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Georgia Parris

Writer/Director

Georgia is a writer / director based in London. Mari, her debut feature film commissioned through the Film London, BFI & BBC Films’ Microwave scheme had its worldwide premiere at the 62nd BFI London Film Festival and is set for a cinema release in the summer of 2019.

Georgia has made a series of award winning short films, her debut short Brighter Borough, a fashion film using contemporary dance, premiered at London Fashion Week in 2012. It went on to screen at the New York Dance on Camera Film Festival, London Short Film Festival (nominated for Best Music Short), Underwire Film Festival (nominated for Best Composer) and also won Shooting People’s Film of the Month.  A Moment to Move, her first short drama premiered at Underwire Film Festival where it won the XX Award for Best Female Protagonist. It also screened at the London Short Film Festival, East End Film Festival and the Women Over 50 Film Festival, winning awards in the Audience Choice and Best Drama categories. Georgia was interviewed by the BBC on the set of her short film Abandon, discussing gender inequality within the film industry. Abandon went on to screen at festivals around the world and was nominated for Best Director and Best Sound Design at the 2017 Underwire Film Festival.

Georgia was recently selected to be one of Film London’s Lodestars, a diverse group of directors, producers, writers and craftspeople all poised to shape the course of the industry. She is currently in development with the BFI and BBC Films on her second feature film.

www.georgiaparris.com

Credits

FEATURE FILM
Date: 2017
Production (role):
MARI (Writer & Director)
Company:
Small Town Films/BFI/BBC Films
Project details:
Commissioned through Film London Microwave Scheme
SHORT FILM
Date: 2016
Production (role):
ABANDON (Writer, Director & Producer)
Project details:
Official selection for Aesthetica, East End & Underwire (Nominated for Best Director & Sound Design) Film Festival.
Date: 2015
Production (role):
ALWAYS ON (Director)
Project details:
Commissioned by Royal Central School of Speech & Drama.
Date: 2014
Production (role):
A MOMENT TO MOVE (Writer & Director)
Project details:
Official selection for London Short Film Festival, East End & Underwire (Winner of XX Award) Film Festival.
Date: 2013
Production (role):
EVERY SAVAGE CAN DANCE (Director & Producer)
Project details:
Fashion film
Date: 2012
Production (role):
BRIGHTER BOROUGH (Director & Producer)
Project details:
Fashion Film. Official selection for London Short Film Festival, Underwire (Nominated for Composer Award) Film Festival & Dance On Camera Film Festival. Winner of Shooting People ‘Film of the Month’.

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): MARI (Writer & Director)
    Company: Small Town Films/BFI/BBC Films
    Project details: Commissioned through Film London Microwave Scheme
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Project details
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): ABANDON (Writer, Director & Producer)
    Project details: Official selection for Aesthetica, East End & Underwire (Nominated for Best Director & Sound Design) Film Festival.
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): ALWAYS ON (Director)
    Project details: Commissioned by Royal Central School of Speech & Drama.
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): A MOMENT TO MOVE (Writer & Director)
    Project details: Official selection for London Short Film Festival, East End & Underwire (Winner of XX Award) Film Festival.
  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): EVERY SAVAGE CAN DANCE (Director & Producer)
    Project details: Fashion film
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): BRIGHTER BOROUGH (Director & Producer)
    Project details: Fashion Film. Official selection for London Short Film Festival, Underwire (Nominated for Composer Award) Film Festival & Dance On Camera Film Festival. Winner of Shooting People ‘Film of the Month’.