Emma Fenton

Emma Fenton

NZ European
Age Range
27 - 39
163cm / 5ft 4in
83cm / 33in
69cm / 27in
83cm / 33in

Cunningham Escott Slevin & Doherty (CESD) - US Agent

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Emma Fenton is a young actress based in Auckland, New Zealand. In 2018, she played Jodie Sullivan in TVNZ’s In a Flash.

Fenton had a successful start to her on screen career, in 2013 she appeared on the South Pacific Pictures series’ Step Dave and Shortland Street in guest roles before going on to play the lead role of Savannah in kiwi drama, Filthy Rich (2016). Emma played the role of Tatiana in the first season of Netflix’s Roman Empire in 2015.

Emma has had extensive training ranging from dance and singing through to Shakespeare. Fenton earned a Bachelor’s of Performing Arts from Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School in 2011 and in the same year trained at Susan Batson’s studio in New York. She is proficient in American and UK accents.

In 2008, Emma won “Best Performance in a Feature Film- Young Ensemble Cast” for her work on American feature Bridge to Terabithia (2007). 


Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2018 In a Flash Jodie Sullivan Screentime NZ, dir. Ric Pellizzeri Tele-Feature Film
2007 Reckless Behaviour: Caught On Tape Jackie Auckland Film Studios, dir. Donald Wyre Feature Film
2006 Bridge To Terabithia Ellie Aarons (Supporting) Walden Media / Hal Lieberman, dir. Gabor Csupo Feature Film
2008 USA Young Artists Award Winner of Best performance in a Feature Film/Young Ensemble Cast/Best Family Feature Film Dir. Gabor Csupo Feature Film


Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2017 Filthy Rich s2 Savannah (Lead) Filthy Productions Drama
2015 Roman Empire Tatiana Netflix, dir. Rick Lopez Drama
2015 Filthy Rich Savannah (Lead) Filthy Productions Drama
2015 Hillary Ruth Danny Mulheron Drama
2013 Passion in Paradise Amy Red Skys, dir. Bryan Bruce Drama
2013 Shortland Street S22 Mel Perkins (Guest) South Pacific Pictures Drama
2013 Step Dave Teacher (Guest) South Pacific Pictures Drama
2013 Coverband Girl (Guest) The Downlow Concept Drama


Year Production Role Company / Director
2012 The Lion in Winter Alais Tadpole Productions, dir. Robert Owens
2012 Short n Sweet: 50 Guns Emma Dir. Ron Haretuku
2012 Big Mouths Silke Self Directed
2011 Love's Labour's Lost Jaquenetta and Moth Dir. Jonathan Hendry
2011 Go Solo: Silke's Big Day Out Silke Dir. Sophie Roberts, Jade Erikson
2010 Company Marta Dir. Jonathon Hendry
2010 The Investigation Witness 5 Dir. Harry Fuhrman
2009 As You Like It Celia Dir. Rachel More, David Lawrence
2008 Ghosts Regina Dir. Sian Davis
2008 Vinegar Tom Alice Dir. Louise Tourelle
2007 Measure For Measure Mistress Overdone Dir. Geoff Pinfield
2005 Kindertransport Eva (Lead) Dir. Graham Wagstaff

Short Film

Year Production Role Company / Director Type
2011 The Other Side Of Love Sylvie Dir. Sebastian Hurrell Short Film
2010 Thumb Of Maui Sacha Dir. Shahir Daud, Ion Films Short Film


Year Description Institution / Presenter
2011 Black Nexxus 1 Month Acting Course, New York Susan Batson Studio
2011 Bachelor of Performing Arts Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School
2011 Assistant / Reader Shortland Street, Andrea Kelland
2010 Shakespeare Workshop Lisa Harrow
2009 Singing Tutor Jane Keller
2009 Ballet Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School
2009 Tap Dancing Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School
2009 Jazz Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School
2008 Audition Workshop Toi Whakaari
2008 1 Week Intensive Short Film Course NIDA
2007 1 Week Intensive Acting Course NIDA
2007 Audition Workshop Terri De'Ath
2007 Voice Tutor Linda Cartwright
2007 American Accent Tutor Chris Stewart
2006 Aspiring Young Actors Jan Saussey
2006 Acting for American Film Workshop Terri De'Ath
2006 American Accent Workshop Chris Stewart
2004 Trinity College Speech and Drama Susan Hargreaves


Advanced: European

Intermediate: Spanish


Advanced: American - Californian | American - General | New Zealand | UK - Cockney

Intermediate: American - Midwest | UK - English


Advanced: Athletics | Hockey | Running / Jogging | Swimming | Tennis | Triathlon

Intermediate: Body Surfing | Gym | Kayaking | Netball | Roller Blading | Squash | Volleyball | Yoga

Circus & Horse

Intermediate: Stage Combat

Driving & Flying

Intermediate: Driving (general) | Go-karting

Singing Range

Alto | Soprano

Singing Styles

Intermediate: Cabaret | Musical | Popular


Advanced: General Movement

Intermediate: Ballet | Jazz