Sam Emmery worked as a producer on the feature-length documentary A Very British Gangster, which was selected to play in competition at the Sundance Film Festival before being released theatrically.

Since then he has produced and directed numerous observational documentaries for broadcast television, including the BAFTA nominated first series of Big Fat Gypsy Weddings.

Sam produced and directed a 90-minute documentary for BBC3 about mental health, filmed entirely by the contributors themselves, which won the prestigious Mind Media Award.

He followed this up with a film about suicide in prison, which won the Best Single Documentary RTS Southern Award, before producing and directing the first episode of the acclaimed series Protecting Our Foster Kids, for which he was nominated for the RTS West Best Director Award.

Most recently Sam filmed, produced and directed the four-part BBC2 series Normal for Norfolk about gentlemen farmer Desmond MacCarthy.

Sam is currently working as an Executive Producer and his recent credits include Secret Life of the Human Pups and The Brit Who Tried to Kill Trump. 

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