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Lindy Heymann

Fiction director and writer for films

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Biography

Lindy Heymann is a writer and director who won Best Directorial Debut at the British Independent Film Awards with her first feature, Showboy.

 

In 2009 she completed her second feature, Kicks which premiered at the Edinburgh International Film Festvial, where it was nominated for the Michael Powell Award. Kicks also screened at the London Film Festival, where Lindy was nominated for the Best Newcomer Award. Praised as 'compelling' by Vogue and 'stylish and cool' in The Observer, Kicks was released in cinemas in 2010 distributed by New Wave Films.

Lindy has also had a prolific career in music videos, directing over one hundred to date and working with artists including Paul McCartney, John Lydon, Sinead O'Connor, David Gray, The Charlatans, Suede, Leftfield, Terry Hall and Faithless. Lindy also directed the Suede video, which starred the veteran British actor John Hurt and was screened at various cinemas in London.

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Film
Director
Kicks Feature
2010
Sponge Films, BBC Films for New Wave Films
Producer Andy Stebbing
Director Lindy Heymann
Writer Leigh Campbell
Starring Nichola Burley, Jamie Doyle & Kerrie Hayes

 
The Specials - 30th Anniversary Tour Feature
2009
Blink TV
Director Lindy Heymann

Live concert film of influential ska band The Speicals' 30th Anniversary reunion UK tour

Showboy Feature
2002
Fite Films, Squeak Pictures for Regent Releasing (US)
Producer Jason Buchtel
Director Lindy Heymann
Writer Christian Taylor

 
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Writer and Director
In Close Up Feature
2010

In development  
Producer Andy Stebbing
Director Lindy Heymann
Writer Lindy Heymann

Feature in development with UK Film Council, Lindy is co-writer with Ben Bond and attached to direct

Television
Director
Hush! Comedy pilot
2007
Silver River for BBC3
Director Lindy Heymann

 
Service 1 x 30'
2006
Ideal World Productions for Channel 4
Producer Clive Brill
Director Lindy Heymann
Writer Tony Saint
Starring Joe Armstrong & Glenn Doherty

Half hour film for Channel 4's Coming Up strand set in a motor way service station

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The Real Fawlty Towers S16mm short
1999

 
Director Lindy Heymann

 
3 Hours in High Heel Heaven 1994

 
Director Lindy Heymann