LOUISA FIELDEN is a multi-award winning director whose films have screened at BAFTA and Oscar-qualifying festivals worldwide. After premiering at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, her viral- smash short film, People You May Know, debuted online to 250,000 views in 48 hours. And the film won the 2019 Best British Drama at The Discover Film Awards (from over 5,000 submissions). With her unique technical background as a VFX Supervisor, Louisa progressed to become Second Unit Director on Atlantis, a BAFTA-nominated fantasy drama series for BBC One and BBC America. Her other recent television credits include Crazyhead (Netflix/E4) and War of the Worlds (FOX/Canal+). Louisa graduated from Oxford University with a first class degree. She was selected for Channel 4’s Emerging Director Talent Scheme in association with Directors UK, and is a 2020 BAFTA Crew member.
DateProduction (role)Project details
Date: 2020Production (role): PATRICK - Writer and Director
Project details: 8’ Comedy drama
Funded by Exeter Phoenix, with support from Arts Council England.
Date: 2018Production (role): PEOPLE YOU MAY KNOW - Writer and DirectorProject details: 17’ Drama
A #MeToo drama starring Aiysha Hart (Line of Duty, Colette, A Discovery of Witches) and Joseph Timms (Atlantis)
Cannes Film Festival 2018
Palm Springs International ShortFest 2018 (Oscar-qualifying)
Norwich Film Festival 2018 (BIFA-qualifying)
Charlotte Film Festival 2018 (Nominated: Best Narrative Film, Best Social Justice Film)
Aesthetica Film Festival 2018 (Finalist, BAFTA-qualifying)
Date: 2010Production (role): JUMP! - Writer and DirectorProject details: 4' Dark comedy
Screened at 40 international film festivals, including:
Edinburgh International Film Festival 2010
Cambridge Film Festival 2010 (BAFTA-qualifying)
Encounters Film Festival 2010 (BAFTA-qualifying)
San Francisco Independent Film Festival 2010
DateProduction (role)CompanyProject details
Date: 2019Production (role): WAR OF THE WORLDS - EPK/Online DirectorCompany: Urban Myth Films/Canal +Project details: 8 Episodes
Online behind the scenes episodes of epic new sci-fi series for FOX, starring Gabriel Byrne.
Date: 2017Production (role): HOLLYOAKS - DirectorCompany: Lime Pictures/C4Project details: Channel 4's celebrated single camera continuing drama series. Selected as part of Channel 4's Emerging Diverse Directors initiative in association with Directors UK.
Date: 2016Production (role): CRAZYHEAD - EPK DirectorCompany: Channel 4/Netflix USAProject details: 6 Episodes
Online behind the scenes episodes of RTS award-winning comedy drama series for Channel 4 and Netflix USA.
Date: 2013-2015Production (role): ATLANTIS - 2nd Unit Director (26 episodes over 2 seasons)Company: BBC/Urban Myth FilmsProject details: BAFTA-nominated fantasy drama series for BBC One, BBC America and Urban Myth Films, starring Anya Taylor-Joy, Mark Addy, Sarah Parish and Amy Manson.
Date: 2012Production (role): MERLIN - VFX PhotographerCompany: Shine/BBCProject details: BAFTA-winning historical drama series for BBC One and Shine Limited.
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Production (role): VARIOUS BRANDSProject details: Commercials for leading brands including Levi Jeans and Facebook. Music video work includes content for Passion Pit and Vaults.
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Production (role): ARRANGEMENT - Co-writer and CreatorCompany: What Larks! ProductionsProject details: Original comedy-drama series optioned to What Larks!
Attached as the show’s lead director.