Emma Slade - Moderator

Producer, Firefly Films

Emma has worked in the film and television industry for over 16 years, beginning in the UK and moving back home, passionate to tell stories that resonated internationally but were firmly rooted in New Zealand.Her credits include, the supernatural thriller THE CHANGEOVER starring Timothy Spall (MR TURNER), Melanie Lynskey (THE INTERVENTION) and Lucy Lawless (XENA). The NZ/Chinese co-production INTO THE RAINBOW, The Brazilian/NZ feature LITTLE SECRET, which was nominated as Brazil’s Oscar entry for Best Foreign Film 2017, The political drama RAGE and many more.

Emma is currently developing THE CHARLES UPHAM feature film with Academy Award winning producer Gaby Tana (PHILOMENA) and writer Jeff Pope (PHILOMENA) and Lionsgate.