Emily Robertson is a documentary filmmaker based in British Columbia. Emily has been working as a Director of Photography and Camera Operator for various film and television programs. Her work has been broadcast on networks across Canada including the Knowledge Network, CBC’s Creator Network, HGTV, Super Channel and CHEK TV. While Emily focuses on her work as a cinematographer, she also has experience as a director and editor. Emily's LGBTQ+ short documentary 'The Straight Agenda' was screened at film festivals world wide where she has received international praise as an emerging filmmaker. Through the art of film, she endeavours to capture moments of beauty, while turning the lens on critical issues to bring empowering cinematic stories to the screen.
Born in Ontario with a natural wanderlust, Emily embarked on a solo road trip adventure to the west coast, where she currently lives as a guest on the unceded, traditional territory of the Cowichan First Nation. Inspired by a love of cinema, Emily studied Film Production at York University in Toronto, specializing in cinematography and editing. Shortly after her move to Vancouver Island, she began filmmaking fulltime and established Wildflower Productions. When not looking through a lens, Emily finds herself exploring in nature, painting colourful dot patterns, watching true crime documentaries, and enjoying quality time with her cats.