Emma Davie

Emma Davie

United Kingdom

Biography

Emma is a documentary filmmaker and Programme Director of Film & TV at Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh. Previous work includes WHAT AGE CAN YOU START BEING AN ARTIST? for Channel 4 (2004, nominated for Grierson Award); GIGHA: BUYING OUR ISLAND (2002), a one-hour film for BBC/Scottish Screen; and FLIGHT, a BBC/Canadian co-production (2000). Emma’s background in experimental theatre and performance gave her a love of collaborative practice. She worked with, amongst others, Robert LePage on Tectonic Plates but also ran her own company Clanjamfrie which did huge large-scale site-specific performances. She was on the board of the European Documentary Network (EDN) and writes for DOX magazine. She has worked as tutor or consultant with EDN, European Film College, Storydoc, Discovery Campus, East European Forum, Docs Barcelona, and many others.

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