Drama and Comedy

Originally trained in drama and comedy, I worked as an actor before moving into film production.  My passion for scripted films has led to the creation of dozens of short movies and the feature film "Art Party" (pictured).

Tim Siddall

Trimming Pablo

A dramatisation of Picasso's little-known visit to Sheffield for the World Peace Congress in 1950. Starring Paul Freeman as Picasso.

Art Party

A feature-length documentary fantasy made in collaboration with Bob and Roberta Smith, protesting cuts to Arts Education. Cameos from a host of British artists and campaigners.

Easy Target

My first short film as a director: a black comedy (with no dialogue) about the trials of a dog-loving assassin.

Art on Film

I've been fortunate to have directed work in collaboration with many artists and creatives, producing new and original content as well as documenting their practice.

Destroy All Bad Art

A short doc made for controversial artist Stuart Semple's provocative art installation.

Who is Community?

Commissioned for Art on the Underground, this film is one of several collaborations made with the artist Bob and Roberta Smith.

The Lone Composer

A three minute profile of composer/artist James Hesford detailing the inspiration and techniques behind his latest graphic novel.

Commercial Film

It's fun bringing ambitious marketing ideas to life, whatever the budget. From short TV commercials to fully realised dramas.

Aftershock

A fun, high-energy TV commercial for Lightwater Valley amusement park in Yorkshire.

National Lottery

A spectacular night-time relaunch of the the National Lottery involving a flotilla of giant lotto balls on the Thames.

Toast

A moving drama about the trials of choosing  a care home. Commissioned by Four Seasons Health Care.

Teaching and Film

Over the years, it's been my pleasure to write and direct a slate of short films with graduating students at Bristol Old Vic Drama School. I also regularly teach screen acting and mentor young filmmakers.

Honesty

A regular games night quickly turns sour when a group of friends are forced to confront some painful home truths.

Dreamers

A supernatural drama about a strange, terrifying dream that's passed from person to person.

Crews

A group of strangers are tragically thrown together by a series of events beyond their control. Written by Roy Williams

Film Lab

Digital film-making is such a fast-developing medium, it's vital to stay up to date with current tools and ideas. Below are some experiments in narrative with AI-generated video.  (Using Runway)

DISCLAIMER:  As a content creator, I do not condone the appropriation of copyrighted works in the generation of AI content. Neither do I personally claim copyright on any of the imagery created by me using AI software.

Voices

A guest on a remote radio station believes he can read minds...

Saved

An old man leaves the city in search of redemption...

Uninvited

A strange gathering in a Victorian tavern attracts some unexpected visitors...

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