Rory is a writer / director.

In 2019 he was celebrated as a Film London Lodestar,
 one of the 25 brightest upcoming cinematic talents in the capital.
He is a BFI NETWORK x BAFTA Crew member.

Rory’s first feature film “AMRIT” is currently in development with
the BFI, BBC FilmsCreative England as part of their
emerging talent programme, iFeatures.

His latest independent short film BELONGING” (2019)
was part of the Official Selection at the
Edinburgh International Film Festival,
Cork Film Festival & British Shorts Berlin, 2019.

His first budgeted short VARKEN” (2017)
premiered internationally at Academy / BAFTA festivals
and was featured as one of Aesthetica’s all time favourite shorts.

In 2016 he co-wrote and shot the 8mm short “JAMELLA” 
which won first prize at the Straight 8 Industry Competition,
and starred Jamie Demetriou (STATH LETS FLATS).

In 2018 he was assistant to Paul King (PADDINGTON)
and he has been mentored by Sally Potter (ORLANDO)
and Camera D’Or winner Anthony Chen (ILO ILO).

Always open to creative collaboration ~ get in touch ✌ !

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