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Dominic Savage

Director

Credits

FEATURE FILM
Date: 2017
Production (role):
THE ESCAPE
Company:
Shoebox Films
Project details:
Writer/Director. Starring Gemma Arterton and Dominic Cooper

Premiered at Toronto Film Festival 2017

Nominated National Film Awards Best Drama 2019
Date: 2005
Production (role):
LOVE AND HATE
Company:
Ruby Films / BBC Films / Film Council / Momentum
Project details:
Writer/Director

A love story set in the North of England

Premiered at Berlin Film Festival 2005 and at the London Film Festival 2005 and the Dinard Film Festival 2005

Winner New Voices/New Visions Grand Jury Prize Palm Springs International Film Festival 2005

Winner of BUFF The City of Malmö´s Children and Young People´s Film Award
TELEVISION
Date: 2020
Production (role):
I AM... (Series II)
Company:
Me & You Productions/Channel 4
Project details:
3 x 60mins
Writer, Director and Executive Producer
Date: 2019
Production (role):
I AM... (Series I)
Company:
Me & You Productions/Channel 4
Project details:
3 x 60mins
Writer, Director and Executive Producer

2019 Nomination for Best Television Film for I AM NICOLA at C21 Int'l Drama Awards
Date: 2014
Production (role):
THE SECRETS
Company:
WTTV / BBC 2
Project details:
Director. 5 x 30 minute original drama. Starring Olivia Coleman, Emilia Fox, Ben Chaplin
Date: 2012
Production (role):
TRUE LOVE
Company:
WTTV / BBC 2 / Greenlit
Project details:
5 x 30 minute original drama
Date: 2010
Production (role):
DIVE
Company:
ITVP / BBC
Project details:
Director and Co-writer with Simon Stephens

2 x 60 minute drama

Starring Jack O’Connell, Eddie Marsan, Ewen Bremner, Joseph Mawle and Gina McKee
Date: 2009
Production (role):
FREEFALL (Writer / Director)
Company:
Origin / BBC (Single Film)
Project details:
Film about the credit crunch

Starring Anna Maxwell Martin, Dominic Cooper, Aiden Gillen and Joseph Mawle

Nominated Broadcast Award 2010 Best Single Drama
Date: 2006
Production (role):
BORN EQUAL (Writer / Director)
Company:
BBC TV (Single Film)
Project details:
Starring Colin Firth, Robert Carlyle and Anne Marie Duff
Date: 2002
Production (role):
OUT OF CONTROL (Writer / Director)
Company:
BBC (Single Film)
Project details:
Starring Leo Gregory, Rafe Spall, David Morrisey and Tamzin Outhwaite

Winner of the Michael Powell Award for Best British Film, Edinburgh Film Festival 2002

Winner of RTS Award 2003 for Best Single Film
Date: 2001
Production (role):
WHEN I WAS 12 (Writer / Director)
Company:
BBC (Single Film)
Project details:
Starring Leo Gregory, Ashley Thewlis and Jody Latham

Runner-Up & Highly Commended for Michael Powell Award, Edinburgh Film Festival 2001

Winner of the BAFTA Award for Best Single Film 2001
Date: 2000
Production (role):
NICE GIRL (Writer / Director)
Company:
BBC (Single Film)
Project details:
Starring Joanna Griffiths

Winner of New Director Fiction - BAFTA Television Craft Award 2001

Nominated for Best Single Drama - BAFTA Television Awards 2001

Nominated for Innovation - BAFTA Television Awards 2001

Nominated BAFTA Cymru Award –Best drama
DOCUMENTARY
Production (role):
CUTTING EDGE: THE OUTSIDERS
Company:
Channel 4
Project details:
50 minute documentary
Production (role):
CUTTING EDGE: ROUGE MALES
Company:
Channel 4
Project details:
50 minute documentary
Production (role):
CUTTING EDGE: THE COMPLAINERS
Company:
Channel 4
Project details:
50 minute documentary
Production (role):
SEASIDE ORGANIST
Company:
Channel 4
Project details:
A 25-minute documentary film made for the SHORT STORY strand
Production (role):
ONE FOOT IN THE PAST
Company:
BBC 2
Project details:
Short films for this architecture and heritage series
Production (role):
THE NAKED CITY
Company:
BBC 2
Project details:
4 x 40 minute documentaries on the City of London
Production (role):
THE PIER
Company:
Antelope / Meridian / ITV
Project details:
4 x 30-minute Art documentaries
Production (role):
CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE LUNATIC KIND
Company:
National Film School
Production (role):
DORIS
Company:
National Film School
Production (role):
WE’LL BE BACK NEXT YEAR
Company:
National Film School
Production (role):
PUBLIC ENEMY
Company:
National Film School
Project details:
Shown on ITV
SHORT FILM
Production (role):
FLY ME TO THE MOON
Company:
NFT
Project details:
A 30-minute graduation film from the National Films School

A musical starring Frances Barber, Danny John-Jules and Charlotte Chatton
MUSIC VIDEO
Production (role):
POPSKOOL
Project details:
60 minutes musical video for children

Nominated as Best Music Programme at the MIDEM festival in Cannes, 1991
Production (role):
THE STEREO Mcs
Project details:
Promo
Production (role):
PUBLIC ENEMY
Project details:
Promo
Production (role):
THE JUNGLE BROTHERS
Project details:
Promo
Production (role):
RITCHIE RICH
Project details:
Promo
SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS
National Film School, 1985 - 1989
As an actor, Dominic played the young Lord Bullingdon in Stanley Kubrick’s BARRY LYNDON, 1973, and other notable roles

