Philip Stevens is a film and theatre director, writer and producer. His work has been selected for festivals around the world and has won numerous international awards, including a Royal Television Society award for best short drama, a Celtx Seeds award, a BUFVC award, and selection into the British Society of Cinematographers New Cinematography night. His 2016 ‘The Knock’, starring BAFTA nominee Nico Mirallegro (The Village, My Mad Fat Diary, Rillington Place) recently won Best UK Short at The Nottingham International Film Festival. He also produces and directs documentaries, the most recent of which include ‘Bank’s Endeavour’, a short documentary about the life of Sir Joseph Banks, featuring Sir David Attenborough; 'The Road to Rome', a feature-length television documentary narrated by Sir Ian McKellen; and the short ‘Last Post’ with poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy. His theatre work includes ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’, ‘The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes’, ‘The Jungle Book’ UK and China tours, and ‘The Secret Garden’. His recent tour of ‘A Christmas Carol’ for Chapterhouse Theatre Company played to sell-out audiences at the British Museum. Philip is currently in post-production with his debut feature film Lapwing, starring Emmett Scanlan (The Fall, Guardians of the Galaxy, Beowulf) Sebastian De Souza (Ophelia, The Borgias), and Hannah Douglas (Far From the Madding Crowd, Clownface).
Giles Kristian is an international Prize-winning and Sunday Times bestselling author. His novels have sold over a million copies and have been translated around the world. He co-wrote the international no.1 bestseller Golden Lion with Wilbur Smith, and his Viking novel, God of Vengeance, was a Times Book of the Year. Lancelot, his re-imagining of the Arthurian myth, was a Times and Sunday Times bestseller and is currently in development for TV. His latest novel, a thriller called Where Blood Runs Cold, won the Wilbur Smith Adventure-Writing Prize.
Giles also writes for Game studio Arctic Hazard. Norse is coming 2023.
You can find out more about Giles here.