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Louisa is a multi award-winning director whose films have been screened at BAFTA and Oscar-qualifying film 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. Louisa has served as 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 USA), Hollyoaks (Channel 4) and War of the Worlds (FOX/Canal+). Louisa was recently selected for Channel 4’s Emerging Director Talent Scheme in association with Directors UK, and is a 2019 BAFTA Crew member. Louisa graduated from Oxford University with a first class degree.

Credits

SHORT FILMS
Date: 2019
Production (role):
PATRICK - Writer and Director
Project details:
9' Drama.

Funded by Exeter Phoenix, with support from Arts Council England.
Date: 2018
Production (role):
PEOPLE YOU MAY KNOW - Director
Project details:
17'

A #MeToo drama starring Aiysha Hart (Line of Duty, Colette, A Discovery of Witches) and Joseph Timms (Atlantis)

FESTIVALS:
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: 2010
Production (role):
JUMP! - Director
Project 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
TELEVISION
Date: 2019
Production (role):
WAR OF THE WORLDS - EPK Director 8 Episodes
Company:
Urban Myth Films/Canal +
Project details:
Online behind the scenes episodes of epic new sci-fi series for FOX, starring Gabriel Byrne.
Date: 2017
Production (role):
HOLLYOAKS - Director
Company:
Lime Pictures/C4
Project details:
Directed one episode of Channel 4's celebrated single camera continuing drama series. Selected as part of Channel 4's ‘Spotlight on Directors’ initiative in association with Directors UK.
Date: 2016
Production (role):
CRAZYHEAD - EPK Director
Company:
Channel 4/Netflix
Project details:
EPK Director, 6 Episodes

Online behind the scenes episodes of RTS award-winning comedy drama series for Channel 4 and Netflix USA.
Date: 2013-2015
Production (role):
ATLANTIS - 2nd Unit Director (26 episodes over 2 seasons)
Company:
BBC/Urban Myth Films
Project details:
BAFTA-nominated historical drama series for BBC One, BBC America and Urban Myth Films, starring Anya Taylor-Joy, Mark Addy, Sarah Parish and Amy Manson.
Date: 2012
Production (role):
MERLIN - VFX Photographer
Company:
Shine/BBC
Project details:
BAFTA-winning fantasy drama series for BBC One and Shine Limited.
MUSIC VIDEOS AND COMMERCIALS
Production (role):
VARIOUS BRANDS
Project details:
Commercials for leading brands including Levi Jeans and Facebook. Music video work includes content for Passion Pit and Vaults.
SCREENWRITING
Production (role):
ARRANGEMENT - Co-writer and Creator
Company:
What Larks!
Project details:
Original comedy-drama series optioned to What Larks!

Attached as the show’s lead director

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Project details
  • Date: 2019
    Production (role): PATRICK - Writer and Director
    Project details: 9' Drama.

    Funded by Exeter Phoenix, with support from Arts Council England.
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): PEOPLE YOU MAY KNOW - Director
    Project details: 17'

    A #MeToo drama starring Aiysha Hart (Line of Duty, Colette, A Discovery of Witches) and Joseph Timms (Atlantis)

    FESTIVALS:
    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: 2010
    Production (role): JUMP! - Director
    Project 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
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2019
    Production (role): WAR OF THE WORLDS - EPK Director 8 Episodes
    Company: Urban Myth Films/Canal +
    Project details: Online behind the scenes episodes of epic new sci-fi series for FOX, starring Gabriel Byrne.
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): HOLLYOAKS - Director
    Company: Lime Pictures/C4
    Project details: Directed one episode of Channel 4's celebrated single camera continuing drama series. Selected as part of Channel 4's ‘Spotlight on Directors’ initiative in association with Directors UK.
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): CRAZYHEAD - EPK Director
    Company: Channel 4/Netflix
    Project details: EPK Director, 6 Episodes

    Online behind the scenes episodes of RTS award-winning comedy drama series for Channel 4 and Netflix USA.
  • Date: 2013-2015
    Production (role): ATLANTIS - 2nd Unit Director (26 episodes over 2 seasons)
    Company: BBC/Urban Myth Films
    Project details: BAFTA-nominated historical drama series for BBC One, BBC America and Urban Myth Films, starring Anya Taylor-Joy, Mark Addy, Sarah Parish and Amy Manson.
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): MERLIN - VFX Photographer
    Company: Shine/BBC
    Project details: BAFTA-winning fantasy drama series for BBC One and Shine Limited.
  • Production (role)
    Project details
  • Production (role): VARIOUS BRANDS
    Project details: Commercials for leading brands including Levi Jeans and Facebook. Music video work includes content for Passion Pit and Vaults.
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): ARRANGEMENT - Co-writer and Creator
    Company: What Larks!
    Project details: Original comedy-drama series optioned to What Larks!

    Attached as the show’s lead director
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