Henry Singer is one of Britain’s most critically acclaimed documentary filmmakers. He is best known for the Televisual award-winning and BAFTA, Emmy and RTS nominated film, The Falling Man, about a photograph of someone who jumped or fell from the World Trade Center on 9/11.
Other recent feature length documentaries include the DocFest award-winning and Grierson-nominated The Blood of the Rose, about the murder of African naturalist Joan Root, Last Orders, about a dying workingmen’s club in the north of England, and The Confession, about Singer’s friendship with a compulsive gambler. His most recent film, Wootton Bassett: The Town That Remembers, was broadcast in May 2011 on BBC1.
In 2008, Broadcast magazine named Singer one of the top ten directors working in British television, stating ‘Singer is perhaps the most intimate, sensitive filmmaker working today. He does not just observe his subjects but seeks to take us inside them, to live with them and make us see their perspectives.’
Singer has also been selected as one of twelve American and British filmmakers profiled in ‘The Art of the Documentary’, to be published by Methuen in 2012. His writing has appeared in The Times, The Observer and The Guardian.