Colin Kennedy

Director

Biography

Colin Kennedy is another talent to emerge from Sigma Films (You Instead, Perfect Sense, Red Road, Hallam Foe, After the Wedding). He was nominated for a BAFTA Scotland New Talent Award ’09, and his first short, I Love Luci, won a host of international awards including the Prix des Mediatheques at Clermont-Ferrand, Best Fiction at Interfilm Berlin, and the Audience Award at Vila do Conde Curtas. I Love Luci has been invited to over 60 festivals including Palm Springs, Sao Paulo and AFI Fest. In 2011 Colin was made a Star of Tomorrow by Screen International and subsequently won the BAFTA Scotland Award for Best Short Film. Colin graduated from Chelsea College of Art and began his career making corporate films where he also won awards around the world. His first dramatic films were made with underprivileged children for various Glasgow charities. He then worked as assistant to David Mackenzie on Hallam Foe and has directed 2nd Unit on three of Mackenzie’s films since then.

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