Charlie Swinbourne is an award-winning filmmaker, writing and directing dramas, comedies and documentaries with a difference – they’re made in sign language.
Our new film programme manager Alice, who joins British Council from Encounters, talks about her love for Wim Wenders and American Honey.
Chris Martin is the producer representing the UK in EFP’s Producers on the Move at Cannes 2017.
The Scotland-based writer/director will have his film Wild Horses premiering in Cannes.
Moin Hussain's short film Real Gods Require Blood has its world premiere at Cannes Critics' Week.
Jayisha Patel launched her new VR project Notes To My Father at the Oculus House at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, and also presented the work at the SXSW Film Festival in March.
Cassie Quarless and Usayd Younis are the co-directors of Generation Revolution, a feature-length documentary about BAME activists who are changing the social and political landscape.
London-based filmmaker Rafael was born in Poland and left a job in banking to work for the Camerimage Film Festival. He subsequently attended the Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing in Warsaw and the National Film and Television School in the UK. His three short films have won more than 25 awards at international film festivals. He started developing his first feature Butterfly Kisses at Cannes Cinefondation Residency.
As their latest short doc begins its festival journey, premiering in Sundance this month, and heading to Berlin next, we ask London-based filmmaking duo Ed Gibbs and Rubika Shah for their film highlights.