Lecturer: Film Business / MA Mentor *
Emma Topping is an Executive Producer (including Sony’s Peter Rabbit feature franchise and Netflix’s tentpole feature and series based on Brian Jacques Redwall book series) and an Entertainment Lawyer with 25 years’ experience in the entertainment business including with Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Really Useful Group, The Walt Disney Company, Macmillan Publishers and Penguin Random House. Emma also lectures at Screen Film School Brighton, where she co-created and teaches on the BA (Hons) Film Business & Production Degree.
In 2020 Emma launched Viv Loves Film: a literary, development and production agency that specialises in book to screen, stage and video games adaptations and 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), 2019 – 2021 UK Comics Laureate Hannah Berry and independent publishers Myriad Editions, Cipher Press and Inkandescent. Viv Loves Film also has its own development and production slate with two features in the early stages of development.* Freelance lecturer