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Assistant Direction (feature film)

Diana (2013)
An exploration of the last two, tumultuous years of Princess Diana's life and her love affair with surgeon Hasnat Kahn.
Byzantium (2013)
People in town start disappearing after the arrival of a mother and daughter who claim to be vampires.
Triage (2009)
Mark, a war photographer badly injured while on assignment in Kurdistan, is traumatized by the disappearance of his best friend and fellow journalist, David. He is nursed back to health by his girlfriend's grandfather, a psychiatrist who treated victims of the Spanish Civil War, and tries to piece
Escapist, The (2008)
Frank Perry is a lifer; in prison for the rest of his natural born days. He's never had a problem with that: he did the crime; he'll do the time. Until he receives a letter telling him that his only and much loved daughter is critically ill following an overdose. He knows that he must see her and to
Film with Me in It, A (2008)
Mark is having a bad day. A struggling actor, he's just been through the ordeal of yet another fruitless audition for a bit part in a movie. With his long-suffering girlfriend about to walk out and his landlord ready to evict him he's only got his best mate Pierce and their joint ambition of writin
Kings (2007)
Having emigrated to England in the late 1970s, with dreams of returning to Ireland rich and successful, only one of the group is eventually going home after many years. And he's going home in a coffin.
Middletown (2006)
Set in an Ulster border village forgotten by time and progress, an Irish priest returns to his hometown after many years away to take over the local ministry. Once there he is reunited with his father and younger sibling, and the tale becomes one of ambition and betrayal.
True North (2006)
A group of fishermen, struggling to make money, take up the more profitable trade of people smuggling.
This is England (2006)
It's 1983 and school is out. Twelve-year-old Shaun is a lonely boy growing up in a grim coastal town in northern England, whose father died fighting in the Falklands War. Over the course of the summer holiday he befriends a group of local skinheads. With his pent-up rage and frustration, Shaun finds
Intermission (2003) as Assistant Director
A raucous story of the interweaving lives and loves of small-town delinquents, shady cops, pretty good girls and very bad boys. With Irish guts and grit, lives collide, preconceptions shatter and romance is tested to the extreme. An ill-timed and poorly executed couple's break-up sets off a chain of
Handful of Dust, A (1988) as 3rd Assistant Director
Marital infidelity among upper-class British society.
Nature of the Beast, The (1988) as Assistant Director
A mysterious beast destroys herds of sheep in a small north country British town.
Empire State (1988) as Assistant Director
Business As Usual (1988) as 3rd Assistant Director
Strike, The (1987) as Assistant Director
Absolute Beginners (1986) as 3rd Assistant Director
A young photographer seeks media stardom to keep the love of a beautiful model.
Mona Lisa (1986) as Assistant Director
Dance With A Stranger (1985) as Assistant Director
The final days of the doomed Ruth Ellis, the final woman to be executed in England.
Lifeforce (1985) as Assistant Director
A space exploration crew brings back a human-looking, vampire-like "space girl," who threatens to bring about an armageddon. Perhaps tongue-in-cheek, it is at turns a science fiction, vampire and disaster film
White Nights (1985) as Assistant Director
A top Russian ballet dancer, who defected to the US, crash lands back in his own country. The KGB throws him in Siberia to live with an American expatriate and his Russian wife as a way of convincing him to stay in his homeland.
Billy the Kid and the Green Baize Vampire (1985) as Assistant Director
The Dresser (1983) as 3rd Assistant Director
A theatrical dresser tries to get an aging star through one more performance of King Lear.

Assistant Direction (TV Mini-Series)

Dalziel & Pascoe: An Advancement of Learning (1996) as 1st Assistant Director

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