Doug Kirby

Doug Kirby

Actor, Assistant Director, Casting Director, Director, Editor, Filmmaker, Host/presenter, Location Scout, Producer, Videographer and Voice Artist

Swindon, United Kingdom

Member Since:
July 2015
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> 2 weeks ago
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About Doug

Corporate Commercial / WebTV / Music / Theatrical -Films & videography.
Production, Direction, Casting.
Digital video strategy consultancy.
Specialising in narrative video, predominantly for the internet and development of scripts for Film and Television.


  • A Chequer Board of Nights

    A Chequer Board of Nights (2015)
    Film (short) by Doug Kirby (Action, History and War) Producer, Director, Writer, Editor We follow one raid, at a time when any raid could be their last. Bill McCrea is a young, Irish Pilot risking his life to fight for right, in Bomber Command. He and his crew have already been on several bombing raids to Germany but it doesn't get any easier as time goes on. In this time of destruction and war, each trip brings a new sense of fear to the young crew but they can't let their emotions get in the way of their mission. One man's mistake could cost the lives of the rest of his crew and even the lives of other allies. After being attacked by an enemy fighter can Bill bring his crew home to safety or will they plummet into the fiery depths below. Set during World War II, A Chequer-Board of Nights is a dramatic short based on the TRUE accounts of one brave pilot and his crew, which will have you on the edge of your seat, an action movie that we promised Bill the 93 year old veteran we would show the truth and fear and not just be an exciting adventure film. Written by Doug Kirby & Samantha Allen

  • The Bloke Code

    The Bloke Code (2015)
    Film (short) by Doug Kirby (Comedy) Producer, Director, Editorial department Meet Johno, not the sort of guy you introduce to your daughter to or wife for that matter. The 'Bloke Code' focuses on a group of friends, 5 guys aged 29 to 34 - all with varying lives, some married or settled, and some not so settled. We meet the guys in a bar, Johno is recanting another of his escapades, the one where her husband comes home early. Written by Doug n Billy

  • Mr Wiggles

    Mr Wiggles (2012)
    Film (short) by Stephen Ware (Drama) Actor Amber and Nathan a young brother and sister live in run down farm in rural England. Their Father is their guardian, but not someone who is caring for them often neglecting the children. Without their Mother around Amber sought comfort in her teddy bear Mr Wiggles given to her by her older brother Nathan. She creates a world for Mr Wiggles constructing her own childhood using her vivid imagination. Nathan is a few years old and does not't share his sister's vision. He has a lot more cynical view of the world but will do anything to protect his sister. They go through some tough times together and their bond becomes boundless. Amber, years later goes back to the home where she grew up and relives some magical and some painful memories. Written by Anonymous

  • Wishful Thinking

    Wishful Thinking (2011)
    Film (short) by Alex Secker (Horror) Actor, Producer, Casting department Mark and Linda Hobbs are devastated by the sudden death of their son Daniel and, in an act of desperation make a deal with a mysterious stranger to bring him back. However, what comes back isn't what they lost, but rather something different, something terrifying. Written by Anonymous

  • The Silent Assassin

    The Silent Assassin (2011)
    Film (short) by Alex Secker (Thriller) Actor, Casting department The Man is hired by a mysterious politician to kill his mistress, Emily Wilkes who is currently in hiding. But as he gets closer to his target, his conscience begins to come into play.

  • Aimee

    Aimee (2011)
    Film (short) by Stephen Ware (Drama, Fantasy and Romance) Actor Aimee is a young girl on the cusp of adulthood, living in the shadow of her parents' unhappy marriage and supported by her long-standing best friend, Claire. When Aimee realises that this life is not enough for her and wants to escape to her dreams, she finds out that everything isn't as easy as it seems. With fantastic character relationships, great dialogue and a heart warming message, Aimee is is about love, trust and ultimately, the gamble of life. Aimee received 8 / 10 stars from BBC Wiltshire, and Swindon Advertiser. Written by Anonymous

  • Wootton Bassett Rocks: Wake Me Up When September Ends

    Wootton Bassett Rocks: Wake Me Up When September Ends (2011)
    Film (short) by Mark Kenna (Music) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

  • Down the Dark Road

    Down the Dark Road (2011)
    Film by Jared Morgan (Drama and Thriller) Actor This is the story of a young man's search for the truth behind his parents disappearance when he was a baby. He has recently learned of their possible fate and must journey through extremely hostile terrain in the quest for the truth. Written by Anonymous

  • Release

    Release (2010)
    Film by Christian Martin (Drama) Actor Father Jack is imprisoned for a crime that he has committed. The inmates suspect him of paedophilia and begin to persuade his teenage cellmate of this. His true crime is confessed to a prison guard with whom Jack has fallen in love.

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