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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Events

As our first ever Festival last year was such a success, we're pleased to announce that the Directors' Festival returns on Saturday 11th July, the UK’s biggest festival by and for directors.

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News and Updates

Directors UK member John Shackleton has recently directed the world's first part-equity crowdfunded feature film: The Sleeping Room. He writes for us explaining what equity crowdfunding is and the lessons he learnt from his experiments with other crowdfunding platforms.

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Directors UK is supporting the the recently launched Support Women Filmmakers coalition, spearheaded by Women and Hollywood's founder and editor Melissa Silverstein.

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Kodak have recently launched a new film package aimed specifically at independent filmmakers. Film Committee Chair Iain Softley introduces the package and two others, and explains why these initiatives are so important for sustaining the use of film.

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