Emma Morris

Producer, Director and Strategist ∙ Foreign Correspondent, ABC

Emma is an Australian producer and director working for Foreign Correspondent at the ABC. She’s a creative geek who specialises in digital projects that use innovative technology to push the boundaries of storytelling. In 2016, she launched award winning interactive documentary Freedom Riders and is currently in pre-­production for a VR film set to be filmed in the Solomon Islands.

Emma has worked with various production companies, including Hoodlum on multiplatform drama, Secrets & Lies which won Best Interactive Production at SPAA (2014), and Firelight Productions on documentaries Storm Surfers & Rocket Compulsion. Her previous roles and clients include Radio National, SBS, YouTube, BigPond, Hopscotch (Philomena & Divergent), Foxtel, CJZ, Sydney Festival, Dreamworld, James Squire, Tropfest, Art Gallery of NSW, AIME and Bondi Rescue.

In 2013, Emma was recognised as SPAA’s Emerging Producer of the year and in 2010 received Screen Australia’s Slingshot Grant. She is also in a regular speaker at industry events and teaches radio, film and multiplatform storytelling in the community broadcasting industry.