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Rob Brown

Rob Brown

Writer/ Director

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Michelle Archer
Assistant: Charlotte Fleming
020 3214 0946
About

Rob Brown is an award winning writer-director whose work has been screened at the Edinburgh International Film Festival and broadcast on BBC TV. His award nominations include 'European Competition' at Brest European Short Film Festival, 'Best Newcomer' at Rushes Soho Shorts and the BBC New Filmmakers Award. Rob was selected for the Berlinale Talent Campus in 2007. He was also chosen for the Edinburgh Film Festival 'Trailblazers' and British Film Institute 'Think Shoot Distribute' programmes in 2008.

He was selected for the Talent Lab at Edinburgh International Film Festival 2011and his feature script ‘Sixteen’ was also chosen from 400 entries to be performed at the BAFTA Rocliffe New Writing Forum.

Rob's UKFC short film SILENT THINGS received its international premiere at the 40th International Film Festival Rotterdam in 2011, where it won the New Arrivals jury award, and his 35mm short film ‘Paper Hearts’ received its UK Premiere at Rushes Soho Shorts Film Festival 2011.

Rob has recently completed his first feature film, SIXTEEN, which premiered at the BFI London Film Festival 2013. SIXTEEN was nominated for Best Debut Feature, while Rob received a nomination for Best British Newcomer. Further details about the film can be found on the film's website here: www.seizefilms.co.uk

 

In Development
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UNDER A SAVAGE SUNSeize FilmsDirector
Produced by Jake Hume and Nic Jeune
Film
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SIXTEEN
(2013)
Seize FilmsWriter/ Director
Feature Film
Post Production
Producers: Jake Hume and Nic Jeune
Starring Roger Jean Nsengiyumva, Rachael Stirling and Rosie Day
* Nominated for Best British Newcomer at London Film Festival, 2013
* Nominated for Sutherland Award, Best Debut Feature at London Film Festival, 2013
* Nominated for Forum of Independents Competition at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, 2014
Short Films
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PAPER HEARTS
(2011)
Connected PicturesWriter/ Director
Short Film shot on S35mm.
Supported by Kodak and Technicolour.
Selected for funding by Ideastap.
* UK Premiere at Rushes Soho Shorts Film Festival, 2011.
* Screened at Singapore International Film Festival, 2011.
* Screened at Branchage Jersey International Film Festival, 2011.
* Nominated for 'Best Short Film' at Royal Television Society West Awards, 2012.
* Screening in competition at the Brussels Short Film Festival, 2012
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SILENT THINGS
(2010)
South West Screen/UK Film CouncilWriter/ Director
Short Film shot on Red Camera
Picked up for distribution by Shorts International
Cast includes Georgia Groome, Andrew Scott and Antonia Campbell Hughes.
* Theatrical Release, Nov 2011, as part of the Magic Hour Programme.
* UK Premiere at 18th Raindance Film Festival (2010)
* Winner of New Arrivals Jury Award at 40th International Film Festival, Rotterdam (2011)
* Nominated for Best Short Film at RTS West Awards, 2011
* 24th Leeds International Film Festival (2010)
* Terrestrial broadcast, BBC HD and Iplayer, 11th Feb 2012.
ECHOES
(2009)
Bournemouth Screen Academy / SkillsetWriter/ Director
Short Film shot on Super16 in Poland, Lithuania and London
Starring Joanne Froggatt
Distributed by Shorts International.
Selected for The British Council short film programme.
* Nominated for Time Out Award for Best London Film, 2009
* Screened at 11th Mecal International Short Film Festival, Barcelona, 2009
* Winner of 'Budding Talent Award' at Branchage Jersey International Film Festival, 2009 (Jury included director Gilles MacKinnon)
* Winner of the Student Shorts Filmmaker Prize Package at the Cine Gear Expo 2010 at Paramount Studios, LA.
* Winner of "Best Film" award at Buxton Film Festival, 2010
* Nominated for 'European Competition' at Brest European Short Film Festival, 2009
* Nominated for 'Best of British/UK Competition' at Leeds International Film Festival, 2009
* Screened at 17th Raindance Film Festival,2009
* Screened at the Directors Guild of America in September 2010
OPEN SKIES
(2007)
Bournemouth Screen Academy / SkillsetWriter/ Director
Short Film
Picked up for distribution by Shorts International
Starring Lara Belmont
* Selected for Trailblazers Showcase at Edinburgh Film Festival 2008
* Winner: Best Drama at BBC Big Screen Awards – chosen by Mark Kermode
DERMO SLUCHAETSA
(2007)
Brainchild ProductionsWriter/ Director
Short Film.
* Nominated for BBC New Filmmakers Award ‘07 (broadcast on BBC 3)
* Screened at BBC New British Talent showcase (BFI Southbank)
* Distributed internationally by Future Shorts and OneDotZero
FAMILY PORTRAIT
(2005)
Brainchild ProductionsWriter/ Director
Short Film.
* Winner: Best Drama at BBC Big Screen Awards,2005– chosen by Mark Kermode
* Nominated for Best Newcomer at Rushes Soho Shorts 2006
* Nominated for BBC New Filmmakers Awards 2005
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