FEATURE FILMS IN DEVELOPMENT

PSYCHOPOMP

Paranormal romantic comedy. Supported by the Wellcome Trust. PSYCHOPOMP was longlisted in the BAFTA/Rocliffe New Writing Forum, given a rehearsed reading at RADA, and is currently with Working Title. (Script)

THE CAPTIVE HEART

Romantic action adventure about a kidnapped bridegroom. The script has been chosen by RADA for use in their character development workshops. (Script)

THE WELSH GREAT ESCAPE

Action adventure based on the true story of the largest escape by German PoWs during WW2, which was the subject of my documentary (see below). (Script)

ARTIFICIAL MOONLIGHT

Sexual adventures, theft, murder and the birth of cinema. (Treatment)

THE RIDE

Low budget thriller about the strange consequences of a fatal accident in a theme park. (Treatment)

DRAMA

LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT || Short Film || VIEW

Drama. Romantic comedy starring John Hurt and Phyllida Law.

Won Royal Television Society Award, UK 2010 – Best Short Film
Won Aspen Shortfest, USA 2011 – Audience Award
Won International Short Film Festival Dresden, Germany 2011 – Special Mention
Won British Independent Film Festival, UK 2011 – Best Director Award
Won British Independent Film Festival, UK 2011 – Best Actress Award
Won Rushes Soho Shorts Festival, UK 2011 – Best Short Film Award
Won Tri Media Film Festival, USA 2011 – Best International Film, Audience Award
Won Raindance Film Festival, UK 2011 – Best UK Short Film Award
Won Cornwall Film Festival, UK 2011 – Best International Short Film Award
Won Seattle Shorts Film Festival, USA 2011 – Best Actress Award
Nominated British Independent Film Awards, UK 2011 – Best British Short
Won Prague Short Film Festival, Czech Republic 2012 – Audience Award
Shortlisted Academy Award, USA 2012 – Live Action Short
Won Postira Film Festival, Croatia 2012 – Audience Award
Won Ojai Film Festival, USA 2012 – Best Narrative Short Award
Won Rouen Film Festival, France 2012 – Best Fiction Film Award

WHAT'S 'VIRGIN' MEAN? || Short Film || VIEW

Drama. Comedy starring Kate Isitt.

Won Encounters Film Festival, UK 2008 – NFTS Special Mention Award
Won Prix de Court Pathe, Switzerland 2009 – Audience Award
Won CFF, USA 2009 – Special Jury Award For Best Comedy
Won Soul 4 Reel, USA 2010 – Audience Choice Award
Won Time Film Festival, Switzerland 2010 – Best Short Film Award
Won Bratislava International Film Festival, Slovakia 2010 – Best Short Film Award
Won Forster Film Festival, Australia 2013 – Originality Award

TRACY BEAKER RETURNS - Series 1 || BBC || 5 x 30 mins CBBC / BBC HD || VIEW

Drama. Re-boot of the popular children’s series, TRACY BEAKER.

- GOOD LUCK BOY
- VIVA CARMEN
- WEREWOLF
- A DAY AT THE BEACH
- MOVING ON

Won BAFTA Children’s Award, UK 2010 – Best Drama
Nominated BAFTA Children’s Award, UK 2010
Best Female PerformerDani Harmer
Nominated BAFTA Children’s Award, UK 2010
Best Writer
Nominated BAFTA Children’s Award, UK 2010 – Audience Award
Won Chicago International Film Festival, USA 2010
Best Direction
Nominated Royal Television Society Award, UK 2010
Best Children’s Drama
Nominated BANFF Television Awards, UK 2010
Best Children’s Drama Award

TRACY BEAKER RETURNS - Series 2 || BBC || 5 x 30 min CBBC / BBC HD

Drama. A recommission. Hurrah.

- THE SCARE GAME
- OUT OF CONTROL
- SNAKE BITE
- GRANDAD
- CHAIN REACTION

Nominated BAFTA Children’s Award, UK 2011 – Audience Award
Won Royal Television Society Award, UK 2011 – Best Drama Production
Won Royal Television Society Programme Award, UK 2011 – Best Children’s Drama
Won Chicago International Film Festival, USA 2011
Best Direction

TRACY BEAKER RETURNS - Series 3 || BBC || 4 x 30 min CBBC / BBC HD || VIEW

Drama. Dani Harmer plays Tracy Beaker one last time.

- BELONGING
- EGGS
- JUSTINE LITTLEWOOD RETURNS
- SUMMER HOLIDAY

Nominated BAFTA Children's Award, UK 2012Best Drama
Nominated BAFTA Children's Award, UK 2012
Audience Award

THE NATIONAL TRUST || Short Films || VIEW

Drama.

