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Emma Needell

Filmmaker, World Builder
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Emma is a writer-director-producer. At age 24, Oprah Winfrey came on to produce Emma's original script, THE WATER MAN. The film had its world premiere at the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival, and is now available on Netflix. Emma has worked in television for Steven Spielberg’s AMAZING STORIES, with A-List directors like Ava DuVernay, and on original projects in partnership with Netflix, Anonymous Content, MGM/Orion, and Gaumont TV. She recently directed a hybrid live-action and virtual production short film titled LIFE RENDERED, which had its world premiere at the 2022 Tribeca Film Festival and is currently on the festival circuit. She was also featured on the prestigious Forbes 30 Under 30 list.

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