Lindy Heymann

Director of TV, film and music videos.

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Lindy is an award winning director who received a BIFA for Best Directorial Debut for her feature film Showboy. Described by the NY Times as “a clever hide-and-seek game of reality v/s fiction,” Showboy also won Best Film at the Milan International Film Festival and was released theatrically in various countries including the US.

Her second feature film, Kicks, a dark coming of age story, premiered at Edinburgh Film Festival and was nominated for the Michael Powell award, where it won two Trailblazer awards. Lindy and its writer Leigh Campbell were also both nominated for Best British Newcomer awards at the London Film Festival.

Lindy has several other features in development including:- 

Rum Doxy Diver, an adaptation of Sara Stockbridge’s acclaimed novel, Hammer, about a Victorian female pickpocket, written by Leigh Campbell is in pre pre-production with Hurricane Films / Sol Papadopolous & Roy Boulter. 

Lindy is also directing a biopic of a prominent figure in the British music industry for Creative England. The script is to be written by Thomas Martin & produced by Alexandra Stone & Stephen Mallit. Creative England have awarded script development funding.

She also directs music videos & commercials and has worked with many acts including:- The Charlatans, Suede, Faithless, Keane, Chase & Status, Imelda May & Take That as well as a live concert DVD for The Specials which was nominated for a UK Music Video Award.

Lindy directed episodes 7, 8 and 9 of The Worst Witch for CBBC. She has also worked directing 2nd Unit for Kudos on their hugely successful TV drama Humans & Thirteen, a five part drama for the BBC.  

Lindy also directed a short film, The Laughing King, which she also co-wrote with Leigh Campbell. Starring Colin Morgan (Merlin, Humans, Legend) & Kerrie Hayes (The Mill, Kicks), it was shot by Edu Grau (A Single Man, Suffragette).




Producer Sol Papadopolous & Roy Boulter
Writer Leigh Campbell

Adaptation of Sara Stockbridge's acclaimed novel, Hammer, about a Victorian female pickpocket.

Hurricane Films
In Development
Producer Alexandra Stone & Stephen Mallit
Writer Thomas Martin

In Development
Producer Andy Stebbing, Paul Sparrow
Writer Lindy Heymann & Leigh Campbell
  • Colin Morgan
  • Kerrie Hayes
    Sponge Films/Alphabet Soup
    The Specials - 30th Anniversary Tour
    Nominated for Best Live Coverage at the 2010 Music Video Awards
    Producer Tom Colbourne
  • The Specials
  • John Bradbury
  • Roddy Byers
    Live concert film of influential ska band The Speicals' 30th Anniversary reunion UK tour
    Blink TV
    Nominated for The Michael Powell Award at Edinburgh International Film Festival 2009
    Producer Andy Stebbing
    Writer Leigh Campbell
  • Nichola Burley
  • Kerry Hayes
  • Jamie Doyle
    New Wave Films
    Sponge Films, BBC Films
    Best Directorial Debut at The British Independent Film Awards, Best Film Milan Independent Film Festival
    Producer Jason Buchtel
    Writer Christian Taylor & Lindy Heymann
    Regent Releasing (US)
    Fite Films, Squeak Pictures



    Producer Lucy Martin

    Drama series. Mildred Hubble becomes a student at Cackle's Academy

    Producer Caroline Norbury

    Documentary about 4 suburban transvestites.

    Producer Jennifer Granville

    A documentary about an eccentric couple who owned a country house hotel in Norfolk and aren't suited to it. 

    Anglia TV
    1 x 30'
    Producer Clive Brill
    Writer Tony Saint
  • Joe Armstrong
  • Mathew Marsh
    Half hour film for Channel 4's Coming Up strand set in a motor way service station.
    Ideal World Productions for Channel 4