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Ed Perkins is an Oscar nominated documentary filmmaker whose films have won numerous international awards. He has worked exclusively at Lightbox for the past five years where he has made many of his films. Ed has directed films for Netflix, the BBC, The Guardian, National Geographic and Channel 4 and was named a BAFTA Breakthrough Brit in 2015. ... See full bio »

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Known For

Garnet's Gold Director
Black Sheep Director
The Eagle Additional Crew
Tell Me Who I Am Director


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 2022/II The Princess (Documentary)
 2019 Tell Me Who I Am (Documentary)
 2018/II Black Sheep (Documentary short)
 2015 If I Die on Mars (Documentary short)
 2014 Garnet's Gold (Documentary) (attached)
 2013 Chutzpah (Documentary short)
 2012 Comic Store Heroes (TV Movie documentary)
 2010 Patrick (Short) (co-director)
 2007 Bare Knuckle Fight Club (TV Series documentary) (directed by)
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Show Show Editor (4 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (3 credits)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
Show Show Self (2 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

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[on shooting Garnet's Gold (2014) himself] I shot the whole film on a Canon 5D Mark II, which is a little DSLR camera. It's an amazing camera. In the last decade there's been an amazing movement in filmmaking because young filmmakers now have access to really cheap cameras. As a result, I think there's been a democratization of the whole filmmaking process because you no longer need a huge budget... See more »

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