Philip Stevens is an award-winning film and theatre director. Following critically acclaimed tours of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’, ‘Macbeth’ and ‘Romeo and Juliet’, his 2010 Viking short film ‘Northmen’ was nominated for the Polar Film Festival in Scandinavia, The British Society of Cinematographers’ New Cinematography Night, Key Shorts Film Festival and a Royal Television Society award for best short drama.
His short film ‘Greasepaint’ won the 2011 Royal Television Society award for best short drama. More recently, his teaser trailer ‘Humans’ won the Celtx Seeds film award, has been nominated for the Northern Nights Film Festival and is now being developed into a feature. Philip has also produced and directed a series of collaborations with bestselling historical author Giles Kristian, these include the 2011 book trailer and short film campaign for the ‘RAVEN’ trilogy in the UK and the US (Transworld Publishers, Random House), the 2012 book trailer for English Civil War Series ‘The Bleeding Land’ and most recently ‘God of Vengeance’ (2014).
Philip has written and directed two WWII short dramas and accompanying documentaries shot in Lincolnshire, ‘By The Winter Sea’, and ‘Lancaster’, both commissions funded by Lincoln Councils.
He is currently in post production for ‘The Road to Rome’, a television documentary in which he filmed best selling ancient Roman fiction authors Ben Kane, Anthony Riches and Russell Whitfield walking the Appian Way for charity. In the winter of 2014 he goes into production with his first feature film ‘The Wolf and the Swan’ and this summer he is filming in Australia, directing the mini series ‘Banks Endeavour’about the life of botanist and explorer Sir Joseph Banks.
Philip is creative director UK film production companies Red Dog Film and Urban Apache Films.