Emily booked a guest star on New Girl!
Emily’s short film Parachute Girls was selected as a finalist for the NBC Universal Short Film Festival! The final screening and awards takes place at the Directors Guild of America on October 19 in Los Angeles.
And watch out for Emily on the Season 2 Premiere of Seeso’s Bajillion Dollar Propertie$, guest starring alongside Zach Galifianakis, Casey Wilson, Paul F. Tompkins, and more awesome comedy names!
Emily booked a major recurring role in the Freeform (formerly ABC Family) pilot, Issues, based on the life of Cosmopolitan editor Joanna Coles. Shooting in Toronto!
Emily’s short film Parachute Girls, which she wrote & produced, was selected as a semifinalist in the NBC Universal Short Film Fest! Screening in NYC!
Emily booked a major supporting role in the Lifetime Original movie, Mommy, I Didn’t Do It! costarring alongside Danica Patrick and Jaleel White!
Emily has booked a supporting role in the upcoming Netflix Original movie, Take the 10, alongside Josh Peck, Andy Samberg, Stella Maeve, Fred Armisen, and more. Coming Winter 2017!
Speaking of Comedy Bang Bang, Emily will guest star on one of the final episodes in a suuuuper fun role (no spoilers!)
Emily booked a guest star on the new NBC comedy, Bajillion Dollar Properties, executive produced by Kulap Vilaysack and the comedy overlords of Reno 911! and Comedy Bang Bang.
Check out the hilarious trailer with Adam Scott here.
Emily booked a top of show guest star on the new Amazon series, Mad Dogs, starring Steve Zahn, Ben Chaplin, Michael Imperioli, and Romany Malco. She’s shooting in Puerto Rico!
Emily is a major recurring guest star on The Vampire Diaries as Stefan’s new girlfriend, Ivy! Read about it in the Hollywood Reporter, here, and don’t forget to watch her beginning with the season 6 premiere on the CW on Oct. 2.
Emily will be playing the role of Mickey in the sci-fi short, INSTANT, produced by Roddenberry Entertainment — yep, the name behind Star Trek!
Emily’s short film, Mouthbreather, was selected by Tribeca Film Festivals to be featured on United Airlines’ exclusive Tribeca Film Fest channel. And for those avid readers of Hemispheres Magazine, Emily is featured on page 139, right next to X-Men and The Hobbit.
Emily played Britta’s very mean ex-anarchist-turned-sellout friend Janet on the latest episode of Community, which got rated an A by the AV Club. Next up…Emily as Steph, the Teddy Roosevelt aficionado, on CBS’s How I Met Your Mother!
Emily booked a top-of-show guest star on the hit CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother!
Emily booked a guest-starring role on the NBC comedy, Community.
Emily booked the role of Jenni Wu on the new CBS show Intelligence, starring Josh Holloway, and premiering next spring.
Emily booked the recurring role of Helen on Days of Our Lives! She also shot 4 episodes of a new comedic sketch series with College Humor/Funny or Die producer/director Dan Delorenzo.
Also, Someone I Used to Know will be playing in New York at the Anthology on July 27th at 6 pm! We’ll also be playing at the Yakutsk International Film Festival in Russia in August of 2013!
Emily’s short film, Mouthbreather, was selected by Tribeca Film Festival & Maker Studios to make its web premiere on their new Youtube channel, Picture Show. Mouthbreather previously won Best Film at the JRS Short Film Festival, also garnering Emily the Best Actress award.
Someone I Used to Know, a feature starring Emily, Rex Lee (Lloyd from Entourage), Brian Yang (Hawaii Five-0) & a great ensemble cast, premieres in LA on May 6! It’s a finalist for Best Narrative and the Jury Award at the LA Asian Pacific American Film Festival.
Emily has booked a national Chili’s commercial! Bring on them baby back ribs.
Hooray…the short film, “A Second Opinion,” where Emily plays the role of Christine, is going to Cannes Film Fest!
Total Recall is out on Blu-Ray! Check out Emily in all 3 acts as Lien Nguyen.
Pluuuuus Complex Magazine named Emily Top 10 Hottest Girls from Commercials for her Ruffles spot. Ba-ziiiiinnnnggg!
Emily has booked the role of Lisa Litko on the Fox hit TV show, Bones. She’s also booked the role of Christina in the short film, “A Second Opinion.”
Emily has booked a recurring role on the CBS soap opera, The Young & The Restless.
Emily has booked a guest-starring role as Phyllis Moss in the hit CBS television series, NCIS.
Emily booked a Verizon commercial!
Emily has booked the role of Christina in the upcoming movie Abducted (formerly Layover), starring Lauren Holly (Dumb and Dumber).
Emily booked a national Ruffles commercial! She’s part of their new “Ruffles Ultimate” brand marketing. Recognize her from this much-played commercial on TV?
Emily has booked a role in the upcoming remake of TOTAL RECALL, starring Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale, Bryan Cranston, and Jessica Biel! More info coming soon.
A few fun updates:
-Emily has booked a recurring lead role on the Sci-Fi/Crime pilot, The Dark Son.
-Emily has booked a guest star on the new web series, “Dogs and Me.”
-Emily has booked a supporting lead role in the upcoming feature, “The Asthmatic Lover,” shooting in Thailand, NYC, and India this spring.
-Mouthbreather, written by & starring Emily, featuring Marc Valera (Melrose Place, CSI), and directed by Rules of Engagement/How I Met Your Mother writer/producer Gloria Calderon-Kellett, has been officially selected to premiere at the renowned Newport Beach Film Festival as well as the Los Angeles Asian American Film Festival! We’ll have updates soon.
