Emile Guertin (Malaysia)
Senior Producer
Al Jazeera English

Based in Al Jazeera’s Malaysia bureau, Emile commissions and oversees 25 min docs in the Asia-Pacific region for the ‘Witness’ documentary strand.

Hailing from a documentary film-making 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.

Company Bio

‘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. Witness films look at the big issues from the inside out and celebrate the human spirit, with a sense of humour and poignancy even in the most difficult of circumstances.

Al Jazeera English is a 24-hour news channel based in the Middle East that reaches more than 352 million households in over 150 countries, delivering bold reporting that informs, empowers and challenges perceptions.