Emma Miranda Moore’s work explores the idea of human connection in all its guises. She works in drama and is fascinated by using genre conventions to access stories. She loves to use elements of humour to underpin her dramatic narratives. She has a meticulous eye for detail, partly honed by ten years spent behind the lens as a fashion photographer and she originally trained in Fine Art. Having created a well received clutch of short films she is now developing her first feature and is focussed on long form work in TV and film

Her most recent short film THAT NIGHT stars Ebenezer Gyau (County Lines, Dear England) and Jamie Flatters (Black Dog, Avatar: The Way of Water). It premiers in the US in June.

Emma’s film ‘RUN’ stars EastEnder’s Maddy Hill and was produced by Sarah Beardsall at Dominic Minghella’s Island Pictures. It premiered at London Short Film Festival and played widely including Raindance, Underwire and MANIFF. It was nominated for Best International Short at Academy qualifier Flickerfest (Australia) and Schlingel Filmfestival (Germany). ‘RUN’ is available to view in full on Director's Notes.

Previously, Emma's YA short 'JACKSON' screened at Underwire, Hollyshorts, IndieCork and festivals around the globe. It was nominated for Best Short Film at BUFF Malmö, Sweden and Best Actress at Underwire.

Coming of age micro short ‘LIT’ won both the Raindance Film Festival ‘One Minute Heartache’ competition and Main Prize at Depict at Encounters Film Festival where it was selected by a jury including Sorcha Bacon and Rachel Morrison ASC.

Emma is also an in demand commercials director. Her reel includes TVCs for Dove, Ecover, Lovehoney, Fairy among others and she has made bespoke projects for Dior, Chanel, Speech and Language UK and many more. She wrote and directed '100%', sponsored by The Ritz-Carlton and produced by Hearst. Shot in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, it won Best International Director at Houston Comedy Film Festival, Best Rom Com at Hollywood Comedy Short Film Festival and screened in The Ritz-Carlton hotels globally. Her work is recognised for its nuanced performances, imaginative visuals and trademark heartbreak/humour combo.

Emma is a member of BAFTA Connect, Cinesisters and Director's UK and was a participant in the DUK Inspire Mentorship Scheme where she was mentored by Laura Scrivano.


"a true affinity for depicting realistic human relationships and nuances" (Berlin Art Link) 

"Simple, brilliantly directed and economical … a promising director that shows great potential.” (Sorcha Bacon)

"realist yet cinematic textures" (Director's Notes)

"Compelling and unexpected, "Run" is a portrait of abuse in the home and ... a tribute to the necessity and power of human connection." (Omeleto)

"The emotional beats in the story...leave the audience with an ending message of hope." (Shots)

"(A) clever take on the genre... turning a story that could have just been about romance into one that focused first and foremost on female friendship.” (Harper’s Bazaar)


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