Emil the Soleseeker

Emil Collins

Filmmaker, Content and Concept Creator

Sole seeking…

A South London Native, Emil Graduated from The University of Greenwich. He developed his skills as a graphic designer before embarking on an IT career as a quality assurance analyst working for such companies as Cable & Wireless, NTL, Accenture, Sky and MMC. 

In 2008 when bitten by the creative bug he decided to leave the financial sector and embark on a freelance videography career working for various clients such as EMAP, Sony, BBC, Kiss FM, Relentless Records amongst many. 

In 2014 Emil embarked on his most ambitious project, to create the world’s first feature length documentary on UK trainer/Sneaker Culture entitled ‘Soleseekers’. 

Soleseekers was released in August 2018 and has played to sold out screenings. It is available to watch on iTunes/Google Play & Amazon.

As a freelance film maker, he has created content for sports brands such as Adidas, Nike, Puma, Ellesse as well as consumer lifestyles brands including BeatsByDre.

This is in addition to numerous films, TV programmes and music videos.

Emil has also written an accompanying book also entitled ‘Soleseekers’ and is an associate Lecturer at the University of Arts London.

We are very happy to welcome him to the SneakersPR team…