Giles Alderson

Giles Alderson

Shush Films
Director, Producer and Screenwriter

London, England

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About Giles

Giles has directed the feature film 'The Dare' for Millennium Films (Expendables, Day of the Dead), Lionsgate and The Horror Collective released the movie which won the audience award at Popcorn Frights. Co-written with Jonny Grant and starring Richard Brake (Batman, 31), Alexandra Evans (Redistributors), Bart Edwards (Fantastic Beasts), Richard Short (Vinyl, Public Enemies), Robert Maaser (M.I 5 Rogue Nation) Produced by Jupiter Lights & B2Y Productions. The film is out now on Netlfix and Prime.

His latest directed live-action feature The Stranger in our Bed, the thriller based on the best selling novel of the same name starring Samantha Bond (Downton Abbey), Ben Lloyd Hughes (Divergent) and Emily Berrington (Humans) for Buffalo Dragon Productions has just been released on Showtime in the USA and Sky Movies in the UK. His directed the WWII feature film Wolves of War for Signature Entertainment and Picture Perfect starring Ed Westwick (Gossip Girl), Matt Willis (Allies) and Rupert Graves (Sherlock) is available now on Prime, Sky Movies and Hulu.

Giles has recently produced Three Day Millionaire in starring Colm Meany (Con Air), Robbie Gee (Small Axe), James Burrows (This is England), Lauren Foster and Jonas Armstrong (Robin Hood) for Shush Films, which he runs with Jack Spring. The film was released in UK cinemas in November 2022 and is now on Digital platforms

He also produced the dark sci fi feature Repeat starring Charlotte Ritchie (Ghosts), Tom England (Cosmos) and Nina Wadia (Aladin) and the dark found footage horror feature film Followers for Parkhouse Pictures (Anna & the Apocalypse) starring Harry Jarvis (Free Dance) Nina Wadia (Bend it like Beckham) & Loreece Harrison (Black Mirror) both released in Nov 2021

Directed 'World of Darkness' feature documentary. An in-depth look into how the World of Darkness and Vampire: The Masquerade role playing game created a phenomenon in the 1990's

Currently directing 'Not For Profit' a comedy TV series and 'Food For Thought' documentary about the vegan phenomenon.

website link: gilesalderson .com

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  • Three Day Millionaire

    Three Day Millionaire (2022 - 2023)
    Film by Shush Films Producer

  • The Stranger in our Bed

    The Stranger in our Bed (2022 - 2023)
    Film by Bufallo Dragon Director An unhappily married woman leaves her husband for a lover who mysteriously disappears.

  • Wolves of War

    Wolves of War (2022)
    Film by Picture Perfect Director/Writer At the end of WWII, a tough British officer leads a band of Allied commandos into enemy territory in Bavaria on one last impossible mission to extract an American held hostage by the Nazis.

  • The Dare

    The Dare (2020)
    Film (Horror, Mystery and Thriller) Director A bachelor's final fling takes a brutal twist when he wakes up in a dank basement with three other prisoners. As their vengeful captor runs riot, the would-be groom must work with his fellow captives in a life or death battle for freedom.

  • A Serial Killer's Guide to Life

    A Serial Killer's Guide to Life (2019 - 2020)
    Film (Adventure, Comedy, Crime and Horror) Producer A woman unwittingly finds herself on a killing spree with her unhinged personal guru.

  • Arthur & Merlin: Knights of Camelot

    Arthur & Merlin: Knights of Camelot (2020)
    Film by Signature Entertainment Director A feature film based on the Arthurian legend.

  • The Nobodies

    The Nobodies (2018)
    Film (Drama) Director After an Addiction Worker's wife is killed by a drunk driver, the widower's attempts to overcome his demons are thwarted when he learns that his star patient is the son of his wife's killer.

  • World of Darkness

    World of Darkness (2017)
    Film (Documentary) Director An in-depth look into how the World of Darkness and Vampire: The Masquerade created a phenomenon in the 1990's - a zeitgeist that helped shape film, literature, fashion, club culture, and ultimately fans, whose lives it forever altered.

  • Hollywood Hostel

    Hollywood Hostel (2016)
    Television (Comedy) Director Two Brits struggle with the challenges of the American dream. Unrequited love, transvestite hookups, naked yoga and - is that shit on the wall? Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of The Hollywood Hostel.

  • The Heart of the Forest

    The Heart of the Forest (2016)
    Film (Short and Thriller) Director On a hunting trip in the forest, a mother and daughter come across a man there to commit suicide.

  • Mother of Pearl

    Mother of Pearl (2016)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Director When Pearl learns of her mother's illness, a sad and hilarious journey ensues.

  • The Girl Whisperer

    The Girl Whisperer (2016)
    Television (Comedy) Director Given a notepad full of awful advice from his misogynistic friend Sam, he sets out to try and impress on a date with Rachel, but things don't get off to a great start.

  • Benchmark

    Benchmark (2015)
    Film (Short, Comedy, Crime and Thriller) Producer A chance encounter and and innocent chat on a park bench quickly expose one young lady to a whole world of mystery and potential danger.