The Lid has changed its name to Cruel Will and is premiering very soon! Shanghai Hotel, in which Emily plays the young version of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon‘s Cheng Pei Pei, won the Best Film Award at the BronzeLens Film Festival in Atlanta. Emily was interviewed about both projects, as well as nightdreamblues, here and here.
Emily has just wrapped shooting the feature film, nightdreamblues, featuring Rex Lee (Entourage, Suburgatory), Kara Crane (Disney 360), & Brian Yang (Hawaii Five-0).
Emily recently booked & shot a role on the ABC series, Body of Proof! She also booked and shot a role in the SAG showcase short, The Reginald Lewis Story, a true biopic about the first African American billionaire.
Emily booked a costar on the new highly anticipated Sarah Michelle Gellar show, Ringer.
Pre-production for ‘nightdreamblues’ beginning now!
Emily booked a national commercial for Time Warner Cable. She also booked and shot the short film, “One Mistake,” as part of the 48 Hour Film Project – San Diego. One Mistake won the Audience Choice Award and went onto the finals “Best Of” night in SD, where Emily won the award for Best Actress!
Emily recently booked a co-star on 90210, fulfilling her 5th grade dreams of being closer to Dylan McKay.
She also booked the role of Bonnie in the upcoming ensemble feature film, Nightdreamblues, produced by 408 films.
Emily interviewed on The Creative Life podcast!
Emily was featured on The Creative Life podcast! This hour-long interview w/ Emily delves into the life of a working artist/creative person. To listen to the podcast free, visit The Creative Life page.
em.KING music project makes its debut
Emily has just wrapped shooting on the short film, Mouthbreather, directed by Gloria Calderon Kellet (Rules of Engagement, How I Met Your Mother) and produced by Angela Lee (Vox3 Films) & Emily herself.
See our fundraising video & stills on our Kickstarter page .
A Few Recent Bookings
ABC’s Brothers & Sisters (TV)
The Lid (feature film)
Pursued by Bear Comedy’s “Singthis” sketch comedy
“We Used to Toast to the Dreamers…” (rdg)- East West Players
“The Last of the Nisei Cougars” (rdg) – JANM
Fallout: New Vegas (hosting for LiveatBestBuy / IGN.com)
Chevron (national print campaign)
Colin Hearts Kay Wins Audience Award
The Conley Brothers’ indie feature film, Colin Hearts Kay, starring Emily as title character Kay, won the Audience Award & Best Editing Award at the Brooklyn International Film Festival. All 3 screenings were sold out. It also won the Jury Award for Best Narrative Feature & the Audience Award at the New York United Film Fest. Congrats to the cast/crew!
Emily just got back to LA from the 53rd Annual New York Emmy Awards Gala, where she and her team won an Emmy® Award in Best Business/Consumer Feature/Program for The Atlantic Monthly’s documentary series, “On the Frontlines.” Alongside Emily was her amazing co-host, NPR/The Atlantic’s national correspondent James Fallows, and the NY Times’ Joe Nocera, and of course the heart of the team, producers Bob Schapiro and Dovar Chen. The series beat out 1600 other entries and was nominated in 2 categories, Best Documentary and Business/Consumer Feature. Best of all, the awards were presented by Dr. Ruth and Rocco di Spirito. Can’t beat that! Congrats to all!
Just got word that Emily has been nominated for 2 Emmy® Awards for her work with The Atlantic’s On The Frontlines: Doing Business in China!!! The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences – New York Chapter announced on Feb. 26 that the team was nominated in the Documentary and the Business/Consumer categories.
-Emily booked & shot a series of 6 more national spots for Optimum (Cablevision), to run through August.
~Emily booked & shot an industrial with Sealed Air Corp (the makers of bubble wrap!). Covered by Jimmy Fallon, The Colbert Report, and the broadcast news networks, this was the company’s 50 Year Anniversary commemoration video and seen by over 17,000 employees nationwide.
~Emily has relocated to Los Angeles! She’s currently enrolled in the Comedy Intensive at Lesly Kahn Institute (studying with Lesly). More news to come soon!
~Colin Hearts Kay has wrapped! For updates and more info, check out the website at www.colinheartskay.com.
~Emily booked a high-concept branding ad for corporate brand, Juniper.
~Emily is featured (alongside designer Anna Sui, newsman Ti Hua Chang, hip hop artist Taiyo, etc.) in the new permanent interactive exhibit at the Museum of the Chinese in the Americas, designed by famed architect, Maya Lin.
~Emily booked a print job for international paper products company, MWV.
~Emily booked a job for the Kodak Experience, where she plays around with the new Flip camera!
~In production for Colin Hearts Kay.
~Shooting for feature film, Colin Hearts Kay.
~Emily booked and shot a commercial for auto superstore, Carmax.
~Emily booked the lead for independent feature film, Colin Hearts Kay, directed by Emmy-winner Sebastian Conley.
~Emily booked and shot a series of 5 more commercials for Optimum Cable Online.
~Emily booked a print job for Eli LIlly Pharmaceuticals.
~Emily is hired as the new host for Voyage TV‘s signature luxury travel series! First up, shooting in Las Vegas.
~Emily booked a promo for HBO’s fabulously trashy original series, True Blood. Vampire fangs and all!
~Emily booked the lead in an as-yet untitled art film, directed by Anura Idupuganti (Man Push Cart, Guest of Cindy Sherman)