Emma Higgins - bio
Hailing from Vancouver, Canada, Emma Higgins is a writer and director whose voice was forged in the gloom of the pacific NorthWest while listening to Avril Lavigne. She is known for her bold visual style that pushes the bounds of convention with an edgy perspective. Each project is an opportunity to connect with viewers and she uses the camera fearlessly in her endeavour to tell the story at hand, never shying away from a challenge. She has an obsession with colour— wardrobe, art direction, hair and make up are always a standout focus that give her work a distinct visual language. Above all else, she is dedicated to the humanity in every story she approaches, with a particular love of the misfit or outcast, she has a punk rock heart.
Outside of directing she enjoys all things halloween, middle eastern food, cats, hiking and running fast and the 1982 masterpiece “Poltergeist”.
She currently splits her time between Los Angeles, Toronto and Vancouver; with her sights set on her highly anticipated debut feature’ .