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Press & Recognition

Check out Emma's press coverage, speaking engagements, and awards! Looking for press about The Game Show of Love? Click here. 

TikTok video detailing how relationship 'performance improvement plans' work has experts sounding off

Emma Mankey Hidem, a dating coach from Washington, D.C. who runs The Sunnyside relationship coaching service and hosts the virtual "The Game Show of Love," told Fox News Digital that the idea of partner probation could "seem like an attack."

Emma featured in Once Daily

Meet Emma Mankey Hidem, Founder & CEO of Sunnyside Productions (aka Sunnyside VR and soon to be rebranded as "The Sunnyside").

22 Entrepreneurs Explain What They Love About Being An Entrepreneur

Emma was quoted in this CEO Blog Nation article about entrepreneurship.

DC Startup Week - VR, AR, and The Future of Content Marketing

Emma spoke on a panel at DC Startup week about immersive media and the many benefits of using this new tech for marketing.

The Sunnyside named one of DC's top video production companies by DesignRush

The Sunnyside was recommended among the top video production companies in the Washington, DC area by DesignRush.

Wisdom From The Women Leading The VR, AR & Mixed Reality Industries

Authority Magazine & Thrive Global profiled Emma as a woman leader in VR.

Wonder Women Tech 2019 - Beyond the Millennium: How Far Will Technology and Innovation Go?

Emma was part of a panel talking about the future of technology, particularly VR & AR.

WaitWhatPro Podcast

Emma talked with Devin Gallagher about what it takes to produce 360 video, what kinds of things VR is being used for, and where VR is headed in the future.

Zuckerberg: Apple Vision Pro is ‘not the one that I want,’ doesn’t have any ‘magical solutions’

Emma shares her take on who has the edge in the latest face-off between Apple and Meta

DC Filmmaker of the Month

The DC Film Office (OCTFME) named Emma the filmmaker of the month for January 2022.

The Thriving Creator podcast

Emma chatted with Megan Taylor Morrison about life as a creative entrepreneur

DC Independent Film Festival panel

Emma spoke on a panel sponsored by KitSplit for the DC Independent Film Festival about the unique benefits and challenges of media production in DC.

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