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

On Monday 20th October we held a screening of Yann Demange's debut feature, '71 at Framestore in London. This was followed by a Q&A with Yann moderated by Paul Unwin. We were there to live tweet the event for all those that couldn't make it and you can read the collected tweets here.

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Thursday 23 October saw the first Directors UK-ITN Source video pub quiz night. It was a fantastic evening, brilliantly run by the ITN Source team, who had developed a series of fiendishly difficult questions based on some of the most obscure and fascinating footage from their archive. Andy Williams, Managing Director of ITN Source, writes for us about the company and their work:

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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.

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