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Lucy Brydon

About Lucy Brydon

Lucy is a BAFTA-nominated filmmaker and author from Edinburgh, based in London. A graduate in English and Creative Writing from Warwick, Lucy started her career in Shanghai and trained in directing at Columbia University’s MFA in Film Programme. Her visual art works have appeared in shows in Shanghai, New York and London. Her acclaimed debut novel Shanghai Passenger, loosely based on her experiences in Shanghai, was published in 2017 by Blue Mark Books. Her debut feature film as writer/director, Body of Water, premiered at Glasgow Film Festival 2020 and was released by Verve Pictures that year. Lucy was nominated for a BAFTA Scotland for Best Writer for the Screenplay in 2021. Lucy is an Associate Professor in Writing at the Warwick University School of Arts.

Lucy’s notable awards include the Film and TV Charity’s John Brabourne Award. She has also been a recipient of the British Council Research and Development Grant for Literature.

In Development

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • PURSUIT
    • Writer/Creator | Shortlisted for Sundance Institute Writer’s Lab 2011
    • UNTITLED TV DRAMA
    • Gaumont/Off-Grid Productions
    • Co-Writer
    • ENGLISH ANIMALS
    • Red Breast Productions
    • Feature Film | Writer/Director | Produced by Serena Armitage and Pietro Greppi
    • MORNINGSIDE MATA HARIS
    • Screen Scotland/Off Grid Productions
    • Writer/Director

TV

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • ANATOMY OF A SCANDAL (2022)
    • Netflix & Brave Productions
    • Director | Featurette to support series release
    • SEX EDUCATION Series 2
    • Netflix & Bear Jam Productions
    • Director | Content for digital platform
    • O-YEE-O (2009)
    • Vim Films
    • Writer, Associate Producer
    • THE LANE (2009)
    • She&Jul Films
    • Writer

Film

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • THE SKIN WILL SHOW YOU
    • Shy Child Productions
    • Short Film | Writer-Director | Completing in Autumn 2024
    • BODY OF WATER (2020)
    • Film London, with BFI and BBC Films
    • BAFTA SCOTLAND nominee for best Writer, Film London Microwave Scheme
    • THE SPACE IN BETWEEN
    • Shy Child Productions
    • Short Film, Writer-Director
    • BABE
    • Shy Child Productions
    • Short Film. Writer, Director, Producer
    • THE LAST CONVERSATION
    • Shy Child Productions
    • Short Film. Writer, Director, Producer
    • SO IT GOES (2011)
    • Short Film. Writer
    • SHANGHAI BIRDCAGE (2009)
    • Medusa Productions
    • Short Film. Writer.
    • THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF DESIRE (2009)
    • Bright Shadow Films
    • Feature Film. Co-Writer.
    • PAPER CHILDREN (2008)
    • China Venture Films
    • Writer and Assistant Producer