- THE WORKHOUSE
- FRANCIS DRAKE
- ISAAC NEWTON

FACTUAL ENTERTAINMENT & DRAMATISED ADVENTURE

OZ & JAMES DRINK TO BRITAIN || Series Producer & Director || RDF || 8 x 30 min BBC2 || VIEW

Factual Entertainment. Oz Clarke and James May’s alcohol fuelled road trip bromance deepens in the last and most successful of the series. Audience 3.5 million.

Won Royal Television Society Award, UK 2009 – Best Factual Programme
Won TRIC Award, UK 2010 – Best TV Arts / Documentary Programme

BRITAIN'S LOST ROUTES - GRIFF RHYS JONES || Modern Television || 1 x 60 min BBC1

Factual Entertainment. A haystack on a Thames Barge, with the irrepressible GRJ at the helm.

Won Maritime Foundation Media Award, UK 2012Certificate of Merit

SNAKEMASTER - Series || Tigress Productions || 3 x 60 and 1 x 90 min Discovery / Five || VIEW

Dramatised Adventure. The bravest man in television tackles the world’s deadliest snakes. Filmed on location in Borneo, Peru, Egypt, Sudan and South Africa.

- IN SEARCH OF THE MAN-EATING PYTHON
- THE THREE FATES
- THE SNAKE THAT KILLED CLEOPATRA
- MOST STRIKING MOMENTS

AUSTIN STEVENS ADVENTURES || Tigress Productions / IMG || 60 min Discovery / Five

Dramatised Adventure. One last outing for the globetrotting snake hunter.

- AUSTRALIA’S LOST EDEN

Won Canadian Gemini Awards 2009Best Direction (Series)

SHARK ISLAND || Series Producer & Director || Tigress Productions / IMG || 5 x 40 min Five

Dramatised Adventure. Up close and personal with the hammerhead sharks of Cocos Island.

DOCUMENTARY & DRAMA-DOCUMENTARY

THE WAR BEHIND THE WIRE - Series || Hartswood Films || 2 x 60 min BBC2 || VIEW

Documentary. Extraordinary stories of captivity and escape from German and Italian prison camps during WW2, told by the men who took part. Audience: 4 million.

- THE GREAT ESCAPE
- THE ROAD TO COLDITZ

Nominated BAFTA Television Award, UK 2001

THE RED BARON || Hartswood Films || 50 min BBC2 || VIEW

Documentary. The life and death of the notorious WW1 fighter pilot, told by members of his family and descendants of those he shot down.

BARNARDO'S CHILDREN - Series || BBC || 2 x 50 min BBC1 || VIEW

Documentary. Stories of love, loss and hope, and the tragic consequences of the ‘policy of secrecy’ that blighted the lives of many Barnardo’s Children. Audience: 7 million.

- THE LARGEST FAMILY IN THE WORLD
- A NEW MUM & DAD

THE WELSH GREAT ESCAPE || Hartswood Films || 60 min Channel 4 || VIEW

Drama Documentary. Comedy. The largest escape by German PoWs during WW2.

JASON, JIM & ME || Lion Television || 60 min Channel 4 || VIEW

Drama Documentary. The life, loves, and mysterious death of pioneer aviatrix Amy Johnson.

OFFICERS & GENTLEMEN || Hartswood Films || 60 min BBC1 || VIEW

Documentary. The remarkable stories of nine Chelsea Pensioners who took part in battles that changed history. Made for Remembrance Day.

GOING TO CHELSEA || Hartswood Films || 60 min ITV1 || VIEW

Documentary. Observational comedy documentary following Garden designer Stephen Woodham’s year-long preparation of a garden for the Chelsea Flower Show. Made for ‘Network First’.

IN LOVE WITH ELIZABETH || Hartswood Films || 60 min BBC1

Documentary. The early life and loves of The Queen Mother.

TEN POUND POMS || Touch Productions || 50 min BBC1

Documentary. Heart-breaking stories of post-war emigration to Australia. Audience: 5.5 million.

ROYAL WEDDING BELLS || RDF || 60 min BBC1

Documentary. A behind-the-scenes look at the bizarre preparations for a Royal Wedding. Audience: 7 million.

A DINOSAUR IN HOLLYWOOD || Impossible Pictures || 60 min BBC1 / Discovery || VIEW

Comedy Documentary. A biopic of Tyrannosaurus Rex. Lots of CGI.

THE SECRET MILLIONAIRE || RDF || 50 min Channel 4

Documentary. Effervescent former nurse, Roisin Isaacs, gives it all away in Dundee.