Hattie Dalton won a BAFTA in 2005 for her short film The Banker, starring Michael Sheen. The film was an international success and gained recognition in more than 50 film festivals worldwide. She further developed her craft as an assistant editor on films such as Matthew Vaughan's Layer Cake, Damien O'Donnell's Heartlands and Stephen Woolley's directorial debut Stoned. She was selected to work alongside Sir Richard Eyre on the Academy Award nominated Notes on a Scandal, as part of a mentor scheme.
In 2008 she directed short film One of Those Days for BBC Films, written by Mark Burton (Wallace and Gromit). It screened at festivals around the world and won best short film at Sitges Film Festival 2009.
Hattie directed Third Star
, her first feature, in 2009. Written by Vaughan Sivell, it stars Benedict Cumberbatch, JJ Field, Tom Burke and Adam Robertson. She is currently developing a comedy feature called Little Red Car
, written by Neal Purvis and Robert Wade (Casino Royale, Quantam of Solace