Debbie is an award-winning director who has made work across documentary films, drama and commercials. She received her master’s degree from the Royal College of Art where she studied MA Communication Art & Design and is now a Associate Lecturer there on the MA Information Experience Design & UAL London College of Communication BA Interaction Design Arts.
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, Recontres Internationales and the Pompidou Centre, as well as a number of festivals worldwide.
Debbie has also directed a number of high profile commercial and social issue campaigns with Google, Microsoft, YouTube, COI, Sky Arts, Samaritans, Samsung, BBC, Channel 4, TATE, Mind, Citizens UK and more.
Her award winning debut short drama Three Sacks Full of Hats starring Warren Brown, Tom Meeten, David Sterne and Alison Steadman has screened at festivals worldwide. A co-production of Century Films and Prodigal and she is now developing documentary and scripted projects.