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Eva Riley

Director, Writer


Hannah Boulton

Ian Benson

Eva is a Scottish writer-director and has just been named a Screen Star of tomorrow 2016.She graduated from the National Film and Television School in 2015 with an MA in Directing Fiction.

Before coming to the NFTS her film ‘Sweetheart’ was one of two projects selected by Creative Scotland to be produced through the Digicult Incubator scheme – which went on to screen at festivals internationally. The following year she was funded by Ideastap to write and direct ‘Joyride’ which went on to be nominated for best film at the Bafta New Talent Awards. In 2015, her graduating short film ‘Patriot’ was selected for the official short film competition at Cannes.

On graduating from NFTS, she won the BBC Films Greenlight Scheme and has just locked on her film DIAGNOSIS starring Charlotte Spencer.

She currently has two features in development and is passionate about creating bold and atmospheric dramas, which often tackle challenging subject matter.


THE CIRCLE (The Bureau) Current

PERFECT TEN (iFeatures) Current

DIAGNOSIS (BBC Films, Greenlight scheme) Current

Official Selection: Cannes Film Festival 2015



JOYRIDE (Blue Iris Films, funded by Ideastap) 2013
Nominated: BAFTA New Talent Awards
International Premier: Edinburgh International Film Festival
Official Selection: Leeds Film Festival, Cork Film Festival

SWEETHEART (Digicult, funded by Creative Scotland) 2011
Official Selection: Slamdance Film Festival, Underwire Film Festival, Dresden Film Festival, Message to Man Film Festival

Call Hannah to discuss Eva or other Directors & Writers

+44 (0) 207 727 1346

Call Ian to discuss Eva or other Directors & Writers

+44 (0)20 7727 1346