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Really? Me? Start self-shooting? No, no, no, you can’t be serious…

This summer, our Creative Director Clare Sturges has been learning how to self-shoot – with training from ex-BBC cameraman Jeremy Humphries and mentoring from experienced Director of Photography Ryan Owen Eddleston. When I started making films in 2011, I never thought I’d be required to pick up a camera and shoot. The model I’ve always […]


Why’s getting BIFA longlisted so awesome?

Because it’s all for independent film. My Brief Eternity longlisted for the British Independent Film Awards Best British Short Making independent films is tough: finding funding, support, collaborators and people willing to take a risk on creativity. It’s a miracle that indie films ever get made, and that’s why film festivals created by and for […]


Second BAFTA Cymru win for Clare Sturges.

Pictured: Clare Sturges (right) and Katy Mahood (left) who – in her former role as Campaign Planning Manager at Maggie’s – was instrumental in supporting the project from its very beginnings. Creative Director of Brightest Films Clare Sturges has won a second BAFTA Cymru Award, following her win in the breakthrough category in 2015. Clare […]