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Emma Turner

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Emma Turner

ScreenSkills

Head of Film CPD and Future Skills


Speaker Biography

Emma’s background is that of a creative scripted Executive and Producer, working both in-house and with client production companies, distribution teams and local producers across the globe, namely Fremantle (as SVP Global Drama), Sony, EndemolShine, Fox and HBO Europe. She has vast experience working in development and production, and on maximising collaboration, co-production and shared creativity within the scripted community. Emma has worked extensively across Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific, as well as developing and Exec-ing original dramas in Africa, South East Asia, India and across Europe. In the UK Emma produced dramas such as NEW TRICKS, HOLBY CITY, HOLLYOAKS and EASTENDERS and has been nominated for 3 BAFTAS, was a member of the BBC’s top 100 creative leaders, won a Women in Film and Television newcomer award nomination and has appeared on numerous international panels and as a judge on the Seoul International Drama Awards.
 
Emma joined ScreenSkills at the end of 2019 where she is the head of the strategy and implementation of Continuing Professional Development training for Film, focusing heavily on the emergence and adoption of Virtual Production, which will have a seismic impact on how we all work. . She works closely with colleagues within ScreenSkills, external Training Providers, Screen Industry employers and individual professionals to ensure our workforce maintains their world class skills and we avert critical gaps and shortages in the booming UK screen Industry.

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