Magnus Wake

Magnus Wake

Director at Encaptivate
Director and Producer

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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October 2014
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About Magnus

Magnus is an award-winning director whose work has won international recognition from the likes of New York Festivals and EVCOM. He's just completed his debut feature film Dark Sense which premiered and won an award at the Boston SciFi Film Festival in 2019. This follows on from the success of his short film, Simon, that won praise around the world and was selected for screenings at multiple film festivals. Magnus has worked across the media industry, directing commercials, broadcast documentary and brand films.

Unique traits: Dramatic, technical and visual, all bundled up in positive Scottish personality.


  • Dark Sense

    Dark Sense (2019)
    Film by Encaptivate Films (Thriller) Director A traumatised psychic who can glimpse the future must do anything to stop a serial killer – even if it means being the murderer’s final victim.

  • Simon, First and Only

    Simon, First and Only (2016)
    Film (short) by Encaptivate Films Director

  • An Duthaich Dhiomhair

    An Duthaich Dhiomhair (2011)
    TV Series by Speakeasy (Documentary) Director Series in Gaelic exploring the myths and folklore of Scotland.

  • Sex and Fame: The Mary Millington Story

    Sex and Fame: The Mary Millington Story (1996)
    Film by Speakeasy (Documentary) Editor A documentary about British porn icon Mary Millington.


  • DARK SENSE Best Sound Design- BostonSciFi

  • IoIC Scotland Awards Best Use of Imagery

  • EVCOM Bronze Award for Directing

  • New York Festivals Awards Gold

  • New York Festivals Awards Gold World Medal


  • Surrey Institute of Art and Design - Film

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