Emily Everdee

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Emily (she/her) is a BIFA-nominated independent film producer, originally from Doncaster in South Yorkshire. She is Associate Producer on Film4 / BFI feature film Layla (written and directed by Amrou Al-Kadhi, and produced by Savannah James-Bayly), which has its world premiere at Sundance Film Festival in January 2024.

Emily has produced or executive produced sixteen short films. These include the BIFA-nominated Mandem (Dir. John Ogunmuyiwa), BAFTA-longlisted thriller The Call Centre (Dir. Louisa Connolly-Burnham), multi-award-winning stop motion animation Listen To Me Sing (Dir. Isabel Garrett), and BFI Network-funded queer short Longing (Dir. Courteney Tan) which has been acquired by Channel 4.

Emily trained at the National Film and Television School on the MA in Producing from 2017-18, which she attended on a BAFTA and Warner Bros. Creative Talent scholarship.

She has since been selected for the BFI South East Producer’s Programme 2020, the EIFF Talent Lab 2021, Filmonomics 2022, and BAFTA x BFI Flare mentorship 2022. Emily is currently part of the BAFTA Elevate cohort for 2022-24.

Emily develops feature film and TV projects through her company Everdee Media. Find her on X (formally Twitter) @emilyeverdee and on Instagram @everdeemedia.

She is mentoring Mojola Akinyemi on her short film, ESUN.

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