Jemima Khan is a British screenwriter, an independent TV, film and documentary producer, and founder of Instinct Productions. She has produced 30+ hours of content, which has been nominated for four Emmys, a Golden Globe and a BAFTA. Her debut screenplay, What’s Love Got to Do With It?, a feature film that she produced with Working Title and StudioCanal, premiered at the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival. It won Best Comedy at the 2022 Rome Film Festival and was nominated for 9 National Film Awards 2023, of which it won 4 (Best Screenplay, Best British Film, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor). The film stars Lily James, Shazad Latif and Emma Thompson, and was released in UK cinemas on February 24, 2023.
Jemima produced the Emmy and Golden Globe nominated 10-part FX drama series Impeachment: American Crime Story. She also executive produced the Emmy-nominated HBO/Sky Atlantic docuseries The Case Against Adnan Syed, as well as the award-winning A&E docuseries The Clinton Affair and the BAFTA-nominated feature documentary We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks.
In 2022 Jemima executive produced two multi-award winning short films; Seemab Gul’s Sandstorm (Mulaqat) and Tanaz Eshaghian’s documentary short As Far As They Can Run, which was shortlisted for the 2023 Academy Awards and nominated for a News & Documentary Emmy 2023.
She previously worked as a journalist and as European editor-at-large for Vanity Fair, and associate editor for The New Statesman.