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.
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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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.
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.