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emma davie

Emma Davie

Reader in Film at Edinburgh College of Art
Edinburgh College of Art

Emma Davie is a film maker and teacher, based in Scotland where she is programme director of film for Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh University. Her last film “ I am Breathing’ which she co-directed with Morag McKinnon , won a Scottish BAFTA for Best Director and played in over 50 countries. Previously, she  directed for many years for BBC, Ch 4 and others- observational documentaries and films on art- work which has been nominated for a Grierson and other awards. She used to direct and act in experimental theatre, collaborating with others such as Robert LePage, and directed large scale multi media performances after studying English at Oxford. She is regularly invited to work with filmmakers internationally and has helped directors develop their films working with with IDFA in Amsterdam,  Discovery Campus in Shanghai,  EDN in Thessaloniki, Tromso,Prague, Jihlava, Bardonecchia, Ramallah; Storydoc in Athens  and Doc Montevideo in Uruguay.