Hello and thanks for taking the time to come to my website. I started in the film business in the 90’s as a floor runner while studying BA (Hons) Communications at Nottingham Trent University, and then worked as a producer, taking up TV and film drama directing in 2005. Throughout the last 20 years I have been directing corporates and commercials for businesses and continue to do so while directing film and TV drama.
I teach as a visiting lecturer in directing and producing at various Universities and work as an industry assessor for Creative Skillset and as an external examiner on film and television BA and MA courses and I hold an an Associate Fellowship in Higher Education (AFHEA). More details of my corporate and education work is on LinkedIn.
I am a member of Directors UK and I am represented for drama directing by my agent Ed Hughes at Linda Seifert Management who can be contacted here. I have won over 9 awards with 17 nominations for my work including the Variety Critics Choice award at Karlovy Vary more details can be found along with some of my TV and Film work can be found on IMDB
Outside of work I enjoy stand up paddle boarding, surfing, sailing, snorkelling, cycling and hillwalking.
Awards and nominations include:
The Be All and End All – director/producer:
- Variety Critics Choice Award at Karlovy Vary – Best Director
- Schlingel Germany – Best Film
- Monte Carlo Comedy Film Festival – Best Director
- Ale Kino, Poland – Jury Award, Youth Jury Award, Audience awards for Director
- Washington DC Best – Narrative Feature
- Durango Colorado USA – Best Feature Film
- Nashville USA – Special Jury Mention/Best Narrative Feature.
- Vienna, Austria – Special Jury Mention
Shorts (as producer or director)
- Best Foreign Film, New York Independent Film Fest,
- 2 x Bafta Shortlists short film section.
- 2 x Kodak Short Show Case nominations
- Jury Prize at Brest Film Festival,
- Grand Prix Romanian Film Fest
- Student RTS Film award.
- Best European Film, Creteil Festival, Paris
- 2 x commendations, Regus London Film Festival
- Rushes film festival finalist
- Audience award Cretiel Festival Paris
- First Prize, Tehran Film Festival Iran
- Audience Award, Bristol’s Brief Encounters