Emma Topping

Lecturer: Film Business / MA Mentor *

Emma Topping is an Executive Producer (including of Sony’s PETER RABBIT animated feature franchise and Netflix’s animated adaptation of Brian Jacques's REDWALL book series currently in development) and Founder & CEO of Viv Loves Film.

Viv Loves Film is a literary, development and production agency that specialises in book-to-screen, stage and video game adaptations and creating world-building media franchises.  Viv Loves Film exclusively represents a variety of content creators including Redwall Abbey Company (the Estate of New York Times Bestselling Author Brian Jacques), and various graphic novelists including 2019 – 2021 UK Comics Laureate Hannah Berry (whose graphic novel ADAMTINE was recently optioned by wiip Studios in LA) and independent publishers Myriad Editions, NeWest Press, Cipher Press, Neem Tree Press and Inkandescent.

Viv Loves Film also has its own development and production slate with two projects in the early stages of development and it offers internships to Screen Film School students.  Emma is also a Qualified Solicitor and as an Entertainment Lawyer has over 25 years’ experience in the entertainment business including with industry leaders Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Really Useful Group, The Walt Disney Company and Penguin Random House.  Emma joins us as an industry lecturer and HEA Fellow, course-leading and lecturing all Film Business modules of the  BA (Hons) Film Business & Production Degree she co-created.

* Freelance lecturer
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