Emma Paine ACS is a highly sought-after cinematographer working across television drama, feature films, documentaries, and commercials.

Most recently, Emma shot the final three episodes of the psychological drama series, One Night (2023), for Paramount+ and Easy Tiger. Emma also shot all eight episodes of the critically acclaimed hit series, Colin from Accounts (Binge, 2022), for director Trent O’Donnell and Easy Tiger; the series was awarded most Outstanding Comedy Series at the 2023 Logie Awards. Her other television credits include: the Paramount+ comedy-drama series Spreadsheet (Northern Pictures, 2021); and the ABC’s comedy web series Halal Gurls (In-Between Productions, 2020).

Emma’s feature film credits include Christmas Ransom (dir. Adele Vuko, Stan/Every Cloud Production, 2022) and the AACTA nominated film Zelos (dir. Jo-Anne Brechin, Painted Gate Pictures, 2017).

Early in her career, Emma won her first Gold Tripod at the ACS National awards for the short film We Will (dir. Laura Nagy, 2016). Her other notable short films include Chlorine (dir. Melissa Anastasi, Dollhouse Productions, 2019) which had its international premiere at the BFI London Film Festival and Sweet Tooth (dir. Shannon Ashlyn, AFTRS) which won the best short film at Cinema Des Antipodes 2019.

Emma was named as a ‘rising talent’ by Insider Film in 2022 and is currently working on season 2 of the acclaimed Binge series Colin from Accounts for Easy Tiger.

Get in touch with Emma through her agent;

Cameron’s Management

James Ward

(02) 9319 7199


Booking Agent;

TopTechs Management 

(02) 9958 1611


The DP Roundtable – Inside Film

Rising Talent 2022 – Inside Film

‘Bodies’ review – Australian Cinematographer

‘Cherry Season’ review – Australian Cinematographer

‘Hook Up’ review – Australian Cinematographer

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