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

According to new figures published by Ofcom, children and teens are now watching half as much TV as adults. So what are the implications for content creators and how can directors reach these audiences? We asked a number of directors working in children's TV and non-traditional content areas for their thoughts.

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On Thursday 27 November Directors UK hosted Meet Film London, an event that gave our members the opportunity to meet representatives of the company and find out what Film London can do for directors. We were there live tweeting on the night for all those who couldn't make it.

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Directors UK today welcomed the application by UK Music, the Musicians’ Union and BASCA for a judicial review of the UK Government’s introduction of a new private copying exception, without fair compensation to copyright owners.

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