2015. 86 Mins. Documentary
BBC Storyville, Creative England, Ffilm Cymru Wales, Glimmer Films Truth Department, Met Film & Broadway
The rollercoaster rise and tragic fall of the mystery masked man with the voice of a legend.
Winner: BRITISH INDEPENDENT FILM AWARD
Critics Pick: NEW YORK TIMES
“Wonderfully weird… As entertaining as it is moving”
★★★★ MARK KERMODE
2014. 71 Mins. Documentary
Glimmer Films, Met film & BBC Storyville
A heartfelt and heartbreaking documentary following a cast of Nottingham amateur actors staging a production of Puss in Boots.
Critics Pick: THE TIMES, THE TELEGRAPH, THE OBSERVER, THE OBSERVER
“Wonderfully uplifting” RADIO TIMES
”Funny and poignant” THE GUARDIAN”
2013. 86 Mins. Documentary
BBC Storyville, Creative Scotland, Glimmer Films & Met film
Truth, lies and the legacy of faking everything in the desperate pursuit of fame.
Critics Pick: LITTLE WHITE LIES, TIME OUT, DAILY TELEGRAPH, TOTAL FILM, EVENING STANDARD
“A jaw dropping look at deception on a grand scale”
★★★★ DAILY MIRROR
“A great tale of a rock n roll swindle, told with pop star flair and biting intelligence”
★★★★ THE HERALD
2008. 75 mins. Documentary
IFC, EM Media, Cactus Three & Tigerlily Films
Goth Cruise follows 150 pale, ‘people in black’ on a boat, taking part in the absolute antithesis of Goth – a cruise in the blazing sunshine.
“Don your best black eyeliner and run to see this film” MTV
”Disregard everything you know about Goth culture. ‘Goth Cruise’ is a landmark documentary that takes a candid and ultimately redefining look at what it really means to be Goth.” SHEFF DOC FEST
2008. 60 mins. Documentary
A Broadway production for BBC4
Four bedrooms, four teenagers, four portraits of life behind the closed bedroom door.
Critics Pick: DAILY TELEGRAPH, THE GUARDIAN, DAILY MAIL, RADIO TIMES, THE OBSERVER, THE INDEPENDENT
“Jeanie Finlay’s film reminded you how weird the teenager is, or – shudder of self-recognition – was.”
“Brilliant…..an almost-fairytale atmosphere as we push the doors into the forbidden kingdom of teenage minds.”
2016. 30 mins. Documentary
A Glimmer Films production for Shine a Light, Esmé Fairbairn
In 2007 an indiepop music festival was born in the unlikeliest of settings - a heritage steam train site in Butterley, Derbyshire. Indietracks is a film about big machines, small bands and unbridled passion.
2008. 10 mins. Documentary
Made for DV SHORTS
Finding Mr Right is apparently as difficult at 8 as it is at 80. Love Takes charts the places that love takes us and leaves us as we fall in and out of love over a lifetime.
“Candid, sweet and disquieting.”
WORLDWIDE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, TORONTO