Lindy Heymann

Fiction director and writer for films.
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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. 

Also 4Real, a biopic of Manic Street Preacher guitarist Richey Edwards who went missing in 1995. 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 has worked directing 2nd Unit for KUDOS on their hugely successful TV drama Humans & Thirteen, a five part drama for the BBC.  

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




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
    Regent Releasing (US)
    Fite Films, Squeak Pictures



    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
  • Glenn Doherty
    Half hour film for Channel 4's Coming Up strand set in a motor way service station.
    Ideal World Productions for Channel 4