KERSTIN EMHOFF is the co-founder & president of PRETTYBIRD, a hybrid production company she established with director Paul Hunter in 2008. With offices in Los Angeles and London, PRETTYBIRD is home to a diverse roster of filmmakers, creatives and collaborators with a distinct vision to produce inspiring content for all forms of entertainment.
Emhoff is recognized for her successful and enduring relationships with top agencies, clients, artists and managers, and her experience and unique style across various mediums and platforms. Under her leadership, PRETTYBIRD has collected Grammys, Emmys, D&AD Awards, Cannes Lions & Grand Prix, Clio’s and MTV Video Music Awards – in addition to being named Creativity’s 2015 Production Company of the Year.
As a producer or Executive Producer, Emhoff has been involved in a wide range of PRETTYBIRD’s eclectic work including: Paul Hunter’s upcoming series Vital Signs starring Dr. Dre for Apple; Intel & Lady Gaga's David Bowie Tribute at the 2016 Grammy Awards; Netflix’s epic EDM rave film XOXO starring Sarah Hyland; Atlas Entertainment’s The Monster, directed by Brian Bertino; HBO’s 2013 Primetime Emmy Award Winner Manhunt: The Inside Story of the Hunt for Bin Laden; and the Academy Award shortlisted documentary The Tillman Story.
Emhoff is currently developing Pipelines, a diversity initiative focusing on creative talent development in the entertainment, advertising and production industries.