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Joanna Coates

Writer and director

Joanna’s feature debut Hide and Seek was awarded the Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature at the Edinburgh International Film Festival 2014.

Also a skilled self-shooting documentary director, she has been BAFTA-nominated and have had feature-length documentaries screen on TV and at international festivals.

Credits

FEATURE FILM
Date: 2014
Production (role):
HIDE AND SEEK (Director & co-writer)
Project details:
Michael Powell Award for Best British Film - Edinburgh International Film Festival
Date: 2010
Production (role):
WHERE ARE THEY NOW (Director and Writer)
Project details:
Short Drama
Screened at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, Glasgow International Short Film Festival, various International festivals and The London Short Film Festival where it was nominated for the Underwire ‘Best Female Character’ Award
IN DEVELOPMENT
Date: 2016/17
Production (role):
VENICE (Director/Writer)
Project details:
Producer: Camille Gatin
Date: 2016/17
Production (role):
NO TOUCHING (Director/Writer
Company:
Tilt Films
Project details:
Producer: Sophie Neave
Development funding from Creative England
DOCUMENTARY
Date: 2013
Production (role):
LITTLE ONES (Director/Cinematographer)
Project details:
Supported by the Kevin Spacey Foundation and Film London
Screened at the British Film Institute in 2013, London’s Underwire Festival 2013, ‘British Shorts’ Berlin (2014) and currently at festivals worldwide.
Date: 2011
Production (role):
AKRAM KHAN: HOMELAND (Director/Cinematographer)
Project details:
Channel 4 / More4
Feature-Length Documentary following the development of Khan’s show Desh
Screened at International Art Film Festival, Tel Aviv Museum of Art 2013
Date: 2008-12
Production (role):
ROYAL NATIONAL THEATRE (Director and Editor)
Company:
RNT
Project details:
Nominated for a TV Craft BAFTA
Principal Filmmaker, directing and editing arts documentaries
Films include Creating Elsinore, produced to coincide with Nicholas Hytner’s Hamlet, work with Punchdrunk, background films about Chekhov and The Cherry Orchard
Interview subjects include Richard Eyre, Andre Previn and Tom Stoppard, leading academics, and theatre designers such as Bunny Christie and Vicky Mortimer
Over 50 short films produced overall for the National Theatre

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Project details
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): HIDE AND SEEK (Director & co-writer)
    Project details: Michael Powell Award for Best British Film - Edinburgh International Film Festival
  • Date: 2010
    Production (role): WHERE ARE THEY NOW (Director and Writer)
    Project details: Short Drama
    Screened at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, Glasgow International Short Film Festival, various International festivals and The London Short Film Festival where it was nominated for the Underwire ‘Best Female Character’ Award
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2016/17
    Production (role): VENICE (Director/Writer)
    Company:
    Project details: Producer: Camille Gatin
  • Date: 2016/17
    Production (role): NO TOUCHING (Director/Writer
    Company: Tilt Films
    Project details: Producer: Sophie Neave
    Development funding from Creative England
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): LITTLE ONES (Director/Cinematographer)
    Company:
    Project details: Supported by the Kevin Spacey Foundation and Film London
    Screened at the British Film Institute in 2013, London’s Underwire Festival 2013, ‘British Shorts’ Berlin (2014) and currently at festivals worldwide.
  • Date: 2011
    Production (role): AKRAM KHAN: HOMELAND (Director/Cinematographer)
    Company:
    Project details: Channel 4 / More4
    Feature-Length Documentary following the development of Khan’s show Desh
    Screened at International Art Film Festival, Tel Aviv Museum of Art 2013
  • Date: 2008-12
    Production (role): ROYAL NATIONAL THEATRE (Director and Editor)
    Company: RNT
    Project details: Nominated for a TV Craft BAFTA
    Principal Filmmaker, directing and editing arts documentaries
    Films include Creating Elsinore, produced to coincide with Nicholas Hytner’s Hamlet, work with Punchdrunk, background films about Chekhov and The Cherry Orchard
    Interview subjects include Richard Eyre, Andre Previn and Tom Stoppard, leading academics, and theatre designers such as Bunny Christie and Vicky Mortimer
    Over 50 short films produced overall for the National Theatre