Emma Tillinger Koskoff

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Emma Tillinger Koskoff
Emma Tillinger

1972 (age 47–48)
OccupationFilm producer
Years active1993–present
Nick Koskoff (m. 2009)
Parent(s)John Tillinger
Dorothy Lyman

Emma Tillinger Koskoff (born 1972) is an American film producer. She is best known for her collaborations with Martin Scorsese, including acting as a producer on his films The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), Silence (2016), and The Irishman (2019).

She is the recipient of a Primetime Emmy Award and a Hollywood Film Award, as well as nominations for two BAFTA Film Awards and three Academy Awards, among other accolades.

Life and career[edit]

Tillinger is the daughter of actors John Tillinger and Dorothy Lyman. Her paternal grandfather was a German Jew.[1][2] Her younger brother, Sebastian Tillinger, is also an actor.[citation needed]

Tillinger started her career at Artist Management Group, where she worked for co-founder Rick Yorn.[3] She worked as an assistant for actress Uma Thurman and director Phil Joanou. Afterwards she was assistant to the late Ted Demme, working on Demme's pictures Blow and A Decade Under the Influence.[3]

In January 2003, she joined Martin Scorsese's production company Sikelia Productions.[3] Originally, Tillinger was Scorsese's assistant before she was promoted to Production President in 2006.[3]

Tillinger Koskoff and her fellow producers Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio and Joey McFarland were nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture for the 2013 film The Wolf of Wall Street.[4] She was featured in The Hollywood Reporter in April 2019, with the article covering much of her work with Scorsese and filming in New York City.[5]






  1. ^ Kay, Jeremy (February 23, 2017). "The complex, tragic story behind Martin Scorsese's 'Silence'". Screen Daily.
  2. ^ "Director relishes the humor in 'What the Butler Saw' at Taper". Jewish Journal. November 19, 2014.
  3. ^ a b c d Tillinger named production president at Scorsese's Sikelia, screendaily.com, retrieved 19 February 2014
  4. ^ The Wolf of Wall Street, oscar.com, retrieved 19 February 2014
  5. ^ "Meet Martin Scorsese's Secret Weapon in New York: "It's Emma's City. She Knows Everybody"". The Hollywood Reporter.
  6. ^ George Harrison: Living in the Material World, emmys.com, retrieved 19 February 2014

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