime drama, ARCTIC CIRCLE (Elisa / ZDF), and Season 2 of international drama, DAS BOOT (Sky). In parallel, Emily signed a development deal with H+V (Munich) to write her own TV concept, LIFELINE.
In 2016, Emily worked as Writers’ Assistant to Jez Butterworth on Season 1 of BRITANNIA. It was Jez who inspired Emily to start writing her own material.
Emily graduated from Goldsmiths College (University of London) in 2011 with a first- class degree in BA (Hons) English and Comparative Literature, and has been working in the TV/Film industry ever since.
SML (TV movie) / YA Romance-Fantasy / Bavaria Fiction: STREAMER
Age of Queens (TV Series) / Historical Drama / Readymade Films
The Book-Club (Audio Drama) / Contemporary drama with history interwoven: AUDIBLE GERMANY
Countless (TV Series) / Coming of Age Drama / Black Sheep Films + Seven Sea Films
Lifeline (TV Series) / Dark Family Drama / H+V
2019 – Arctic Circle, S2 Development (TV) – English Dialogue Writer: ELISA / ZDF
2019 – Deutsch-Les-Landes, S2 Development (TV) – Staff Writer: AMAZON FR / MAGENTA TV
2018 – Das Boot, S2 (TV) – Story Producer: SKY
2017 – Arctic Circle, S1 (TV) – Development Executive: ELISA / ZDF
2017 – Deutsch-Les-Landes, S1 (TV) – Associate Producer: AMAZON FR / MAGENTA TV
2016 – Britannia, Season One (TV) – Writer’s Assistant: SKY
2015-2016 – Denial (Cinema) – Director’s Assistant / Script Coordinator
2015 – Una (Cinema) – Director’s Assistant / Script Coordinator
2015 – The Front Desk (Webseries) – Co-Director / Producer
2015 – Eddie the Eagle (Cinema) – Directors’ Assistant
2014 – Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Cinema) – Producer’s Assistant
2013- 2014 – Kingsman: The Secret Service (Cinema) – Directors’ Assistant
2013 – A Little Chaos (Cinema) – Assistant Director
2012 – Edge of Tomorrow (Cinema) – 2nd Unit Assistant Director
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