Emma Cooper

managing director of non-scripted television
Pulse Films

Emma Cooper is the Managing Director of Non-Scripted Television at Pulse Films. Since joining the team in 2015, Emma has been working to develop and produce factual programming which pushes boundaries and excites and engages audiences.

Emma’s recent credits include: United States of Hate: Muslims Under Attack (BBC3), The Last Days of Legal Highs (BBC3) and has a number of projects currently in production such as a 10 part series Rock and Roll for Sky, Jacques Peretti lead series for the BBC, a Faith Healing feature for A&E and many other projects in development with major Broadcasters.

Having previously held the position of Commissioning Editor in Documentaries at Channel 4, Cooper has a track record for developing award-winning, innovative and trend-setting television shows that encourage discussion. Not only was she responsible for the Cutting Edge strand, recent film work also included AngryWhite and ProudPlus Size WarsThe Murder WorkersThe Fried Chicken Shop, and My Granny The Escort, alongside series Rookies At Sea, The Night Bus, Freshers, TeensLiberty of London and How To Get A Council House.

Prior to Channel 4, Emma was at the BBC where she directed and series produced films including Louis Theroux: A Place for Paedophiles and Miami Mega-Jail.