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Dionne Edwards

Writer / Director

Dionne Edwards is a screenwriter and director. Her highly-anticipated debut feature Pretty Red Dress stars Natey Jones and singer Alexandra Burke, making her screen debut. The film was developed and funded by BBC Film and the BFI and was selected for the Sundance Screenwriting and Directing Labs 2019.

Dionne’s other credits include That Girl, a 30-minute drama in Channel 4’s On the Edge series,  and her short film We Love Moses, which premiered at the BFI London Film Festival and went on to screen at over fifty festivals worldwide, including ABFF and TIFF, picking up nine awards. It has been licensed for television by Cine+, Canal+ and HBO and is currently available on Netflix.

Dionne is a fellow of the inaugural Women at Sundance Adobe Fellowship 2020/21. She is represented by Independent Talent in the UK and CAA and Grandview in the US.

Credits

FEATURE FILM
Date: 2021
Production (role):
PRETTY RED DRESS
Company:
Teng Teng Films / BFI / BBC Films
Project details:
Feature Film
Writer & Director
TELEVISION
Date: 2020
Production (role):
HALF BAD
Company:
Imaginarium/ Netflix
Project details:
Writers room & 1 script
Date: 2019
Production (role):
SOON GONE: A WINDRUSH CHRONICLE
Company:
Douglas Road Productions / Young Vic / BBC4
Project details:
Directed two monologues - Kev 1968 & Michaela 2019
Date: 2018
Production (role):
Top Boy
Company:
Cowboy / Netflix
Project details:
2nd Unit Directing on first block
Date: 2018
Production (role):
On the Edge: 'That Girl'
Company:
Blacklight TV / Channel 4
IN DEVELOPMENT
Production (role):
WISE GIRL
Company:
Teng Teng Films / BBC Films
Project details:
Feature Film
Writer & Director

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2021
    Production (role): PRETTY RED DRESS
    Company: Teng Teng Films / BFI / BBC Films
    Project details: Feature Film
    Writer & Director
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2020
    Production (role): HALF BAD
    Company: Imaginarium/ Netflix
    Project details: Writers room & 1 script
  • Date: 2019
    Production (role): SOON GONE: A WINDRUSH CHRONICLE
    Company: Douglas Road Productions / Young Vic / BBC4
    Project details: Directed two monologues - Kev 1968 & Michaela 2019
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): Top Boy
    Company: Cowboy / Netflix
    Project details: 2nd Unit Directing on first block
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): On the Edge: 'That Girl'
    Company: Blacklight TV / Channel 4
    Project details:
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): WISE GIRL
    Company: Teng Teng Films / BBC Films
    Project details: Feature Film
    Writer & Director
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