Penny Woolcock - writer/director

Award winning filmmaker and opera director working across different genres.

 

TV/Film:

Ackley Bridge (The Forge / C4) 1 Day; Tina Goes Shopping, Tina on the Estate; Mischief Night; Mischief Night; The Principles of Lust; Exodus; Shakespeare on the Estate; Macbeth on the Estate

 

Opera:

The Death of Klinghoffer; Doctor Atomic (ENO and Met ); The Pearl Fishers (ENO ; Met ; LA Opera)

 

Documentaries:

Going to the Dogs; One Mile Away; From the Sea to the Land Beyond; On the Streets; The Wet House

 

In development:

Acley Bridge 2 (pre-production)Teenagers (BBC Scotland); The Rapper and the Soprano (Vertigo Films); The Day the Dog Died .

 

Awards:

Prix Italia; RTS Award; Banff Television Award; Broadcast Best Drama; Liberty Human Rights Award; Grierson Trustees Award; Sheffield DocFest Inspiration Award; Edinburgh Festivasl for Best British Film; Women in Film and Television Achievement of the Year Award