Skip to content
You are currently viewing Craig Ainsley

Craig Ainsley

Writer / Director

Craig is a writer and director. He has written for Have I Got News For You, The News Quiz and NewsJack, basically any show with news in the title. His short comedy films have over million views on Vimeo and have played at festivals around the world, including the Oscar-qualifying Palm Springs International Short Fest and the London Short Film Festival. He has also written and directed a trilogy of acclaimed comedy animated Christmas films: The 12 Days of Christmas: A Tale of Avian Misery starring Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Dear Satan starring Patrick Stewart, and O Human Being starring Richard E Grant.

His latest short film, Whenever You’re Ready, is in development to become a series with Clerkenwell Films. He has a second comedy series in development with Baby Cow.