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): THE ESCAPE
    Company: Shoebox Films
    Project details: Writer/Director. Starring Gemma Arterton and Dominic Cooper

    Premiered at Toronto Film Festival 2017

    Nominated National Film Awards Best Drama 2019
  • Date: 2005
    Production (role): LOVE AND HATE
    Company: Ruby Films / BBC Films / Film Council / Momentum
    Project details: Writer/Director

    A love story set in the North of England

    Premiered at Berlin Film Festival 2005 and at the London Film Festival 2005 and the Dinard Film Festival 2005

    Winner New Voices/New Visions Grand Jury Prize Palm Springs International Film Festival 2005

    Winner of BUFF The City of Malmö´s Children and Young People´s Film Award
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2020
    Production (role): I AM... (Series II)
    Company: Me & You Productions/Channel 4
    Project details: 3 x 60mins
    Writer, Director and Executive Producer
  • Date: 2019
    Production (role): I AM... (Series I)
    Company: Me & You Productions/Channel 4
    Project details: 3 x 60mins
    Writer, Director and Executive Producer

    2019 Nomination for Best Television Film for I AM NICOLA at C21 Int'l Drama Awards
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): THE SECRETS
    Company: WTTV / BBC 2
    Project details: Director. 5 x 30 minute original drama. Starring Olivia Coleman, Emilia Fox, Ben Chaplin
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): TRUE LOVE
    Company: WTTV / BBC 2 / Greenlit
    Project details: 5 x 30 minute original drama
  • Date: 2010
    Production (role): DIVE
    Company: ITVP / BBC
    Project details: Director and Co-writer with Simon Stephens

    2 x 60 minute drama

    Starring Jack O’Connell, Eddie Marsan, Ewen Bremner, Joseph Mawle and Gina McKee
  • Date: 2009
    Production (role): FREEFALL (Writer / Director)
    Company: Origin / BBC (Single Film)
    Project details: Film about the credit crunch

    Starring Anna Maxwell Martin, Dominic Cooper, Aiden Gillen and Joseph Mawle

    Nominated Broadcast Award 2010 Best Single Drama
  • Date: 2006
    Production (role): BORN EQUAL (Writer / Director)
    Company: BBC TV (Single Film)
    Project details: Starring Colin Firth, Robert Carlyle and Anne Marie Duff
  • Date: 2002
    Production (role): OUT OF CONTROL (Writer / Director)
    Company: BBC (Single Film)
    Project details: Starring Leo Gregory, Rafe Spall, David Morrisey and Tamzin Outhwaite

    Winner of the Michael Powell Award for Best British Film, Edinburgh Film Festival 2002

    Winner of RTS Award 2003 for Best Single Film
  • Date: 2001
    Production (role): WHEN I WAS 12 (Writer / Director)
    Company: BBC (Single Film)
    Project details: Starring Leo Gregory, Ashley Thewlis and Jody Latham

    Runner-Up & Highly Commended for Michael Powell Award, Edinburgh Film Festival 2001

    Winner of the BAFTA Award for Best Single Film 2001
  • Date: 2000
    Production (role): NICE GIRL (Writer / Director)
    Company: BBC (Single Film)
    Project details: Starring Joanna Griffiths

    Winner of New Director Fiction - BAFTA Television Craft Award 2001

    Nominated for Best Single Drama - BAFTA Television Awards 2001

    Nominated for Innovation - BAFTA Television Awards 2001

    Nominated BAFTA Cymru Award –Best drama
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): CUTTING EDGE: THE OUTSIDERS
    Company: Channel 4
    Project details: 50 minute documentary
  • Production (role): CUTTING EDGE: ROUGE MALES
    Company: Channel 4
    Project details: 50 minute documentary
  • Production (role): CUTTING EDGE: THE COMPLAINERS
    Company: Channel 4
    Project details: 50 minute documentary
  • Production (role): SEASIDE ORGANIST
    Company: Channel 4
    Project details: A 25-minute documentary film made for the SHORT STORY strand
  • Production (role): ONE FOOT IN THE PAST
    Company: BBC 2
    Project details: Short films for this architecture and heritage series
  • Production (role): THE NAKED CITY
    Company: BBC 2
    Project details: 4 x 40 minute documentaries on the City of London
  • Production (role): THE PIER
    Company: Antelope / Meridian / ITV
    Project details: 4 x 30-minute Art documentaries
  • Production (role): CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE LUNATIC KIND
    Company: National Film School
    Project details:
  • Production (role): DORIS
    Company: National Film School
    Project details:
  • Production (role): WE’LL BE BACK NEXT YEAR
    Company: National Film School
    Project details:
  • Production (role): PUBLIC ENEMY
    Company: National Film School
    Project details: Shown on ITV
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): FLY ME TO THE MOON
    Company: NFT
    Project details: A 30-minute graduation film from the National Films School

    A musical starring Frances Barber, Danny John-Jules and Charlotte Chatton
  • Production (role)
    Project details
  • Production (role): POPSKOOL
    Project details: 60 minutes musical video for children

    Nominated as Best Music Programme at the MIDEM festival in Cannes, 1991
  • Production (role): THE STEREO Mcs
    Project details: Promo
  • Production (role): PUBLIC ENEMY
    Project details: Promo
  • Production (role): THE JUNGLE BROTHERS
    Project details: Promo
  • Production (role): RITCHIE RICH
    Project details: Promo
  • National Film School, 1985 - 1989
  • As an actor, Dominic played the young Lord Bullingdon in Stanley Kubrick’s BARRY LYNDON, 1973, and other notable roles