Emily-Jane is a London, UK based Focus Puller. She is also Managing Director of Emmyland, a boutique camera equipment rental house in South East London specialising in bespoke wet-hire to the Film and TV Industry.
Emily-Jane has nine years experience working within the camera department on narrative feature films, music videos, commercials, fashion films, promos, documentary, short films and in television drama. She has built a strong reputation as a creative, technically competent, hardworking and exceptionally quick and efficient camera assistant with an unmatched attention to detail when it comes to Focus. She has extensive experience working in all working industry digital and film camera formats. She received her formal film familiarisation practical training at the National Film and Television School in 2016, after years of hands-on experience in the field and on the floor. Her strong leadership and interpersonal skills, comprehensive technical knowledge and wealth of experience working within the camera department over many years within different roles, combined with her unique background in fine art make her an invaluable asset to any production and camera team.
Emily-Jane was born in 1986 in Birmingham, England and raised in the small beach-side suburb of Leucadia in Southern California by her single Mother, a water-colourist and Landscape Designer. She moved to Los Angeles when she was 17 to study media art and received her BA in Design | Media Arts in 2009 from The University of California, Los Angeles with a Minor in Women's and Gender Studies. In 2010, she returned to the UK to London and began her MFA at UCL's Slade School of Fine Art. After receiving her MFA in Fine Art Media in June of 2012, she integrated her research and ongoing fine art studio based practice in filmmaking and photography into her work within the Camera Department full-time on narrative, commercial, television, promotional, music video and various other commercial projects. In her (limited) free time, she continues to pursue a fine art practice from her studio in Deptford, South East London.
Emily-Jane has exhibited her fine art work internationally and her film and photographic work have been featured in DAZED Digital, Promo News, Video of the Day, Noisey, Vice, Vogue Italia, Wonderland, Nowness, Hunger TV, Beautiful Decay, Pitchfork, Promonews, Creative Review, NEON, Zooey Magazine, Evening Chronicle, Art Wednesday, BBC, Indiedemand, Raindance Film Festival, London Film Festival and The London Short Film Festival, amongst many others.
She has worked for production companies and brands that include Samsung, Costa, Goldfinch Studios, Pulse, My Accomplice, Forever Pictures, Agile, Stink, Nissan, Microsoft, Hasbro, Partizan, Caviar, Black Dog, RSA, Mission, Riff Raff, Giff Gaff, Spotify, OB Management, The Smalls, Vogue, Google, Mission, FHM, Heal's, Nowness, ICA, Barclaycard, ASDA, Nikon, Adidas, Dazed, Superdry, Channel 4 Random Acts, Flaunt, Across the Pond, Hunger, ALEXACHUNG, Costa, Rockhopper Productions and many more.
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