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Adam Nelson

Writer/DirectorPortsmouth, United Kingdom
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Adam Nelson

Writer/DirectorPortsmouth, United Kingdom
About me
Focused, driven and cine-literate writer/director who enjoys working primarily in narrative fiction but also has experience in the promotional, corporate and music video fields. Having started the company Apple Park Films I began development of my first feature film 'Little Pieces’, which was completed in early 2015. Little Pieces garnered critical acclaim and awards including being nominated for best drama at the UK National Film Awards. I wrote and directed the piece. My latest piece Emotional Motor Unit is hitting the festival circuit and has garnered exceptionally positive reviews. It has won best actor, best actress and best director at the IndieWise Virtual Film Festival, and Best Science Fiction Film at the Golden Gate International Film Festival. It has been a semi-finalist in many other festival placements and has been nominated for more awards than listed. My writing and directing interests are focused in both the thriller and drama genres and my work has been praised for its authentic dialogue and understanding of genre conventions.
Projects
  • Emotional Motor Unit
  • Little Pieces
Work history
    Writer/Director
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Writer/Director - The Farm - Horror feature film currently in development with Vault Films producer Alex Hurle.
    Screenwriter
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Lost Seoul - Feature film adaptation of a true story commissioned by Shy Films Producer Harry Haroon.
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Skills
  • Basic Screenwriting
  • Directing Screenwriting
  • Directing Actors
  • Screenplay Writer
  • Film Directing
  • Directing Film
  • Screenplay
  • Script Consulting
Education
    PGCE in Post-compulsory Education
     - Portsmouth, United Kingdom
    Fully qualified teacher at post-16 level. Experience includes teaching BTECS, National Diplomas and Higher National Diplomas.
    BA(Hons) Film Television Studies 2:1
     - Portsmouth, United Kingdom
    Completed degree course with a 2:1. Modules Included: Animation Studies, Comedy, Culture and Form, East Asian Cinema Studies, Science Fiction Cinema, American Independent Cinema, and Cinema and Memory. Dissertation was an analysis of the debates surrounding censorship and moral panics in the public sphere of film and print media.
Awards
    Best Director
    Best Director for short film Emotional Motor Unit.
    Best Sci-Fi Film
    Best Sci-Fi Film for Emotional Motor Unit.
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