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

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News and Updates

In this week's issue of Broadcast Andrew Chowns, Directors UK's CEO and Chair of the Creative Skillset TV Skills Council wrote the following article about the growing skills gap in the industry

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Directors UK wants to work across every genre to increase directors' pay for all. But to do this we need to build an accurate picture of what directors are currently being paid so we can effectively campaign for pay that truly reflects the director’s responsibility and seniority.

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On Monday 23rd March, Directors UK CEO, Andrew Chowns and renowned British director and Directors UK member, Roger Michell were in Brussels to support SAA's launch of its second White Paper on Authors' Rights and Remuneration.

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