Emily Piggsford is a Canadian actor and television producer. Her film debut was as Naya, an inuit hunter trapped in a time-warp, who finds herself in modern downtown Toronto. Frost was a 15 minute short that premiered at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival.
Piggsford served as a producer, and played a supporting role in The Sounds, a drama co-produced by Canada and New Zealand, which premiered in 2020. The Decider called her the series "sleeper star".
- "Actress Emily Piggford on Starring in The New Samurai Action-Fantasy Series Warigami". Beyond Fashion Magazine. 2019-10-07. https://www.beyondfashionmagazine.com/culture/actress-emily-piggford-on-starring-in-the-new-samurai-action-fantasy-series-warigami/. Retrieved 2020-11-15. "Emily Piggford was born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. She is an actress and producer, known for The Girlfriend Experience (2016), Killjoys (2015) and That’s My DJ (2014)."
- Etan Vlessing (2012-08-31). "Jeremy Ball debuts Frost at TIFF". Playback magazine. Archived from the original on 2019-07-04. https://web.archive.org/web/20190704223625/http://playbackonline.ca/2012/08/31/jeremy-ball-debuts-frost-at-tiff. Retrieved 2020-11-15. "The challenge for Ball was, even before he started to pen the Frost script, was being able to capture a realistic Arctic setting on the soundstage – one with invisible environments and imagined antagonists around Naya, the young hunter played by Emily Piggford – for effective green screen composting of the visual effects."
- Natalie North (2012-09-11). "Spotlight on Victoria talent at TIFF". Victoria News. Archived from the original on 2019-07-04. https://web.archive.org/web/20190704223624/https://www.vicnews.com/news/spotlight-on-victoria-talent-at-tiff/. Retrieved 2020-11-18. "Frost stars recent University of Victoria theatre department grad Emily Piggford as Naya, a young arctic hunter in search of food."
- Denise Petski (2018-12-20). "Emily Piggford & Chance Kelly Sign With The Rosenzweig Group". Deadline magazine. Archived from the original on 2019-12-19. https://web.archive.org/web/20191219195558/https://deadline.com/2018/12/emily-piggford-chance-kelly-sign-with-the-rosenzweig-group-1202524110/. Retrieved 2020-11-15.
- Denise Petski (2016-08-15). "New York Television Festival Announces Independent Pilot Competition Selections". Deadline magazine. https://deadline.com/2016/08/new-york-television-festival-independent-pilot-competition-selections-1201803744/. Retrieved 2020-11-15. "Starring Kristian Bruun (Orphan Black), Emily Piggford (Hemlock Grove), Jade Hassouné (Heartland, Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments)"
- Peter White (2019-07-10). "The CW Partners With CBC On Short-Form Samurai Drama ‘Warigami’ As Canadian Broadcaster Unveils Youth Slate". Deadline magazine. https://deadline.com/2019/07/cbc-gem-warigami-the-cw-1202644166/. Retrieved 2020-11-15. "Wendy Ohata, played by Piggford, has just made three startling realizations: One, she has a twin brother; two, she’s a kami-jin – a descendent of an ancient Japanese people who can turn paper into deadly weapons; and three, there’s a kami-jin warrior hunting her down for reasons she doesn’t understand."
- Joel Keller (2020-09-03). "Stream It Or Skip It: ‘The Sounds’ On Acorn TV, A Mystery Involving A Canadian Couple And A New Zealand Fishing Town". Decider. Archived from the original on 2020-11-17. https://web.archive.org/web/20201117040513/https://decider.com/2020/09/03/the-sounds-acorn-tv-review/. Retrieved 2020-11-16. "Sleeper Star: Piggford, who plays Ishikawa, will have a bigger role once she lands in New Zealand to investigate Tom’s disappearance."
- "8-minute-catch-amazing-emily-piggford". AXNModern. https://aznmodern.com/2017/05/11/8-minute-catch-amazing-emily-piggford/. Retrieved 2020-11-15.
- Michelle Villagracia (2020-05-20). "Drawn Together: portraits honouring Asian Canadians". CBC News. Archived from the original on 2021-02-21. https://web.archive.org/web/20210221092330/https://www.cbc.ca/television/drawn-together-portraits-honouring-asian-canadians-1.5575799. Retrieved 2020-11-15. "Featuring: Deepa Mehta (Water, Heaven on Earth, Beeba Boys), Emily Piggford (Warigami), Anupam Kher (Breakaway), Sugith Varughese (Kim's Convenience), Andrea Bang (Kim's Convenience), Jessalyn Wanlim (Workin' Moms)"
- Margaret DeRosia (2017-01-20). "Announcing the Nominations for the 2017 Canadian Screen Awards". cfccreates.com. http://cfccreates.com/news/713-announcing-the-nominations-for-the-2017-canadian-screen-awards. Retrieved 2017-04-29.