1. John is desperate for money to feed his heroin habit. Finding a lost mobile phone could be just what he needs.

    Produced through Diversity Films' Brand New 2009 programme.

    # vimeo.com/17707695 Uploaded 65 Plays 0 Comments
  2. A short documentary about the Document International Human Rights Film Festival, featuring acclaimed filmmakers such as Paul Watson and John Akomfrah.

    Produced for the 5th edition of the festival http://www.docfilmfest.org.uk

    Made by a team of new filmmakers mentored through Diversity Films' Community Filmmakers Project 2007/08

    # vimeo.com/17728111 Uploaded 38 Plays 0 Comments
  3. JAMES DEAN
    Drama, 7.20

    Written and directed by Lucy Elliot
    Produced by Jennifer Scammell

    A family day out takes an unexpected turn when young Alex decides to share her secret.

    JAMES DEAN has been screened at:

    Glasgow Short Film Festival 2011
    25th London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival 2011 - Nominated for the Iris Prize
    Boston Lesbian & Gay Film Festival 2011
    Southside Film Festival 2011
    Loch Ness Film Festival 2011
    25th Mix Milano 2011
    Out Film Festival 2011 - Winner of the Grand Jury Prize (Live Action) and Audience Choice Award
    Sydney Film Festival 2011
    Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2011
    Frameline 35 2011
    Palm Springs Film Festival 2011
    Deep Fried Film Festival 2011
    Cinefringe 2011
    Portobello Film Festival 2011
    and more...

    # vimeo.com/29684135 Uploaded 439 Plays 0 Comments
  4. THE KING & QUEEN OF WÜRTTEMBERG
    Documentary, 24.44

    Directed by Samantha Fernando
    Produced by Amy-Dee Tighe

    Working the land is in Isobel’s family’s blood. Now it’s her turn to tackle the acres and make the land work for her.

    THE KING & QUEEN OF WÜRRTEMBERG has screened at:

    Glasgow Short Film Festival 2011
    Southside Film Festival 2011
    and more…

    # vimeo.com/29702284 Uploaded 42 Plays 0 Comments
  5. I, ALIVE
    Drama, 8.32

    Written and directed by Thomas Simpson
    Produced by Andrew Lanni and Thomas Simpson

    Wheelchair bound and unable to speak, Kevin still has a voice and is certain that his brother Paul will listen to him sooner rather than later.

    I, ALIVE has been screened at:

    Glasgow Short Film Festival 2011
    Southside Film Festival 2011
    Loch Ness Film Festival 2011
    Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2011
    Deep Fried Film Festival 2011
    Cinefringe 2011
    Portobello Film Festival 2011
    and more...

    # vimeo.com/29681191 Uploaded 64 Plays 0 Comments

Diversity Films Mentored Projects

Abigail Howkins

In 2007, I co-founded and directed Diversity Films, a community interest company working in communities to nurture, train and develop a new generation of filmmakers.

Through the company I produced film training and mentoring programmes and was one…


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In 2007, I co-founded and directed Diversity Films, a community interest company working in communities to nurture, train and develop a new generation of filmmakers.

Through the company I produced film training and mentoring programmes and was one of the core trainers who mentored a number of new filmmakers through production of their first short films.

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