Duncan Christie is a London based, award-winning di- rector working in com- mercials, music videos andfilm. Hailing from Brighton, Duncan studied film direction at the Arts Institute of Bourne- mouth, where his first spec commercial for Dove won 3 Kodak Awards.
Soon after graduating Duncan was nominated for the D&AD next director award for his film “Power of Play” shot for Chevrolet. Thefilm explores the power of football as a tool to chal- lenge the stigma surrounding HIV in Indonesia.
Since then Duncan has worked internationally with major advertising agencies and brands including Hyundai, Time Out, Voda- fone, SK-11 and most notable Breast Cancer Now, for which he has won multiple awards. Honest, emotive storytelling, powerful performances and a keen visual eye distinguish his work across a range of genres.
Outside of his commercial work, Duncan’s short films have screened at festivals globally. His most recent short “Tom” was funded through Creative England and the BFI’s emerging talent fund and stars renowned actors Alistair Petrie and Clair Holman. Duncan is currently in development on his first featurefilm.
Breast Cancer Now ‚2050‘
London International Awards – Silver Award – Best Direction The Clios – Bronze Award – Best Editing
The A-List Awards Hollywood – Silver Award – Best Performance The A-List Awards Hollywood – Bronze Award – Best Direction The One Show – Merit Award – Best Direction
The APA Top 50 Collection – Winner
The Webby Awards – Winner – Best Editing
British Arrows – Shortlisted – Best Performance
British Arrows – Shortlisted – Best Public Service Commercial Cannes Lions – Shortlisted – Best Direction
Video Of The Day – Winner
David Reviews Pick Of The Day
Psoriasis ‚The Inside Story‘
The Clios – Bronze Award – Best Direction
The Clios – Bronze Award – Best Cinematography Epica Awards – Bronze Winner
IPA Awards – Bronze Winner – Best Film Campaign
‚Tom‘ Short Film Festival Include
Marbella Film Festival Official Selection
River Run International Film Festival Official Selection Cambridge Film Festival Official Selection
London Short Film Festival Selection