Sam Emmery

Head of Documentaries

Sam joined Firecracker as an Executive Producer in 2016, specialising in documentaries and factual series. Credits include Secret Life of the Human Pups, The Brit Who Tried to Kill Trump, The Sex Clinic for E4 and the award winning Emma Willis: Delivering Babies. 

Prior to working as an Executive Producer Sam produced and directed numerous documentaries for Firecracker, including the BAFTA nominated first series of Big Fat Gypsy Weddings and the ground-breaking Diaries of a Broken Mind, a feature length documentary about mental health that won the prestigious Mind Media Award.

As a director Sam has also won the Best Single Documentary RTS Southern Award for a film about suicide in prison was and was nominated for the RTS West Best Director Award for his work on the acclaimed series Protecting Our Foster Kids.