  • L.A. Slasher

    L.A. Slasher (2015)
    Film (Crime, Drama and Horror) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Driven to rage over the tawdry excesses of reality television, a self-appointed cultural crusader kidnaps several very famous nobodies to make his point- but his crimes only generate more tabloid frenzy. Written by JWright Productions

  • The Rise of the Krays

    The Rise of the Krays (2015)
    Film (Crime and Drama) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director The story of Britain's most notorious gangsters, twin brothers Reggie and Ronnie Kray, as you've never experienced it- told from the perspective of one of their closest friends. Starting out as amateur boxers, and ending up as infamously brutal criminal masterminds, the Krays were the terror of London throughout the 1960s. Experience the Krays' precipitous rise and fall in this insider's take on their bloody, violent reign. Written by Grindstone Entertainment Group, LLC.

  • The Leap

    The Leap (2015)
    Film (Short, Drama, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director After a long interstellar search, man has found a second home: New Earth. After the scientists, the governments, the military and the wealthy, the hopeless masses of Earth too want their chance at a new life on this emerging world of wonder and opportunity. 'Taking the Leap' in whatever way, lawfully or not, has become the dream of millions. In order to deal with illegal stowaways and human trafficking on a Biblical scale, specialized police cadres have been activated. In 22nd century London, this is the Inter-Planetary Migration Administration. Confrontations between IPMA units and the smuggling rings are merciless, if not most for those caught in the middle. Jacob Reiss is a conscientious but disillusioned IPMA detective, a veteran with 15 years of service. An encounter with a Cartel prostitute presents him with an opportunity he had given up on, a chance to save himself from a crushing secret in his past, as well as an empty future on Earth. Written by Anonymous

  • My Son & the Hole Punch

    My Son & the Hole Punch (2014)
    Film (Short and Drama) Director A couple are having domestic problems as a Mother is re-united with her son for the first time.

  • 47 Cleveland

    47 Cleveland (2013)
    Film (Short, Drama and Thriller) Director In the dark labyrinth of 47 Cleveland, it is easy to hide a secret from the world. A man obsessed with his ideal image of a woman puts into motion a deadly game that pits choice against chance.

  • This Way Out

    This Way Out (2013)
    Film (Short, Comedy and Drama) Producer The oddball owner of an assisted suicide center and her hapless assistant have ten days to increase client numbers or face closure by the strict Euthanasia Licensing Board.

  • Awake

    Awake (2012)
    Film (Short and Action) Director As blood spills from his mouth, C wakes from a coma into his own personal nightmare. But has he really woken up and who is the assassin chasing him?

  • Middle Ground

    Middle Ground (2012)
    Film (Short and Drama) Director When care worker Molly, notices her own reflection she realizes she is in a completely different place.

  • Spec Ops: The Line

    Spec Ops: The Line (2012)
    Video Game (Action, Adventure, Drama and War) Animation department Set in modern day Dubai, massive sandstorms have buried the city. As Capt. Martin Walker, you're sent in to find any survivors and learn what happened to the original rescue and evacuation team led by Lt. Colonel John Konrad.

  • Taken

    Taken (2011)
    Film (Short and Thriller) Director Haunted by the death of his wife, the husband visits the place where she was kept captive and possibly murdered.

  • O Romeo, Romeo

    O Romeo, Romeo (2011)
    Film (Short, Comedy and Romance) Producer Romeo has it all, the car, the ring and a song to sing, but Juliet's window is broken and soon his heart will be too.

  • If You See Her, Say Hello

    If You See Her, Say Hello (2010)
    Film (Romance and Short) Producer Two young people stand outside a closed city café very early one cold morning. The same thing is on both their minds, but they've not met - yet.

  • Sports Day 3D

    Sports Day 3D (2010)
    Film (Comedy and Short) Director Young Brian used to be really good at School Sportsday. Now, he's not. Beaten by the School Bully in the sack race and in a food fight Brian is distraught. Twenty years on, he must face the same bully in a Dad's egg and spoon race.

  • Barry Brown

    Barry Brown (2009)
    Film (Comedy and Short) Director Barry Brown is a cheesy stripper who still thinks it's 'cool' to take his clothes off in-front of screaming Hen Doo's girls. But when he is faced with being a tribute act will he be able to pull it off.

  • The Damned United

    The Damned United (2009)
    Film (Biography, Drama and Sport) Actor Taking over England's top football club Leeds United, previously successful manager Brian Clough's abrasive approach and his clear dislike of the players' dirty style of play make it certain there is going to be friction. Glimpses of his earlier career help explain both his hostility to previous manager Don Revie and how much he is missing right-hand man Peter Taylor who has loyally stayed with Brighton & Hove Albion. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

  • I Want Candy

    I Want Candy (2007)
    Film (Comedy) Actor Joe and Baggy are two misfit English film school students whose first movie goes awry. Desperate to finance their flick, they turn to a porn producer who agrees to give them the money needed in exchanges for the guys to cast a semi-retired adult film star named Candy (Carmen Electra). Though Candy agrees to the deal, but Joe and Baggy's efforts to make their own movie morphs into a raunchy show which they use Joe's suburban parents house as their set. Written by matt-282

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