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

Directors UK Head of Campaigning Ali Bailey writes about BAFTA in the wake of its latest film award nominations, and asks what the organisation's role should and shouldn't be in promoting the British film industry.

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Directors UK is delighted to announce that it has received funding from Creative Skillset to run three mentoring placements for directors on high end television dramas as part of a pilot mentoring scheme. Read on for full details on how to apply and to find out how you can help.

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On Monday 19 January Directors UK hosted a very special Q&A with director Richard Linklater. Richard talked to members about his incredibly diverse directing career, from his earliest films all the way up to the Oscar and BAFTA-nominated Boyhood. Members can watch the video now.

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