Doug is currently working in Oakland, CA on the film Sorry To Bother You, written & directed by Boots Riley. HBO is releasing the anthology series Room 104 in July 2017. A Duplass Brothers original series, Room 104 presented Emmett with the unique challenge of shooting 12 half-hour episodes all in one hotel room. ICG Magazine will feature Room 104 in their August issue. His latest films include The Edge of Seventeen and Thumper. The Edge of Seventeen, produced by James L Brooks and filmed in Vancouver with Woody Harrelson and Hailee Steinfeld, was released nation-wide in November 2016 and maintains a 95% score on Rottentomatoes.com. Doug shot Thumper in summer of 2016. Starring Eliza Tayler (The 100) and Pablo Schreiber, Thumper was directed by Jordan Ross and executive produced by Cary Fukunaga. Past Sundance films include The One I Love (Dir. Charlie McDowell), which received overwhelming critical acclaim at the festival in 2014. His other features, The Remaining, a Sony Pictures thriller directed by Casey LaScala, and Alex of Venice directed by Chris Messina, premiered in 2014.
Doug spent a good chunk of 2015 shooting the second season of HBO's celebrated series Togetherness with directors Mark and Jay Duplass.
In the span of six years Doug shot 14 feature films, notably working alongside Oscar-nominated directors Whit Stillman (Love & Friendship) and Dana Adam Shapiro (Murderball), as well as producers Adam McKay, Lynette Howell, Jamie Patricof, and Jen Todd. His other features include 28 Hotel Rooms, Monogamy, The To Do List, Paranormal Activity 4, Damsels in Distress and Bachelorette.
The East Coast native, a graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, has had multiple screenings at Sundance, Toronto, Tribeca, and Cannes film festivals, collectively showcasing his distinct visual language and collaborative dexterity. Emmett is a Union Local 600 cinematographer and a member of the Directors Guild of America, with the ability to work bi-coastally and is represented by United Talent Agency.
Press & Interviews
Coverage from Sundance 2014. THE ONE I LOVE (dir. Charlie McDowell) premiered to sold-out crowds and garnered accolades from industry publications Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, and Indiewire. Variety's Geoff Berkshire concluded his review with a reference to the technical aspects of THE ONE I LOVE, "Visual effects supervisor Stefan Scherperel scores with the film’s most surreal imagery and d.p. Doug Emmett does a solid job of giving the film a dreamlike sheen without revealing too much too soon." The Weinstein Co. will distribute THE ONE I LOVE in the fall of 2014.