Bachelor, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 1985.
He has been producer or executive producer of over 50 films, and he also wrote the screenplays to the films Frequency and The Last Mimzy, among other screenplays. After serving as president of production at New Line Cinema, Emmerich became president and chief operating officer of New Line on March 18, 2008. He was also the executive music producer of the films Menace II Society and Above The Rim.
Emmerich is a graduate of Wesleyan University. He is also the brother of actor Noah Emmerich and Adam Emmerich, a leading mergers & acquisitions lawyer at the firm of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in New York. He attended The Calhoun School in New York City prior to college.
Emmerich is given thanks in the credits of Wayne Kramer's 2006 crime/action thriller film Running Scared.
Member Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Julie; 1 child.