Emily Hinkler grew up in Chicago and Iowa, and is based in Los Angeles.  Co-executive of The Hinklers production company, Emily plunges deep in the journey of changing the climate of our society. Through cultivating connection and compassion using TV and film mediums, Emily is passionate about sharing the stories of 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 a recurring guest star on The Good Doctor and playing Lee in 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.  When not creating their own projects, Emily enjoys myriads of crafts, looming, baking,
upholstery, and playing with Oats the tortoise.