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.

Discover more

Directors' Cut

Exclusive content available to members

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.

0

 Signup for membership

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.

0

 Signup for membership

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

0

Posted by JEREMY WILLIAMS

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

0

Posted by PETER CHIPPING

Events

The pensions auto-enrolment scheme which is being introduced throughout the next 5 years will have a direct effect on you as a director, whether you are freelance, staff or have your own limited co

0

 Signup for membership

News and Updates

As part of the London Film Festival, Directors UK hosted a panel session about working as a director across multiple mediums: film, television, commericals and more. Joining us were directors Susanna White, James Kent, Bryn Higgins and Jen McGowan. You can read our live tweets from the evening here.

0

We were at the Encounters Film Festival in Bristol in September and one of the sessions we attended was about advising filmmakers on how to sell their shorts to buyers. For those who couldn't be there, we've summarised their top 10 tips.

0

 Signup for membership

This year's FERA General Assembly was held in Malmö, Sweden. A number of our board members attended the Assembly to represent Directors UK, including John Dower and Dan Clifton, who've written for us about their experiences of the weekend.

0

 Signup for membership