John Dower

Director of Film, Television and Video Games
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Biography

John's short film The Day After Stonewall Died won Best Film at Cannes Short Film festival. First Communion Day won the BBC Dennis Potter Award. He has worked on numerous long running TV drama series, including Casualty, Grange Hill & Eastenders for the BBC and The Bill for ITV. His work in interactive drama includes Signs of Life for BBC. He has most recently worked on Wolf Blood for CBBC.

As a Motion Capture & Voice director in Video Games, his work includes the groundbreaking Xbox Kinect game Milo & Kate for Lionhead/Microsoft, 007 Legends for Eurocom/Activision/Eon and Risen 3 for Piranha Bytes.


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TV

Director

Creator Debbie Moon
Producer Johnathan Wolfman
Writer Debbie Moon
Starring
  • Leona Vaughan
  • Nila Aalia
  • Judith Alexander
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    Lead director on Series 5

    BBC for CBBC/2DF
     
    Creator Debbie Moon
    Producer Jonathan Wolfman and Lucy Martin
    Writer Matt Sinclair and Debbie Moon
    Starring
  • Leona Vaughan
  • Michelle Gayle
  •  

    Final 4 episodes of this award winning series for CBBC/ZDF

    BBC for CBBC/2DF
     
     

    Children's adventure series

    CBBC
     
     
    Thames/ITV for ITV
     
     
     
     

    Children's drama series

    CBBC for CBBC
     
    Producer Roger Childs
     
    BBC Education
     
     

    Hidden camera game show

    Monkey Productions for Channel 4
     
    Casualty
    1 x 60'
    Producer Jane Steventon
    Writer Jim Davies and Robert Scott Fraser
    Starring
  • Mark Bonnar
  • Susan Cookson
  • Simon McCorkindale
  • Ben Price
  •  
    BBC for BBC1
     
     
     

    Film

    Director

    The Day After Stonewall Died
    Best Short Film Cannes Short Film Festival 2014
    Short
    Writer Anthony Sims
     

    Short film set in Tennessee, USA

    226 Productions
     
    Writer Eanna O’Lochlainn
     
    Northern School of Film and Television
     
    Producer Natasha Dack
    Writer Lin Coghlan
    Starring
  • Aoife Doyle
  • Martin Dunne
  • Clare Monnelly
  • Pepe Roche
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    Dublin, 1975. Eight years old and cowboy mad, Evie sets out to rescue her father when his drinking and debts threaten to plunge the family into crisis.


    Tigerlily Productions
     
    Producer Natasha Dack
    Writer Lin Coghlan
    Starring
  • Moya Farrelly
  • Aiden Gillen
  • Peter Hanley
  • Ben Harding
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    A single drama for BBC. When her mother dies, a wayward young mum must reassess her own relationship with her son.

    Tigerlily Productions
     

    Writer & Director

    Producer Faye-Anne Wilkinson
    Writer Kate Reid, Faye-Ann Wilkinson
     

    Short film


     
     

    Written & Directed whilst at National Film School, Lodz, Poland.


     

    Writer & Director & Producer

     

    Finance raised, Wrote, Produced, & Directed. 


     

    Other

    Director

     
    Activision in association with Eurocom Games studio are developing a new  Bond game in conjuction with the release of Skyfall
     
     
    Camouflaj Game Studio, Seattle
     
     
    Lionhead Studios for Microsoft Games
     
     
    Endemol for BBC website