Duncan Wellaway

Writer/Director

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Film, TV & Theatre

Assistant: Lizzie Quinn

Film, TV & Theatre

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Duncan is a TV and film director with a cinematic style. He recently worked on 'Hollyoaks' and has made five successful short films, which have screened all over the world. In 2007 he made Always Crashing In The Same Car, which re-united Withnail & I stars Richard E. Grant and Paul McGann, and won 2nd prize at Turner Classic Shorts. In 2005 his film Letters of Service won Best Film and Best Cinematography at the Kodak/BAFTA Showcase. This short also aired on BBC2 in February 2014 as part of the World War 1 commemorations. Duncan is currently financing his first feature Moon Money, with producer Mark Vennis and Exec Producer Noel Clarke.
 

Television

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HOLLYOAKS
Episodes W/C 3rd - 7th October

2016

Lime Pictures / Channel 4

Commercials

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THE SUNDAY TIMES
'Paperboy'

2008

Upstart Films

60 Second Commercial

THE DAILY STAR

2004

Portland Enterprises

2 x 30 Second Commercials

In Development

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MOON MONEY
Feature Film

2018

Script available upon request

THE FIRST POLICEMAN
Feature Film

2018

Script available upon request

Short Films

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HENRY COWELL
SUPER 35MM 2.40:1 14 Mins

2011

Venner Film

Starring Henry Miller, Tim Plester, Sally Oliver, Audrey Ardington and introducing Kitty Wellaway
Produced by Aradhna Tayal and Sophie Venner
Cinematographer - Alex Melman
Production Designer - Will Htay
Editor - James Rosen
Music - Derailer
Festival Screening's include:
Festival Tous Courts - Aix en Provence 2012
Rushes Soho Shorts Film Festival 2012
Palm Springs Short Film Market 2012
Lille International Film Festival 2012
Un Festival C'est Trop Court (Nice) 2012
Festival COMBAT, Josselin 2012
London Short Film Festival 2013

OUT OF TIME
Super 8mm 1.33:1 / 3 Mins 20 Secs

2009

Wintergreen Films

Starring Henry Miller and Samuel West
Produced by John Wintergreen
Cinematograher Alex Barber
Production Designer Will Htay
Music Adrian Corker / John Matthias
Kodak Screening Cannes Film Festival
Cannes Advertising Week Screening 2009
Rushes Soho Shorts Film Festival 2009
(Straight 8 (www.straight8.net) started in 1999and gives filmmakers a cartridge of Super 8 film with which they must make a film without recourse to editing. All cuts are done in camera and the soundtrack is made separatley without the pictures).

ALWAYS CRASHING IN THE SAME CAR
Super 35mm 2.35:1 12 mins

2007

Handmade Films / Dog Day Films

Starring Richard E. Grant / Paul McGann and Susannah Harker
Produced by Zoe Ball
Distributor Shorts International
Second Prize at Turner Classic Short 2007
Finalist Kodak Short Film Showcase 2007
In Competition at London Film Festival 2007
In Competition at Montreal World Film Festival 2007
In Competition at Palm Springs International Film Festival 2007
In Competition at Foyle Film Festival 2007
Short Film Market Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival 2008
In Competition at RiverRun International Film Festival 2008
In Competition at Sardinia International Film Festival 2008
In Competition at Kansk International Film Festival 2008

LETTERS OF SERVICE
Super 16mm 1.85:1 13 mins

2005

100 Films

Starring Morris Perry and Chloe Bale
Produced by Simon Hinkly
Distributor Shorts International
Kodak/BAFTA Showcase Winner Best Film 2005
Kodak/BAFTA Showcase Winner Best Cinematography 2005
Audience Award for Best Short Slamdance Film Festival 2005
In Competition at Cinequest Film Festival 2005
In Competition at Bermuda International Film Festival 2005
In Competition at Montreal World Film Festival 2005
In Competition at Palm Springs International Film Festival 2005
In Competition at Dinard Film Festival 2005 - with Opening Night Gala Premiere
In Competition at Court C'est Court Film Festival 2005
In Competition at MFA International Film Festival Illes Baleares 2006
In Competition at Dresden International Film Festival 2006
In Competition Detours Film Festival 2006

The short was aired on BBC2 in February 2014 and was available to watch on iPlayer.

DO NOT FEED THE PIDGEONS DVCAM 1.77:1 7 mins

2003

Wintergreen Films

Produced by John Wintergreen
In Competition at Cambridge Film Festival 2005
In Competition at Sheffield International Documentary Festival 2005
In Competition at Court C'est Court Film Festival 2004