Ed Coulthard is a highly acclaimed television director who started his career with a string of award-winning documentaries, among them Vile Bodies for Channel 4 and the Prix Italia nominated single I'll Be Your Mirror for the BBC.
He moved into drama with enormous success in 2005, winning a BAFTA for Best New Director with his first fictional series, Tales From Pleasure Beach. He went on to win a second BAFTA with his 2007 television drama Soundproof, a BBC thriller set in London's deaf community.
Ed runs his own production company, Blast! Films, which in 2008 produced the multi award-winning Hunger by Enda Walsh.