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Emma Hindley

Lead Commissioning Editor, BBC Storyville



Emma joined Storyville as Strand Editor in February 2023. Emma has worked in documentaries for 25 years as a film editor, director, executive producer and most recently was Creative Director at internationally renowned independent production company, Brook Lapping.  Leading a huge range of productions from history, arts and drama docs to observational documentaries, Emma’s work has been regularly nominated for and won awards from BAFTA, Grierson and the RTS.

Having launched and worked with a wide range of talent both on and off screen, Emma is recognised as a long-term and personally driven advocate of diversity in all its many forms.  Her commitment and enthusiasm for subjects such as women’s history (with the BAFTA award winning Suffragettes with Lucy Worsley), Mental Health (BAFTA and RTS nominated David Harewood: Psychosis and Me) and LGBT stories (Gentleman Jack Changed My Life; Tom Daly: Illegal To Be Me) has seen her pioneer the recruitment of fully representative crews and contributors alike.

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