Em Turner

Em Turner

Camera Assistant

  • Location: London
  • Career stage: Early
  • Freelancer: Available

A London based member of the camera department, Em has worked on independent narrative shorts and features shot on location in the UK, California and Germany. Having supported two independent feature films as a camera assistant, Em strives to bring enthusiasm and collaboration onto set, supporting the director of photography to achieve their vision. Em has worked on a number of TVCs, for clients including EE, Suzuki, and BT, and on music content for artists including Labrinth, Dermot Kennedy, and Nines.

A film and literature graduate from King's College London and the UCLA Theatre, Film and Television school, and a former film reviewer for Picturehouse Cinemas, Em is fascinated by colour, light, and movement, developing these passions within cinematography. Em is passionate about issues of activism, and the intersections of activism and art, and aims to create a platform for underrepresented stories in the content that they make.

ScreenSkills tests passed.

Coronavirus basic awareness on production training


6 Nov 2020 - 6 May 2021

Work History

Camera Assistant and Kitroom Technician - S&O Media

Jul 2019 - Present

Online Reviewer - Picturehouse Cinema

Sep 2017 - Dec 2017

Language Assistant - Life and Hope Association, Siem Reap

Sep 2015 - Dec 2015


Film and Literature - Bachelor of Arts - King's College London

Sep 2016 - Present

Film - Bachelor of Arts (abroad) - University of California, Los Angeles

Jan 2018 - Jul 2018