MICHAEL DAVIES is a BAFTA and RTS award winning former documentary director who now works in drama.
Following a BA in Drama from Manchester University and an MA in Film from Bristol University, Michael began his career at BBC Television Features where he worked on a wide range of projects, including his critically acclaimed documentary series Barnardo’s Children. He’s made comedy observational documentaries (Going To Chelsea), drama-documentaries (The Welsh Great Escape), dramatised adventure (Snakemaster) and factual entertainment, including his RTS award winning Oz & James Drink To Britain.
Michael’s comedy short What’s ’virgin’ mean? has been screened at over fifty festivals around the world, winning six awards and attracting more than five million hits on YouTube. He directed fourteen episodes of the hit BBC children’s drama Tracy Beaker Returns, which won a BAFTA and two RTS awards. His latest short film Love At First Sight, starring Phyllida Law and John Hurt, won an RTS Award for Best Short Film, the Audience Award at Aspen, Best Short Film at the Rushes and Raindance film festivals, and was shortlisted for an Oscar.
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