I have several feature films in development. I have directed nine shorts, financed by funders such as LFVDA, UKFC, Film Four and Anglia TV. They’ve sold internationally winning numerous awards. I attended the Cinefondation screenwriting residency (Cannes festival) and the Guiding Lights scheme (mentor: David Yates) and the BFI scheme ‘Think, Shoot, Distribute’ with Andrew Haigh (‘45 Years’).
BAFTA, Royal Television Society Awards (x2), Clermont-Ferrand and Encounters Film Festival winner, DePict winner (Encounters) Brest and Lillie Film festival winner
The use of action learning to aid self-actualisation and approaches towards the empowerment of female filmmakers.
As a part-time senior lecturer, Rachel continues to pursue her filmmaking career alongside her teaching commitments. She also runs directing workshops in several higher education institutions.
Empowering and supporting new female talent behind and in front of the camera