Kieran Bourne
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Kieran Bourne

Writer and DirectorNewport Pagnell, UK
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Kieran Bourne

Writer and DirectorNewport Pagnell, UK
About me
Kieran Bourne is an independent Screenwriter and Director of Film, TV and Theatre. He has written and/or directed numerous award-winning short films including the Oscar and BAFTA Qualifying ‘I Am Pilate’ starring Shaun Scott, ‘Call It a Day’ which won the Best Dramedy Award at the BNM Web Fest 2020, ‘Say Your Name’ which received Best Director and Best Actress nominations at the Unrestricted View Film Festival 2019, LGBTQ drama ‘Soft Hands’ which won Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor at the Fusion International Film Festival 2020 and the Oniros Best Silent Film Award winner ‘She’s Just a Girl and So Am I’. He has shadow directed on BBC dramas ‘Casualty’ and ‘Doctors’ as well being a Performance Arts Lecturer on Acting and Film at the Bucks New University.
Projects
  • Poles
    PolesA lonely young woman struggles to deal with her melancholy despite the efforts of friends and family.
  • I Am Pilate
    I Am PilateFour8 Films present, I Am Pilate. A journalist is sent to the home of former district governor, but his routine obituary fact check reveals an extraordinary secret. Starring Shaun Scott (The Kingsman, The Bill), with his younger self played by Jamie Kristian, with Kayode Akinyemi and supporting performances from Jazz Lintott (The Intent), Letitia Hector (Venus vs. Mars, Famalam) and special appearance from Tomisin Adepeju.
  • Call It a Day (Series)
    Call It a Day (Series)Meet Amy and Eva. Meet you and your friends. Meet two (very lovely) girls trying to survive their late 20s. Trying to survive social pressure and social anxiety. Trying to survive awkward hook ups and broken hearts. But mostly trying to go through life feeling a little less lonely and out of place. And having a shit load of laughs along the way. Pop the wine, the CBD oil, the lavender candle and take off your bra. We’re gonna take care of you, babe.
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Work history
    BBC logo
    BBC logo
    Shadow DirectorBBC
     - Newport Pagnell, UKFreelance
    Shadow director during pre-production on BBC Casualty.
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    Four8 logo
    ScreenwriterFour8
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
    Screenwriter for the short film I Am Pilate.
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Skills
  • Script Writer
  • Directing
  • Screenwriting
  • Directing Actors
  • Directing Film
  • Film Directing
  • Movie Making
  • Film Writing
  • Playwriting
  • Drama Writing
Awards
    U
    U
    Best ScreenplayUnrestricted View Film Festival
    'Those of Us' - Nominated for Best Screenplay
    F
    F
    Best ScreenplayFusion Film Festival South Europe
    'Soft Hands' - Nominated for Best Original Screenplay for Short Film
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