Hannah Renton is a UK filmmaker working in both fiction and documentary forms, and an interest in the intersection of the two. Her debut short film KIM screened at BAFTA and Academy Award-qualifying festivals, including Underwire Festival in London and Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia in Japan and has been acquired by Tall Tales. She is a member of BAFTA Crew 2018 and participated as a Director in the 2017 BFI Network X BAFTA Crew scheme. Her second short as writer/director Rise is in pre-production and Boy Meets Boy, a feature project she co-wrote, is in development with Berlin-based Cosmic Productions.
Hannah also works as a freelance assistant producer and editor and has previously worked on films for the ICA, C4 and Banyak Films. She is currently assistant producer on feature documentary Under The Knife and editor on BFI/BBC funded short doc Ill, Actually. She has a degree in Philosophy and Psychology and studied Filmmaking at the European Film College in Denmark.
*WATCH** ill, actually is available now and forever on the BFI player here
**SCREENING** 14th May - KIM is screening as part of a BOSSY showcase of films on young women at the Montpellier in Peckham - get tickets here
*WATCH** 10pm Sunday 17th March - ill, actually is screening on BBC 4 at 10pm and will be available to stream on iplayer
**SCREENING** 15:30 12th March - ill, actually is screening at the BFI - get tickets here
**SUPPORT** we are currently crowdfunding for BOY MEETS BOY - learn about the project and support here
**WATCH** KIM is now available to watch online via Tall Tales - click here to watch
**SCREENING** 17th June - KIM is screening at High Peak Independent Film Festival in New Mills, Derbyshire
**SCREENING** 17th-19th November KIM is screening at the 2nd Aaretaler Kurzfilmfestival - Münsingen, Switzerland
**WORKSHOP** 10th September - Smartphone filmmaking screening + workshop in collaboration with Eye Want Change at Peckham Free Film Festival
**WORKSHOP** 7-9th July - Hannah is producing a web series workshop at Brainchild Festival
**SCREENING** 6th June & 11th June - KIM is screening at Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2017 - Tokyo, Japan - for details and tickets click here