Filmography


May '15 Seekers Pilot (22mins short film, Alexa)

A romantic thriller set in the world of London's undocumented migrants.  Scenes from the feature and funded by the BFI.

Starring David Ajala (Jupiter Ascending, The Dark Knight) and Clare Ashitey (Doctor Foster, Children Of Men, Shooting Dogs).


October '14 Feel Good (30sec commercial, Alexa)

For Eurovaistine, a Lithuanian pharmacy, produced by Some Films, Vilnius.


March '14  Welcome Back (60sec commercial, Red One)

For IKI, a Lithuanian supermarket, produced by Some Films, Vilnius.


 2013-14 - Doctors, 9 x 30' episodes for BBC1.

The Tunnel, 3 x 60' episodes for Sky Atlantic (as Second Unit Director)


December '12   Rain (30sec commercial, Alexa)

For Nadace Leontinka, a Czech charity for blind children.

*Nominated for a Golden Drum Award 2013


June ’12   One Wrong Word (10mins short)

Comedy in which a writer hears the best and worst news of his life in one conversation.  Starring Paul Ready (Utopia), Anna Madeley (In Bruges), Tom Burke (The Musketeers, Utopia 2) and Annabel Scholey (Being Human).  


June '11   Auction (60sec commercial, RedCam)

*Nominated for the Young Director Award, Cannes Lions 2011.

*Winner Best International Idea, Golden Stiletto Awards 2011.

*Winner Most Successful Commercial, Zihadlo Marketing Awards 2011.


Feb ’10   ‘Laundry’ (22mins short, 35mm)

A funny and poignant mother-daughter story, set in the aftermath of the Balkans War.  Filmed in Croatia (in English and Croatian).

*In Competition at Rushes Soho Film Festival, London, Motovun Film Festival, Croatia, Molodist Film Festival, Ukraine and Women In Direction, Spain.

*Selected for Cannes Short Film Corner, Cinemagic Belfast, Estoril Festival Portugal, Les Arcs, France, the London Short Film Festival and the British Palestine Film Festival 2011.

Dec ’08   Barnardo’s – ‘Rubbish’ (30sec commercial, 16mm)

*Nominated for the Young Director Award, Cannes Lions 2009.

*Winner Special Prize at Porsche Int’l Student Advertising Film Awards 2009.

Dec ’07   Slim Fast - ‘Slim Happy’ (30sec commercial, 16mm)

*Winner of “Best in Category” at the Kodak Student Commercial Awards 2008.


July ’07   ‘Survivor’ (15mins short, 35mm)

This 15min drama is about a traumatised Rwandan genocide survivor living in London, who finds a

friend in a man going through similar experiences. Stars Shaun Parkes (Human Traffic, The Mummy

Returns) and Cyril Nri (The Bill).

*Screened at the Pan-African Film Festival, Los Angeles, East-End Film Festival, London (nominated for Audience Award), Brighton Film Festival, Exodus

Refugee Film Festival, Exposures Film Festival, the International Community Festival, Lodz Mediaschool and the Molodist Film Festival, Kiev.

*Selected by the British Council for representation.

*Winner BEST SCRIPT and BEST ACTOR at the BFM Film Festival, London 2008. The script is being developed into a feature with the BBC Writer’s Room.

Dec ’06   Dove - ‘Dance’ (30sec commercial, 16mm)

Shortlisted at the Kodak Student Commercial Awards 2007.


June ’06   ‘After Everything’ (4mins short drama, 16mm)

Screened at the National Gallery summer 2006.

April '06   'Facing the past' (7 mins doc, DV)

A 25-year old Rwandan comes to terms with his parents death in the 1994 genocide as he exhumes their bones 12 years later, to give them a proper burial service for the first time.

'Our Future Lost' (7 mins doc, DV)

Docs in remembrance of the children who died in Rwanda's genocide and the orphans who survived.  Shot on Sony PD150. For the Aegis Trust in Rwanda. 

Jan 2005   ‘A Girl’s Guide To Modern Dating’ (3m30s, 16mm film)

Screened at Phoenix Shorts Festival, Shallow Shorts and featured in the Best of UK Film at Edinburgh 

Film Festival 2005.

EDUCATION

Dec 2010    Les Arcs European Film Forum  Selected for week-long Feature dev. course

Jan 2006 – Dec 2009  The London Film School MA in Filmmaking (Directing specialisation) 

Jan 2007   Scene Insiders Selected for script dev. course held in Gothenburg Festival.

Oct 2005   Discover Digital Selected as a filmmaker for this week-long workshop on the future of digital technology. Held by Film London at the London Film Festival.

Jan 2005   New York Film Academy Film-making certificate (four week course)

1998-2001   University of Sheffield BA (Hons) in Philosophy and Psychology (2:1)