“My work tells visceral, gripping stories that highlight our shared humanity and inspire us to believe in the best of ourselves. I seek cinematic images in the bleakest places, humour found in hard times, stories of hope amid horror.”

Edward Watts is an Oscar-nominated, BAFTA and Emmy award-winning filmmaker who has directed twenty-five narrative and documentary films, telling true stories from far flung corners of the world.

His films have won over 50 awards including 4 BIFAs, including for Best Director alongside fellow director of FOR SAMA Waad al-Kateab, 2 Royal Television Society awards and the L’Œil d’Or for Best Documentary at the Cannes Film Festival.

A full list of Edward’s awards and nominations is available on IMDB