Debbie is an award-winning director who has made work across documentary films, drama and commercials. She received her master’s degree in film from the Royal College of Art in London.
She was named outstanding new talent to look out for by Shots magazine, with picks of the week in Campaign magazine, and won several awards for her COI anti-knife crime campaign It Doesn’t Have to Happen, two short dramas based on real testimonies.
Her acclaimed documentary Ordinary Magic, with music composed by Michael Nyman, screened at the ICA and the Pompidou Center, as well as a number of festivals worldwide, including Cannes Film Festival.
Debbie has also directed a number of commercials with Samsung, Sky Arts, Tate, Huawei, Bacardi and Aviva, amongst others, and social issue campaigns for Samaritans, Mind and Citizens UK.
She is currently in post-production on her short drama Three Sacks Full of Hats, a co-production of Century Films and Prodigal Films, starring Warren Brown and Alison Steadman, and is also now developing her debut feature.