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Director and Screenwriter

Sweetheart | 15 min | Digicult

 

Lou longs to break away from her sister Ashley. Frustrations come to a head when they become rivals in love.

 

Official Selection, Slamdance Film Festival, 2012.

Official Selection, Dresden Film Festival, 2012.

Official Selection, Message to Man, 2012.

 

 

Joyride | 9 min | Blue Iris Films

 

A young boy tries to calm his mother down as she drives dangerously towards the cliffs.

 

Official Selection, Edinburgh International Film Festival, 2013

Official Selection, Leeds Film Festival, 2013

Official Selection, Cork Film Festival, 2013

Nominated for Best Film, BAFTA New Talent Awards, 2013.

The Agreement | 19 min | National Film and Television School

 

Shortly before her due date, Laura visits the married couple she is giving birth for.

 

Official Selection, Aesthetica Film Festival, 2015.

Official Selection, Alcine Film Festival, 2015.

Official Selection for Best Director, Underwire Film Festival, 2015.

 

 

 

 

Video | 14 min | National Film and Television School

 

Elaine is having trouble balancing her life between her teenage daughter and her secret evening job. Over one evening, her personal life spills over into her work when faced with an indecisive young couple.

 

Official Selection, BFI London Film Festival, 2015.

Official Selection for Best Actor, Underwire Film Festival, 2015

 

 

 

Patriot | 15 min | National Film and Television School

 

Against the backdrop of simmering racial tensions within her rural English community, the life of eleven year old Hannah changes forever, when she meets a boy from a forbidden part of town.

 

Official Selection, Cannes Film Festival, 2015.

Official Selection, Telluride Film Festival, 2015.

Official Selection, Hamptons Film Festival, 2015.

Official Selection, Palm Springs Film Festival, 2015.

Official Selection, Chicago Film Festival, 2015.

Official Selection, Encounters Film Festival, 2015.

Official Selection, Gent Film Festival, 2015.

Official Selection, Brest Film Festival, 2015.

Official Selection, Dinard Film Festival, 2015.

Diagnosis | 18 min | BBC Films

 

Sally’s secretive evening job forces her to face up to feelings she thought she had under control.

 

Official Selection, Palm Springs, 2017

Official Selection, Warsaw Film Festival, 2017

Official Selection, Rhode Island Film Festival, 2017

Official Selection, Encounters Film Festival, 2017.

Official Selection, Sao Paulo Film Festival, 2017

Official Selection, Les Arcs Film Festival, 2017

Diagnosis - still 1 copy