Welcome to Directors UK

Directors UK was launched in June 2008 as the single voice of British film and television directors. It is now both a collecting society and campaigning body with nearly 5,000 members.

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Directors' Cut

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Interviews

Director C.A. Cooper has recently completed production on his first feature, The Snare. He explains how the idea developed from there and the unusual and controversial methods he used to get the film made.

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On Thursday 7th August we hosted a screening of horror film Blackwood, followed by a Q&A with director Adam Wimpenny. Watch the video below to find out about how Adam made the film, how he made the leap from TV and what he's got planned next.

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Blogs

Current work-in-progress for feature doc 'On A Knife Edge' - a four year study of the coming-of-age of a teenager on the Pine Ridge, funded by

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Posted by JEREMY WILLIAMS

Have just joined Director UK - looking forward to the Directors event on 21 June.

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News and Updates

Mark Lawson published an article in The Guardian under the headline "Why television will never be a director's medium", we gave our members the opportunity to respond.

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We recently hosted a special screening of The Lego Movie, followed by a fantastic Q&A with directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. Watch the guys discuss their initial reaction to the project, just how much Lego they now own and what Batman has in common with Russell Crowe.

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Directors UK member Zoe McCarthy has recently launched a Kickstarter campaign for her film, Sunset Rose - a film noir to be shot on 16mm in an original 1940s diner. Zoe writes for us about the process of setting up the campaign, the thinking behind the project and conducting their test shoot.

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