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Kieran Bourne

Director, Writer
Agent: Helen Mumby

Kieran Bourne is an independent Director of Film, TV and Theatre. He has directed numerous award-winning works including Call It a Day which won the Best Dramedy Award at the BNM Web Fest 2020, Say Your Name which received Best Director and Best Actress nominations at the Unrestricted View Film Festival 2019; the Bute Street Film & Art Festival 2020 Best Film Winner Those of Us and the Oniros Best Silent Film Award winner She’s Just a Girl and So Am I. Poles is the latest short film written and directed by Kieran, which received a Best Sound nomination at the BAFTA Qualifying Underwire Film Festival 2022 and has already picked up awards for Best Actress, Best Cinematography and an Honourable Mention for Best Director at other notable festivals.

As a writer Kieran worked on the Oscar and BAFTA Qualifying I Am Pilate starring Shaun Scott and directed by Femi Oyeniran; LGBTQ drama Soft Hands which won Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor at the Fusion International Film Festival 2020; I Am Mary directed by Sheila Nortley and the Film London Microwave shortlisted feature film Beneath the Mind.

He has been part of the Casualty Directors' Scheme; shortlisted for the Original Voices writers scheme on Emmerdale and served as a Performance Arts Lecturer on Acting and Film at the Bucks New University and delivered a Masterclass on Directing Actors at Edge Hill University.

He made his theatre directing debut in 2022 with a new version of Uncle Vanya which ran for two weeks at the Old Red Lion Theatre.