January 2024: HOPE STREET
My Hope Street episodes (Season 3 episode 7 and episode 8) are now up on BBC iPlayer and airing in Northern Ireland.
April 2023: HOPE STREET
Excited to be directing HOPE STREET, the popular BBC/BritBox police drama series, for Long Story TV.
Directing more episodes of life on the cobbles, always fun to work with such a cracking cast and crew. Due to air in March/April 2021.
Excited to be represented in the US by STAGECOACH ENTERTAINMENT and to have my O1 visa approved. Looking forward to directing more US series in the near future.
Holby City
I've just directed 'Holby City' on the BBC Continuing Drama Directors Scheme - my episode airs on Tuesday 9th April
New Representation
Excited to say I'm now represented by Ed Hughes at Linda Seifert Management! You can reach him at ed@lindaseifert.com or +44 (0) 203 214 8293
Trailer for THIN AIR released
Watch the trailer for Thin Air here
In the News - THIN AIR
Read the full account of my latest short film Thin Air, featured in this month's Digital FilmMaker magazine here
Moving family drama starring Wanda Opalinska, shooting in London.
All Over the Workplace
Emma features in a recent episode of CBBC's 'All Over The Workplace', mentoring young directors.
Red River released online
Red River is now available on Vimeo - click here to watch
Red River wins Best Short Film Award at Tweetfest 2016
Red River has won the Best Short Film Award at the Tweetfest 2016 Film Festival at Hackney Picturehouse. Lead actress Nikhita Mani (pictured here) also received a Special Mention for her performance.
The New Current Interview with Red River director
The New Current features an interview with Emma. Part of a Cannes 2016 feature.
Red River goes to Cannes!
Red River has been selected for the Cannes Short Film Corner
Red River has won the Non-Multiplex Cinema Best Film Award!
RED RIVER - Trailer
The trailer for Red River is available to watch on Vimeo.
January - July 2016
'Anchor Baby' has been selected for the 2016 FILMONOMICS: FILMMAKERS programme, 'bridging the gap between development and distribution'.
January 2016
Red River has been selected to screen at the 2016 LONDON SHORT FILM FESTIVAL click here.
Child Bride drama Red River had its premiere at the Directors UK Challenge ALEXA screening this May and Digital FilmMaker magazine published a six page spread about the shoot - read it here
February 2015 - In Production: RED RIVER
My new short drama as writer-director, has been selected for production on the Directors UK Challenge ALEXA scheme. Set on the River Thames, RED RIVER is the story of a 12 year old British Indian girl who runs away when her parents force her to marry her much older cousin.

Cast includes Goldy Notay, Munir Khairdin and Simon Nagra. Read about the shoot here
November 2014:
'Anchor Baby' Screenplay shortlisted for Sundance Screenwriters Lab
April 2014 - On Location in Arizona
Read the full account of my US feature film scout in Arizona, featured in this month's Digital FilmMaker magazine here
February 2014 - Arizona Location Scout for 'Anchor Baby'
I just returned from a location scout in Arizona for my feature film, 'Anchor Baby', a drama about illegal immigrants on the US/Mexican border. Find out what I uncovered here
June 2013:
Director Interview - a feature article in July's edition of Digital FilmMaker magazine
January 2013:
A Scene a Day - Diary of a Feature Film - Click here to read my blog about the writing of my new feature length thriller 'Anchor Baby'
November 2012:
Excited to be selected for the Women in Film and TV Mentoring Scheme.
September 2012:
'In Search of Food' has been nominated in the Best Food Series category at the 2012 CableFAX Awards in the US.
In Production:
Autumn 2011: Producing and directing 'In Search of Food', a 3-part factual entertainment series made by Noise Production for Ovation TV (USA).

Host Chef Scott Pampuch travels America to meet heroes of the local food movement who set him a 24 hour challenge to find and cook a special meal using only local ingredients. Features Grammy award winning singer-songwriter Jason Mraz, Time Magazine's maverick farmer Joel Salatin and 'renegade lunch lady' school meals campaigner, Ann Cooper.
LONDON: 'My Life': Big Brother airs on BBC2 - 'Big Brother', a half hour documentary I produced and directed for the 'My Life' series was shown on BBC2 on Saturday 19th March at 11.15am.
Brothers Aidan and Ethan have a unique relationship. Aidan (10) has a form of dwarfism and so Ethan (14) helps take care of him. Their sense of humour and courage makes this an uplifting as well as a moving tale. Narrated by Warwick Davis.

(click to view excerpt)

Reviews for 'My Life': Big Brother:

'...The clever edu-taining handling of the material makes for a terrific and touching half-an-hour's viewing.' - The Guardian

'Moving and Inspiring' - The Telegraph
In Post-Production:
'Haircuts by Children' - Documentary about child hairdressers in association with Canadian arts collective, Mammalian Diving Reflex (MDR).

New trailer reel available: click to view.
Just completed a teaser reel for 'Redemption', a new reality series about recovering drug addicts.
In Development:
Feature film 'The Misfit Club' - for Met Film.
Producer Stewart le Marechal, Met Film.
Development funding from South West Screen.
Other News:
'Anatomy of a Closet' has been nominated in the Best Show or Series: Documentary category at the CableFAX Awards in the US.
I recently designed and launched the new Acting for Film Level 2 programme for the Met Film School, Ealing Studios.