Emile Guertin (Malaysia)
Senior Producer
Al Jazeera English

Based in Al Jazeera’s Malaysia bureau, Emile co-commissions and oversees films primarily in the Asia-Pacific region for Al Jazeera’s 'Witness' documentary strand.

Hailing from a documentary filmmaking background, Emile has an MA from the National Film & Television School in the UK. He has lived in Singapore, the Philippines and Vietnam, and has spent almost 15 years working across international documentary in the Southeast Asia region. Emile currently lives in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


Witness is Al Jazeera English’s flagship documentary strand that showcases independent documentaries which place people at the heart of the story. With inspirational and provocative stories, and intimate character-led accounts, Witness provides an insight into the world’s key global events as they impact people’s daily lives.