Jamie Thraves

Writer and director for film and television
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Biography

Writer and director Jamie Thraves' debut feature, The Low Down, was named by the Observer as among the "neglected masterpieces" of film history in its 50 Lost Movie Classics.

In 2010 Jamie won the Hitchcock D'Or Award at the Dinard British Film Festival for Treacle Jr. He is also known for his award-winning video for the Radiohead single, Just, and has also worked with Travis, Coldplay, Razorlight, Blur and The Verve.

Jamie is currently developing an original comedy drama idea with Graham Linehan for the BBC and developing the novel Varjak Paw as an animated film.


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TV

Writer & Director

Untitled
1 x 60'
 

Comedy drama project set in the 1980s created with Graham Linehan

Delightful Industries for BBC
In development
 

Director

Eggbox
Pilot
Producer Mark Talbot
Starring
  • Elizabeth Berrington
  • Nicholas Burns
  • Lauren Carse
  • Rachael Elizabeth
  • Andrew Ellis
  •  
    Comedy drama pilot for BBC3 set on a cancer ward
    Hat Trick Productions for BBC3
     

    Film

    Writer & Director

    Varjak Paw
    Feature
     

    Film based on the book by SF Said


    In development
     
    Producer Emily Caston
    Starring
  • Brian Deacon
  • Charlotte Gascoyne
  • Timo Willman
  •  

    Black and white short film inspired by the Alfred Hitchcock lost film The Mountain Eagle 

    University of the Arts London
     
    Producer Jamie Thraves & Rob Small
    Starring
  • Tom Fisher
  • Aidan Gillen
  • Spencer Cowan
  • Lucas Hansen
  • Riann Steele
  •  
    Comedy about a man who walks away from his life and meets a man who is the complete opposite of him
    Golden Rule Films
     
    Starring
  • Paddy Considine
  • Julia Stiles
  • Karl Pruner
  • Phillip MacKenzie
  • Gord Rand
  •  
    Adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's novel about a young woman who becomes attracted to her stalker
    Myriad Films & Paramount Home Entertainment
    BBC Films
     
    The Low Down
    Nominated: Douglas Hickox Award, British Independent Film Awards
    Feature
    Producer Sally Llewellyn & John Stewart
    Starring
  • Aiden Gillen
  • Kate Ashfield
  • Dean Lennox Kelly
  • Tobias Menzies
  • Rupert Procter
  •  
    Feature based around the life of a young man in his twenties and his relationships with his friends
    Shooting Gallery & Film 4
    Bozie
     
    I Just Want to Kiss You
    Winner: Best British Short, Edinburgh International Film Festival
    Short
    Producer Sally Llewllyn
    Starring
  • Martin Freeman
  • Harry Peacock
  • Lexi Strauss
  • Lee Blakemore
  • Nigel Cooke
  •  

    Story of friendship and love filmed in the style of French New Wave cinema

    BBC Films

     
    The Take Out
    Won: Gold Plaque, Best Short Film, Chicago International Film Festival
    Short
    Producer Rob Small
    Starring
  • Louise Delamere
  • Peter Kenny
  • Audrey Tom
  • Joe Tucker
  •  

    Short film about a young man on a night out with his friend

    Oil Factory Films
     
    Scratch
    Short
     

    Short film about a young man who can't stop scratching his head

    Hull University
     

    Writer

     
    Original feature

    In development
     
     

    Drama focusing around one family and their relationships

    Film 4
    Slate Films
    In development
     

    Other