Weave Films is an independent production house that creates innovative and engaging screen content for broadcast and digital platforms. We work across multiple genres and formats, including factual, scripted, interactive and virtual reality.
Based in the Northern Territory's capital Darwin, Weave Films specialises in telling stories that shine a light on life in northern Australia. We are creative, courageous and compassionate in our storytelling. We strive to provoke and inspire.
Weave Films collaborate with other filmmakers and production companies to help them realise their vision. We specialise in working in remote locations.
Emma Masters is a creative entrepreneur (director, writer, producer and journalist) with more than 20 years experience in media in Australia and overseas. Her dedication and commitment to storytelling is evident in the body of work she has produced as a filmmaker and journalist in the Northern Territory, a television program producer and presenter in Southeast Asia and an interactive multimedia producer and writer in South Australia.
Based in Darwin, Emma runs boutique production company Weave Films where produces digital content across genres and platforms. Recent projects include producing and directing comedy web series pilot News Junkies, producing a Discovery Animal Planet (US) Monster week special on saltwater crocodiles and television series Fishing the Wild.
Emma was the recipient of a Natalie Miller Fellowship Gender Matters Mentorship in 2017 and was also selected for the Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC) Factory international pitching forum. She was the national recipient of the 2015 AIDC Access producers award and received an internship with global television production giant Endemol.
Emma has a specialist background in interactive multimedia and has created numerous websites, kiosks, animations and video shorts. She has worked as a web media developer and lectured in the field at university, schools and training institutions. She uses this expertise in her work as digital producer and designing multiplatform projects.
Emma also consults in media and communications in the Asia Pacific. She works across Arnhem Land with the Jawoyn Association, Mimal Land Management and the Arafura Swamp Rangers and has worked for the United Nations, CSIRO and AusAid in Vietnam, East Timor and Indonesia.
Emma is a respected journalist and freelances when time permits. She produces short videos for BBC Online, most recently worked as Cross Media Reporter for ABC and she has also filed live reports for Seven Sunrise. Previous to her work in film, Emma was a television and radio reporter for ABC News.
She has completed Master of Journalism coursework and has first class honours in Communications and Media.