Emmett is a story of an unlikely friendship where race, age, and respect intersect. Told through the eyes of a brilliant twelve year-old boy fighting to keep his family together, the story is an eclectic magic carpet ride celebrating family and friends and the courage it takes to grow up.

  • Bridget Stokes
    Herman & Shelly, The Volunteer, Think Fast
  • Vicky Wight
    Herman & Shelly, The Volunteer, Coffee
  • Scooter Braun
    Scorpion, Jem, The Giver
  • Neda Armian
    Rachel Getting Married
  • Vicky Wight
  • Bridget Stokes
  • Dusan Brown
    Key Cast
  • Rita Wilson
    Key Cast
    Sleepless in Seattle
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Feature
  • Genres:
    Drama, Live Action, Comedy
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 30 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    August 31, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    1,000,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - Bridget Stokes

Currently, Bridget Stokes is in pre-production for a short film she is directing/producing titled Think Fast. She has several other projects in development through her production company, Instant Pictures, including Emmett, her second feature film as a director, which Instant Pictures will produce alongside Scooter Braun Films and Armian Pictures and The Lost Husband, based on the novel of the same name, which she will produce. Stokes is currently a co-creator on a television adaptation of The Volunteer loosely based on a feature Stokes produced in 2013, which won the Best Narrative Feature Award at the Urbanworld Film Festival. Prior to that, Stokes wrote and directed the feature film Herman & Shelly and produced short film Coffee, which was an official selection at SXSW Film Festival. Bridget has been a shadowing director on Amazon’s Transparent, ABC’s The Goldbergs and CBS’s Scorpion. Stokes graduated from Brown University with a degree in Art Semiotics and Africana Studies and currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband and two children.

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