Emanuel has directed more than 500 hundred ad campaigns over the past decade. Many of them have won in festivals in Cannes, New York, London and Toronto. Emanuel was also honoured with the Best Directing Award at the CREA AWARDS in 2004, 2007, 2008 and nominated for the same award in 2005. He equally won the Best Directing Award at the Canadian Marketing Awards in 2011. Emanuels’ first feature film Whitewash won the Best New Narrative Director award at the Tribeca Film Festival and the Best Feature by a First-Time Director at the Canadian Screen Awards.