Emma Tillinger Koskoff

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Emma Tillinger Koskoff
Emma Tillinger

1972 (age 48–49)
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, has also been 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]


She was a producer in all films unless otherwise noted.


Year Film Credit
2006 The Departed Associate producer
2010 Shutter Island Co-producer
2011 Hugo Executive producer
2013 The Wolf of Wall Street
2015 Bad Hurt
2016 Bleed for This
Free Fire Executive producer
2017 A Ciambra Executive producer
The Elephant and the Butterfly Executive producer
The Snowman Executive producer
2018 Tomorrow Executive producer
2019 The Souvenir Executive producer
Port Authority Executive producer
Vault Executive producer
Uncut Gems Executive producer
The Irishman
Bastard Executive producer
Killers of the Flower Moon
The Souvenir Part II Executive producer
Miscellaneous crew
Year Film Role
1996 Heaven's Prisoners Assistant: Phil Joanou
The Truth About Cats & Dogs Assistant: Uma Thurman
1997 Batman & Robin
1998 Les Misérables
The Avengers
2001 Blow Assistant: Ted Demme
2004 The Aviator Assistant: Martin Scorsese
As an actress
Year Film Role
2006 The Departed Woman with Dog
Year Film Role
2008 Lymelife Special thanks
2017 Good Time Gratitude


Year Title Credit Notes
2007 Val Lewton: The Man in the Shadows Executive producer: Sikelia Productions Documentary
2009 POV Executive producer Documentary
2010 Boardwalk Empire Associate producer
2013 Glickman Executive producer Documentary
2016 Vinyl Executive producer
2021 Pretend It's a City Executive producer Documentary
TBA An Afternoon with SCTV Executive producer
Miscellaneous crew
Year Title Role Notes
1993−94 The Nanny Production staff
2003 The Blues Assistant: Martin Scorsese Documentary
2004 Lady by the Sea: The Statue of Liberty Documentary
2005 American Masters Documentary
Year Title Role Notes
2017 American Masters Very special thanks Documentary
Five Came Back The producers wish to thank Documentary



  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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