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Chanya Button

Chanya Button was born in London in 1986. After studying drama and literature at Oxford University she became an assistant director in a few of the most prestigious theaters of the English capital (The Globe, the Bush, the Tricycle). She then turned to film and was immediately noticed by her first three shorts, 'Frog/Robot' (2011), 'Fire' (2012) ... See full bio »

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Burn Burn Burn Director
Vita & Virginia Director
Alpha: Omega Director
Fire Director


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 2021 Whitstable Pearl (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 2020 The Spanish Princess (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Grief (2020) ... (directed by)
- Flodden (2020) ... (directed by)
- Camelot (2020) ... (directed by)
 2019 World on Fire (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2019)
- Episode #1.5 (2019)
 2018 Vita & Virginia (directed by)
 2013 Alpha: Omega (Short)
 2012/II Fire (Short)
 2011 Frog/Robot (Short)
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 2015 Burn Burn Burn (producer)
 2013 Alpha: Omega (Short) (producer)
 2012/II Fire (Short) (co-producer)
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 2018 Vita & Virginia (written by)
 2013 Alpha: Omega (Short) (co-writer)

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The best advice I ever received was to think carefully about why everyone is in the room and use that as a basis to work with them. Thinking about the needs of others and working to create a kind and happy workplace is just about the best thing you could do. Making a film is an incredibly intense experience so being self-aware and generous as possible with your treatment of your cast and crew is ... See more »

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