Director/Writer - Philip Stevens
Philip Stevens is an award-winning film and theatre director. Following critically acclaimed tours of 'A Midsummer Night’s Dream', 'Macbeth' and 'Romeo and Juliet', his 2010 Viking short film 'Northmen' was nominated for the Polar Film Festival in Finland, The British Society of Cinematographers’ New Cinematography Night, Key Shorts Film Festival and a Royal Television Society award for best short drama.
His short film 'Greasepaint' won the 2011 Royal Television Society award for best short drama. More recently, his teaser trailer 'Humans' won the Celtx Seeds film award, has been nominated for the Northern Nights Film Festival and is now being developed into a feature. Philip has also produced and directed a series of collaborations with bestselling historical author Giles Kristian, these include the 2011 book trailer and short film campaign for the 'RAVEN' trilogy in the UK and the US (Transworld Publishers, Random House), the 2012 book trailer for English Civil War Series 'The Bleeding Land' and most recently 'God of Vengeance' (2014).
Philip has written and directed two WWII short dramas 'By The Winter Sea', and 'Lancaster', both commissions funded by Arts Council England. ‘Lancaster’ has just been selected for best short film at the 2014 Aesthetica Film Festival.
He is just completed 'The Road to Rome', a television documentary narrated by Sir Ian Mckellen in which he filmed a group of best selling ancient Roman fiction authors walking across Italy. In 2015 he is filming in Australia, directing the docu-drama 'Banks Endeavour' about the life of botanist and explorer Sir Joseph Banks, featuring Sir David Attenborough.
In 2015 he also directed critically acclaimed international theatre tours of 'The Secret Garden', ‘The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes’, and ‘The Jungle Book’.
Philip is creative director of UK film production companies Urban Apache Films and Red Dog Film.
Lincoln School of Film and Media