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Award winning director Rebecca has two new short films out. Table Manners (commissioned for Ch4's late night arts strand Random Acts) is a 3 minute dark comedy about three creatures in the woods. The film premiered in the UK on Channel Four in September 2013. It has since been selected as a Staff Pick and currently has over 49K views here on Vimeo. It was also featured in the December 2013 issue of Televisual magazine. Duck Shoot (produced independently by Rebecca), was featured on Motionographer and in Televisual magazine and has recently screened at The London Short Film Festival 2014, 'The 7th British Shorts Festival' Berlin and 'This Is England' Rouen.

Rebecca also directs commercials. She is represented by Independent Films and Indy8 worldwide. Previous clients include: FIFA, Comic Relief, Sony/Playstation, Starbucks, Hershey’s chocolate, P&G, Google, Channel 4, BBC/CBBC/BBC3, Tiger Aspect, Polydor Records, Kraft, and Hewlett Packard.

Rebecca has also directed a number of short films which have been screened at countless national and international festivals. The short film Breaking the Mould co-directed with Luca Paulli won the Shooting People DepicT! Audience Award at Encounters Short Film Festival Nov 2008. And her graduation film Waiting for Dogot (starring the voice talent of Sylvester McCoy), won Best Animated Short Film at Kino Fest 2002. Rebecca’s beautiful short The Girl & the Horse was screened at the National Gallery London, in conjunction with the Stubbs and the Horse exhibition. The film was a finalist in the Best Music category and nominated in the Public Choice Award at the British Animation Awards 2004. Her short promo film FIFA 20 Centres for 2010 was screened at the Orlando Stadium in Soweto as part of the opening ceremony for the FIFA World Cup.

In December 2013 Rebecca was co-opted on to the board at Directors UK, in order to represent animation. DUK is the professional association of directors working with the moving image in the UK, with over 5,000 members in total.

For more info please go to Rebecca's website and Twitter feed (links below).

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  1. mote of dust films
  2. Sam Strickland
  3. Andy Martin
  4. Chryssanthi Kouri
  5. Casual Films
  6. Matthew Day
  7. James W Griffiths
  8. Ian Durkin
  9. Indy8
  10. Jason Sondhi
  11. Sam Morrill
  12. Lizzie Oxby
  13. Ben Manley
  14. Houmam Abdallah
  15. Edward Housden
  16. James Lees
  17. Andy Biddle
  18. Gradwell Sears

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