Our alumni include Simon Beaufoy, writer of 127 Hours and Slumdog Millionaire; Chris Dickens, editor of Slumdog Millionaire and Submarine; Chris Jones, co-author of The Guerrilla Film Makers Guide, Mark Blaney, producer of Africa United and Nick Love, writer and director whose recent credits include The Firmand executive producer of Monsters.
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Simon has worked on the third series of high profile TV drama Peaky Blinders.
He has worked on feature films, The Hurt Locker and The Lady in the Van. He talks about capturing the best sound and refusing to compromise on quality…READ MORE
Simon graduated from Bournemouth Film School in 1992.
He won an Oscar for Best Screenplay for Slumdog Millionaire, and received nominations for The Full Monty and 127 Hours. In 2009 he collected the award for Screenwriter of the Year at the London Film Critic’s Circle Awards.READ MORE
Suri studied Photography at Bournemouth and Poole College of Art and Design.
He switched to Film on the advice of his tutors, a decision that would lead to a varied career directing film and television. He explains the common story in his work and what it was like to work with the late Saeed Jaffrey.READ MORE