Emma Jackson

Writer | Director | Producer | Deb

Emma is an actor, writer, director, teacher and theatre maker with over 20 years

professional experience. As a performer Emma’s career has spanned theatre, film and TV, both

in Australia and internationally since her graduation from NIDA. She has performed across the

country for all the major state theatre company’s including Black Swan, Belvoir St, STC, QTC,

MTC SASTC, The Sydney Opera House and has completed a number of national tours. Emma

has been teaching acting for the stage and screen for two decades and has been directing in

theatre in many different capacities over the years including working with returned service

women and men within the Australian Defense Force, bringing their stories to the stage.

She has built a career on telling stories.

DEB is her screen directorial debut and the steepest, fastest and most exciting learning curve

she’s been on inyears. To say she is thrilled that her very first film is having it’s world premiere

in her home state at CinefestOz 2020 is the understatement of the decade.