20 low-budget UK directors with ambition (in Norfolk)

by sharon-haywardjones | created - 27 Jun 2014 | updated - 27 Jun 2014 | Public

My list of 20 filmmakers who go the extra mile to make effective films

1. Tony Britten

Director | Through Lotte's Lens

Tony Britten is known for his work on Through Lotte's Lens (2018), Benjamin Britten: Peace and Conflict (2013) and In Love with Alma Cogan (2012).

4. Simon P. Edwards

Producer | Six Hot Chicks in a Warehouse

Simon P. Edwards was born on September 10, 1981 in Kings Lynn, Norfolk, England. He is a producer and writer, known for Six Hot Chicks in a Warehouse (2017), Beneath a Neon Tide (2014) and Lion (2014).

5. Eben Bolter

Cinematographer | The Woman in White

Eben Bolter is a UK/US dual national cinematographer represented by Casarotto (UK) and Gersh (US) and was named a BAFTA Breakthrough Brit in 2016. Eben is known for his work on the critically acclaimed Netflix Original IBOY (2017), best-selling book adaptation Mum's List (2016) and the award ...

6. Matt Salvo

Director | Freakquency

Matt Salvo has always been interested in the arts and multimedia. At age 15 he obtained a producer card and worked on a weekly basis at Roseville Public Access. Matt took graphic design, photography and broadcast television classes in college and then later worked for various ad firms and a major ...

7. Lee Hampton

Producer | Absolution

Lee has always shown great interest in drawing, writing, watching films and cartoons. At the age of fourteen he found a great love for boxing and began training at his local Boxing gym. At twenty three he decided to take writing more seriously and wrote his first feature script based on the life of...

8. Freddy M. Diaz

Editor | Deliverance of Silence

Freddy M. Diaz is known for his work on Deliverance of Silence (2012), Z-Listers (2014) and Your Father's Son (2012).

9. Joshua Carver

Cinematographer | Totality

Joshua Carver is a cinematographer and director, known for Totality (2014), What Potions Have I Drunk of Siren Tears (2011) and Blood & Stones (2017).

10. Kris Smith

Producer | I'm Still Here

Independent filmmaker Kris Smith was born on August 12th 1989 in Norfolk and Norwich Hospital. His love for drama centred around creating stories with his action figures when he was 10. At a very young age Smith started making films with his parents' family camcorder and produced short films ...

11. Jordon Sendall

Director | Switch: A Tale of Humility & Despair

Born in 1991, to parents Jason & Janet Sendall, Jordon has lived in Norfolk all his life. Jordon always had been fascinated with cinema from a young age, and even started making short home videos from the age of 10, using primitive video and editing technologies. It wasn't until Jordon left school,...

12. Mj Dixon

Director | Legacy of Thorn

MJ Dixon was born in Sunderland, North East England. He started his career in film working as a PA on local low budget indie productions and soon grew to have aspiration of creating his own feature length films. Studying a degree in both filmmaking and screen-writing at the University Of Central ...

13. Drew Cullingham

Writer | Monk3ys

Drew Cullingham is a writer and editor, known for Monk3ys (2011), A Vampire's Tale (2009) and Black Smoke Rising (2012).

14. Darren S. Cook

Editor | Three Days

Darren S. Cook is an editor and producer, known for Three Days (2014), When All Else Fails and Three (2010).

15. David V.G. Davies

Writer | Three's a Shroud

David V.G. Davies is a writer and editor, known for Three's a Shroud (2012), Blaze of Gory: Snow (2016) and Monitor (2011).

16. Samuel Victor

Actor | The Perfect Love Song

Samuel Victor is a British feature film and television actor, producer, director, writer and cinematographer, best known for Rogue One (2016), Brotherhood (2016), LiveJustine (2015), Man in the Mirror (2015), Night of the Living 3D Dead (2013) and The Perfect Love Song (2011). He has been executive...

17. Shane Mather

Director | Fantacide

Shane Mather is a director and editor, known for Fantacide (2007) and Terror Nation (2010).

18. Patrick Moorhouse

Actor | Big Fat Gypsy Gangster

Patrick Moorhouse is an actor and director, known for Big Fat Gypsy Gangster (2011), The Exchange (2013) and Two Very Long Days (2014).

19. Paul Hills

Producer | Boston Kickout

Paul Hills was born in 1969 in London, England. He is a producer and director, known for Boston Kickout (1995), Do Elephants Pray? (2010) and The Frontline (1993).

20. James Appleton

Producer | Days of the Bagnold Summer

Founder of Storyhouse, a UK film development financier, commissioning body and production company. Also founder of Cameraworks, a camera and lighting facilities rental company based in east London. A former short form Director working in advertising, James is now committed to developing and ...



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