• Polly Sullivan designs THE NINE O'CLOCK SLOT for Ice & Fire
  • Lisa Spirling directs THE NINE O'CLOCK SLOT for Ice & Fire
  • Tim Mascall designs lighting for THE ONLY WAY IS DOWNTON
  • Tim Mascall designs lighting for THE NOTORIOUS MRS EBBSMITH
  • Read Robert Lautner's ROAD TO RECKONING out now in hardback and kindle
  • See Deborah McAndrew's AN AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY LARK
  • Matthew Rhys stars in THE AMERICANS AT 10.15PM ON ITV
  • Tim Mascall designs lighting for JULIE MADLY DEEPLY
  • Buy Felicity Cloake's mouth-watering PERFECT TOO, out now
  • See Sue Kelvin as Madam Morrible in WICKED West End
  • Douglas Dunn has won Queen Gold Medal for Poetry 2014
  • Anya Reiss' new adaptation of SPRING AWAKENING tours with Headlong
  • Abbey Smith directs THE NOTORIOUS MRS EBBMITH at Jermyn Street Theatre
  • Gregory Clarke designs sound for TWO INTO ONE at the Menier
  • See Les Dennis starring in THE PERFECT MURDER, on tour
  • Read Joanna Trollope's BALANCING ACT, out now in harback and on kindle
  • Buy THURSDAY'S CHILDREN by Nicci French, out now in hardback
  • James Cotterill designs HOBSON'S CHOICE at the Oldham Coliseum
  • Tim Mascall designs lighting for RUBY WAX: SANE NEW WORLD (touring)
  • Rob Brydon presents THE GUESS LIST at 9.30pm on BBC1
  • Buy Julian Barnes' exquisite LEVELS OF LIFE, out now in paperback
  • Tom Wainwright's THE ROOM IN THE ELEPHANT tours the UK
  • Read Louise Levene's THE FOLLOWING GIRLS, out now in hardback
  • Gregory Clarke designs sound for A STEADY RAIN at the Ustinov Studio

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Olly Blackburn

Olly Blackburn


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Visit ollyblackburn.com to see some examples of Olly's work as a commercials director. Commercials include Carlsberg, HSBC, BBC, Boots and Head & Shoulders. Music videos include Gomez, Embrace, Six By Seven and Nine Yards.

In Development
THE SPECIALISTSOptimumCo-writer with David Bloom
NEW ENGLANDCaveman FilmsWriter-Director
MODIFY OR DIEWarpDirector and Co-writer with David Bloom
ENHANCEDWarpDirector and Co-writer with David Bloom
Sci-fi thriller
THE LAST BORNZentropa / Fine Line / Telescope / MetronomeCo-writer with Niels Arden Oplev (Director) and Steen Bille. Feature.
FEVERUK Film CouncilWriter / Director. Original Feature.
Executive Producer: Sarah Radclyffe.
ELECTION DAYTiger Lily Films / UK Film CouncilWriter / Director. Original feature.
ROOFWORLDSamuelson ProductionsWriter. Based on the novel by Christopher Fowler.
Producers: Marc and Peter Samuelson
THE LONG TOMORROWAstronautCo-writer with Erik Eger (Director) and Magnus Oliv.
Warp X / Film Four* Sundance Film Festival: Official Selection – World Premiere
* Edinburgh Film Festival: Official Selection, in Competition for the Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature
* Sydney Film Festival: Official Selection
* Melbourne Film Festival: Official Selection
* Sitges Film Festival, Catalonia: Official Selection, in Competition for the Melies Award
* Toronto After Dark: Official Selection
* Seattle Film Festival: Official Selection
* Ravenna Film Festival: Official Selection
Backup Films / Film FourRe-write. Horror / Drama
With Rufus Sewell and Emmanuelle Béart
Director: Fabrice de Welz
Producer: Michael Gentile
Swipe Films2nd Unit director.
Director: Eitan Arrusi
Producer: Frank Mannion
UNTITLED HORROR PROJECTLittle Bird ('Ministry of Fear')Writer / Director.
Unique Television/ITVDirector. 30′ drama doc.
Executive Producer: Paul Abbott
Short Films
Virgin Films / Wiggin O'Neal Films16 min short starring Neve McIntosh
* 1999 Winner Best British Film, KinoFilm Short Film Festival
27 min short
* 1997 Craft Awards for Excellence in Screenwriting, Direction & Production, NYU.
* 1996 Martin Scorsese Post-Production Award, NYU.
* Winner Best Short Film, Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.
* First Prize, International Juvenale Klagenfurt.
* Silver Bear, 24th Festival der Natinonen Ebensee.
* Selected for the ‘Filmmakers of Tomorrow’ Section (supported by Steven Spielberg), Telluride International Film Festival, 1997.
* Shown in competition at 1997 Toronto Worldwide, Short Film Festival, Gijon International Film Festival, New York First Run, Soir du Cinema – NYC, 1998 Stuttgart Filmwinter, Flickerfest ‘98 (Australia).
18 min short
*1996 Craft Award for Excellence in Productio
4 min short
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