Richard Elson

Director

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Daniela Manunza
Assistant: Iliyana Todorova

Film, TV & Theatre

Richard is an award-winning and RTS nominated director for broadcast, film and theatre. Having directed features, TV drama, documentaries and commercials he brings a broad range of experience and creativity to projects.

A CHRISTMAS STAR

78 BREATHS

SHADOW TRADE - 2012 Ace Documentary Grant Winner

 

Drama

ProductionCompanyNotes

PEEK-A-BOO
In Development

2017

Grime Horror

A CHRISTMAS STAR
Feature Film

2015

Cinemagic / BBC / UTV

Nominated for RTS Northern Ireland Award - 2016

SCRUTINY
(Crowdfunded pilot, also writer)

2013

Elson Media

STEFFI

2012

Emerald Films / London Live

MI HIGH V
(Eps 5-8)

2010

Kudos Productions / BBC

M.I. HIGH IV
(Eps 5-8)

2009

Kudos Productions / BBC

M.I. HIGH III
(Eps. 11-13)

2008

Kudos Productions / BBC

Commercials

ProductionCompanyNotes

KIDS IMAGINE

2017

Oxfam

JO + SUE

2017

Tomboy Films / Heads Together / Kensington Palace

78 BREATHS

2016

Arri Media / Sheffield Doc Fest

Winner - Best Short, Sheffield Doc Fest 2016

FUTURE KIDS

2016

Oxfam

JOSIE & JOSE
(Behind the Scenes)

2016

Rubber Republic

SOUTH SUDAN

2015

Oxfam

TALK TO US
(test commercial)

2013

Samaritans / Directors UK

BRENDAN'S MARATHON

2012

Web sketches for Ideas Tap

PMB
(5 x Comedy Sketches)

2011

Viral campaign for PMB & Movember

DIM & DARK DAYS IN THE CITY
MUSIC PROMO
ARTIST: BLACKSHIELD

2010

Barebone Films

COULD YOU BE THE ONE
2nd Unit Director
Artist: ‘Da Mutz’

2004

Vanishing Point Films

GENERAL ELECTION

2001

News Item/ BBC South News

WALLPAPER

2000

Kodak Student Commercial entry/ AIB

Documentaries

ProductionCompanyNotes

TELL HAL WHERE TO GO

2016

Nice One Productions / Northern Ireland Screen

SHADOW TRADE

2014

Earth Touch / Environment Films

ACE Documentary Grant winner

THE OTHER SIDE OF COVENT GARDEN

2014

The Big Issue / Arri Media / Director's UK

SPOTTERS
(2nd Unit Director)

2004

Moviemedia Productions

MUSTARD SEED

2000

AIB

Theatre

ProductionCompanyNotes

IN THE SHADOW OF THE MOUNTAIN

2018

Kings Head & Old Red Lion Theatre

HELD

2017

Tristan Bates Theatre

WALK ON

2017

Spiral / Free Rayne Artists

BROUGHT TO MIND

2016

Spiral / Free Rayne Artists

HOME TRUTH

2014

Windsor Fringe

Finalist: Best Drama

BOUND

2013

Kick Up The Arts Festival, Covent Garden

DOG CITY

2013

Lost Theatre One Act Festival, Vauxhall

A ROYAL MESS (also co-writer)

2011

Arts Theatre, Leicester Square

WALKING

2011

Windsor Fringe

Kenneth Branagh Award Winner

MAN OF STRAW

2010

Windsor Fringe

Finalist: Best Drama

Short Films

ProductionCompanyNotes

TRAPPED & STARBURST

2017

Arts Ed

BABY MONITOR

2017

Grime Horror

THE SOUND OF FEAR

2016

Director's UK / Arri / Grime Horror

LATE

2015

Emily Gascoyne

WAITING, THE LAST ONE

2014

Grime Horror

HUNTED, GUILT, VENUS, SATANV
(Brief Encounters)

2013

Grime Horror

THE DORSET TOOTHCLAW MASSACRE

2011

Grime Horror

Winner

I LOVE...

2008

Filmaka / Love Film

Award Winning short film series

MISSED CALL

2003

Barebone Films

Award Winner

WAVES, CALLING FOR A VOICE, FAIRLY TALL

2001

AIB

Other

ProductionCompanyNotes

VIDEO DRAMA - 'ALFRED RUSSEL WALLACE & PURE FREEDOM'
(also Writer)

2003

Marshall Productions

CORPORATE - HAITI, KENYA, PHILIPPINES, BANGLADESH

2014

Oxfam / WFP / Save The Children / Unilever

CORPORATE - OLAV’S JOURNEY & RICHARD’S JOURNEY

2014

TFL / Environment Films

CORPORATE - MEAT FREE MONDAY

2013

MFM (Paul McCartney) / Environment Films

CORPORATE - WE’VE ONLY JUST BEGUN

2011

Friends of the Earth / Environment Films

CORPORATE - EDIBLE PLAYGROUND

2011

Trees for Cities / Environment Films