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Tessa Hoffe

Director, Writer

Agent

Nicola Biltoo

Television

Zero Chill
Lime Pictures/Netflix
5 x 30” Season One
2020

Ted Lasso
Apple TV/Doozer Productions
Pick up Director Main Unit and 2nd unit Director Season One
2020

Wayne
YouTube Premium and Endeavor Content.
2 x 30” Season One
2019

Youth and Consequences
YouTube Premium and Mark Gordon Company
2 x 30” Season One
2018
EMMY NOMINATED 2019 – Best Digital Drama

Hollyoaks
Lime Picture/C4
Returning Director.
Nominated for BAFTA and the British Soap Awards 2018 (WON Best Actor, Nominated Best Scene)

Coronation Street          
ITV’s long running, highest rating and BAFTA winning drama.
Returning Director.

Emmerdale
ITV
Returning Director

In the City
Lime Picture/C4
Spin off series of Hollyoaks, Written and Produced by Darran Little
2 x 60” Episodes

Worlds End
BBC                       
10 x 15” Teen Sci-Fi Drama.

Rockets Island
BBC/Lime Pictures
5 x 30” Children’s Drama
BAFTA NOMINATED FOR BEST CHILDRENS DRAMA 2014

House of Anubis
Nickelodeon/Lime Pictures         
10 x 15” Children’s Drama
VOTED BEST UK SHOW AT KIDS CHOICE AWARDS USA

Grange Hill
Lime Pictures/BBC
5 x 30” Children’s Drama

Shortland Street             
TVNZ long running continuing drama.
Tessa directed over 30 episodes of the New Zealand medical serial drama.

Film

Salvage 2020
Writer/Director
Feature Film Early development funding BFI.

Majority 2020
Writer/Director
BFI Network funded short film. World premiere Krakow SFF 2020 (Oscar, BAFTA and European Film Award affiliated festival).

Spinosaurus 2017
Writer/Director and Producer
Short fiction film (Scotland)
Spinosaurus has been picked up for Theatrical Distribution and Sales with Kurzfilmagentur. World Premiere Palm Springs Film Festival 2017, Encounters (UK) Jinzhen (China), Rhode Island (US), WINNER BEST DRAMA The Smalls (UK), This is England (France), Nominated Best Producer and Best Director at Underwire (UK), San Jose (US), Sulmona (Italy), Cork (Ireland), Sydney Independent FF (Australia) WINNER BEST DRAMA Canada Shorts, WINNER BEST DIRECTOR Redline IFF (Canada), WINNER BEST WOMEN IN FILM Bolton International Film Festival, BEST FEMALE FILMMAKER Undependence International Film Festival Edinburgh, Fargo IFF (US), San Jose IFF (US), Womens Film Festival (US), Oxford IFF, London Short Film Festival (UK), BEST BRITISH DRAMA Discover Film Awards (UK), BEST PERFORMANCE and BEST DRAMA Brooklyn Women’s Film Festival (US), Emden Nordenay (Germany), Dresden SFF (Germany), WINNER Bluecat Short Film Festival (US), High Peak ISFF, Dawson City SFF (Canada).

Siete Dias
Producer/Director
Short documentary (Cuba)
Selected for Competition Docuwest International Film Festival US, Asthetica International Documentary Festival UK. International Short Film Competition Roberto Di Chiara – Argentina.

Street Talk
Writer/Director/Producer
Short fiction film (New Zealand)
Finalist Drifting Clouds Short Film Festival. Finalist ‘Best Film’ Screenworks International Film Festival, Sydney.

Group Therapy
Writer/Director
Short fiction film (New Zealand)
Group Therapy’ had a theatrical release in France and was bought for broadcast by Canal+.
‘Group Therapy’ won Best Actress (Ginette McDonald), Best Actor (Jed Brophy) and Best Screenplay (Tessa Hoffe) at the Drifting Clouds Short Film Festival. Group Therapy was selected in competition for Dublin International Film Festival.

The Collector
Writer/Director
Short fiction film (New Zealand)
‘The Collector’ was selected for the prestigious Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival, British Short Film Festival, Santiago International Film Festival, Kiev International Film Festival and Edinburgh’s Death by Dawn Festival ‘The Collector’ was bought for broadcast by Canal+ and Tele Piu (Italy). ‘The Collector’ was also bought for broadcast in UK.

Barbara Ann and Travis
Writer/Director
Short fiction film New York/USA
Barbara Ann and Travis screened at the Tribeca Film Centre in New York and was in competition at the Canterbury Short Film Festival.

Call Nicola to discuss Tessa or other Directors & Writers

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