Duncan Cowles is a BAFTA Scotland Award winning documentary filmmaker whose short films The Lady with the Lamp, Soft Toffee, Radio Silence, Directed by Tweedie & Isabella have been selected for various film festivals at home and internationally winning a selection of awards, and gaining thousands of online views.
Duncan has founded his own production company Relative Films Ltd and is currently working on his first feature film with development support from the BFI & Creative Scotland.
In addition to his key work Duncan has worked on commercial photography projects such as weddings, graduations and portraits, and directed and edited videos for clients such as Toys R Us UK, Graham’s Dairy, The Filmhouse, QueryClick, IQ Chocolate, Uniform Dating, YourGP, TeamSky, Refugee Survival Trust, Code-Clan, Media Gang, Africa in Motion, Deep Casing Tools, R&A, QAA, Declaration, Mental Health Foundation, Scottish Care and more...
WINNER - BAFTA Scotland Award 2016: Best Short Film
WINNER – Best UK Short Film 19-25 – BFI Future Film Festival, February 2016
WINNER – BFI RAW Award 2016
WINNER - Scottish Short Film Jury Award - Glasgow Short Film Festival 2016
WINNER - Scottish Short Film Jury Award - Glasgow Short Film Festival 2015
WINNER - Hamburg Short Film Festival - Audience Award, NoBudget Competition 2016
NOMINATED - BAFTA Scotland New Talent 2014: Best Factual
NOMINATED - London Critics Circle Award - Best British/Irish Short Film 2017
NOMINATED - London Critics Circle Award - Best British/Irish Short Film 2016
NOMINATED - Royal Television Society Scotland Student Best Factual 2013
NOMINATED - Channel 4 Award for Innovation in Storytelling 2015
duncancowles.com - Main Website
relfilm.com - Production Company
@DuncanCowles - Twitter
Watch his films on Vimeo: http://Vimeo.com/duncancowles