SELECTED AWARDS / ACCOLADES (30 awards to date)
2023 Leeds International Film Festival - Best British Short Film (Half Way)
2023 Sony Future Filmmaker Awards - shortlist for Best Non-Fiction
2022 European Short Film Audience Award Nominee (ESFAA) - (Hanging On)
2022 Grierson Awards - shortlist for Best Short Documentary
2021 BIFA: British Independent Film Awards, long-list - Best Short Film (Hanging On)
2021 Encounters Short Film Festival - Best British Short & UK Audience Award (Hanging On)
2021 Aesthetica Short Film Festival - Best of Fest & Best Doc (Hanging On)
2018 Performance Film & TV Competition London - Award for I WAS 3
2017 Cinemagic Film Festival - Best Short Film (I WAS 3)
2017 Sundance Ignite Competition - Finalist (I WAS 3)
2013 BFI Future Film Festival – Best Fiction Film, 15-18 (No Regrets)
2011 AXA Ambition Award - Winner of the Arts Category
2011 Co-Operative Film Festival - Advisor’s Choice Award for Emerging Talent (Witness)
2011 Leeds Young Film Festival - Best Film & Overall Prize Award (Imagine)

I share these awards / accolades with the teams who worked on each project.

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS  / SCREENINGS (80+ selections to date)

2023 Vimeo Staff Pick & Short of the Week selection
2023 Clermont Ferrand Film Festival
2022 Uppsala Film Festival
2022 Tampere Film Festival
2022 Aspen Shortsfest
2021 TIFF: Toronto International Film Festival
2021 BFI London Film Festival
2021 Encounters Short Film Festival
2021 Sheffield Doc Festival
2020 Leeds International Film Festival
2020 Aesthetica Short Film Festival
2018 INDI Film Festival
2018 British Urban Film Festival
2018 Nordic Youth Film Festival
2018 CineYouth Film Festival
2017 Sundance London Film Festival
2017 Kerry Film Festival
2017 Shuffle Film Festival (Danny Boyle’s Festival)
2015 BFI Future Film Festival
2014 Cinemagic Film Festival
2013 Malta Short Film Festival
2013 Seattle International Film Festival
2013 San Francisco International Film Festival
2012 National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY)
2011 Electric December Film Festival (Watershed, Bristol)
2011 Vancouver International Film Festival

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