Emily Hinkler grew up in Chicago and Iowa, and is based in Los Angeles.  Co-executive of The Hinklers production company, Emily’s mission is to change the climate of our society through the art of sharing stories on platforms like film and TV. Emily is passionate about exploring perspectives on social justice, specifically in the LGBTQIA community, persons with different abilities, and on mental health.  Emily won the Hollywood Fringe’s Duende Distinction Award for Best Acting, and was nominated for a Stage Raw award for best acting in a two-person play.  Most notable acting highlights include The Good Doctor, All Rise, and Joel Edgerton’s Boy Erased.  You can catch Emily in the festival circuit in the HBO Access pilot, Manic, on HBO Go and HBO Now.  Upcoming is Will Wenick’s latest feature film and Dream Corp LLC.  When not creating their own projects, Emily enjoys myriads of crafts, looming, baking, upholstery, and playing with Oats the tortoise.