Lindy Heymann

Fiction director and writer for films
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Biography

Lindy 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.” It 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, was released in 2010. Premiering at Edinburgh it 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.

She is currently participating on a DIRECTORS UK mentorship scheme with KUDOS on their latest TV drama HUMANS.
Lindy is also developing several feature ideas including:- 4REAL a music biopic of Manic Street Preacher guitarist Richey Edwards who went missing in 1995. To be written by Thomas Martin & produced by Alexandra Stone & Stephen Mallit. And, HAMMER, an adaptation of Sara Stockbridge’s acclaimed novel about a Victorian female pickpocket. Lindy is working on the script with writer, Leigh Campbell & producer, Andy Stebbing. Lindy is also developing a TV show IN THE MOMENT” which tells the story of a fictional band trying to make it in the real world of showbusiness.

She continues to direct music videos, commercials & concert films. Recent work includes:- Adidas, 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.
 

CV

Film

Director

The Specials - 30th Anniversary Tour
Nominated for Best Live Coverage at the 2010 Music Video Awards
 
Live concert film of influential ska band The Speicals' 30th Anniversary reunion UK tour
Blink TV
 
Kicks
Nominated for The Michael Powell Award at Edinburgh International Film Festival 2009
Producer Andy Stebbing
Starring
  • Nichola Burley
  • Jamie Doyle
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    New Wave Films
    Sponge Films, BBC Films
     
    Showboy
    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
     

    Writer & Director

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

    In development
     

    TV

    Director

     
     
    Service
    1 x 30'
    Producer Clive Brill
    Starring
  • Joe Armstrong
  • Glenn Doherty
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    Half hour film for Channel 4's Coming Up strand set in a motor way service station
    Ideal World Productions for Channel 4
     
    Hush!
    Comedy pilot
     
    Silver River for BBC3