Rory is a writer / director, based in London.

In 2019 he was selected as a Film London Lodestar;
 one of the ‘25 brightest upcoming cinematic talents in the capital’,
and was awarded a John Brabourne Award.

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.

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).

He is a member of the BFI NETWORK x BAFTA Crew.
Always open to creative collaboration ~ get in touch ✌ !

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