Emile Guertin (Malaysia)
Senior Commissioning Producer
Al Jazeera English

Emile commissions and oversees films primarily in the Asia-Pacific region for Al Jazeera’s ‘Witness’ documentary strand. Before this, he was a senior producer at Discovery Networks Asia Pacific for almost seven years.

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

 


CURRENTLY LOOKING FOR: AJE Witness showcases independent documentaries that place people at the heart of the story. With inspirational and provocative stories, and intimate character-led accounts, AJE Witness provides an insight into the world’s key global events as they impact people’s daily lives.

Other AJE strands include: People & Power 52 x 25 mins; 101 East 52 x 25 mins; Faultlines 52 x 25 mins. AJE also commissions one off hours/half hours and special series of hours/half hours across the schedule.

GENRES: Arts, Current Affairs & Investigative, Geopolitics, Human Interest, Indigenous, Politics, Social Justice

BEST WAY TO PITCH?: Via my email and Emile Guertin for Asia Pacific projects