The work of award-winning feature film, commercials, music video and television director Phil Hawkins
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    The Philm Company is a feature film production company set up by Phil Hawkins in order to develop a slate of productions for development and production. The Philm Company has produced multiple award-winning shorts and features including The Women of Troy, The Flying Lesson, Being Sold and, most recently, The Last Showing, a psychological thriller starring Robert Englund (Freddy Kreuger).

    The slate also includes:

    Baptism | Action Thriller based on the novel by Max Kinnings due to be produced in 2014
    Killing The Shadows | Crime Thriller based on the best selling novel by Val McDermid (Wire In The Blood)

    For more information on these projects and the script submission policy visit The Philm Company website

  • About...

    Phil Hawkins is one of those weird, driven souls who directed his first short film when he was 13. Since that time, he has continued making shorts and promos regularly. It was through the experience of writing, directing and editing his own films, that he has honed his skills as a filmmaker. His early passion for the theatre provided an invaluable insight into writing, working with and directing actors.

    After writing and directing a short film for the BBC, Phil fell into the commercials industry. He worked his way up the ladder from Runner (he still makes a mean cup of tea) to VT Op, Camera Assistant, 3rd Assistant Director, 1st AD and then Director. His first commercial won a Roses Advertising Award and his work has since won over ten advertising awards. He works for numerous advertising agencies and production companies across the world.

    His first feature THE WOMEN OF TROY won Best Director at the New York Independent Film Festival and is on sale internationally on DVD. Philip Pullman's THE BUTTERFLY TATTOO was Phil's 2nd feature and won him another award for Best Director at the same festival as well as Best Adaptation The film also went onto win Best Film at multiple international festivals and had a limited theatrical release in the US and UK. The film is now on sale in many countries around the world on DVD. His third film BEING SOLD won Best Film at the London Independent Film Festival a comedy/drama feature shot innovatively in just two days and stars a host of known actors and comedians. He also co-produced the film.

    Phil was also the only filmmaker from the UK to appear on Fox/Dreamworks reality television show "On The Lot" for filmmakers. He was personally selected by Steven Spielberg to appear on the show after watching his short film 'Commandeered'.

    In 2012 Phil launched The Philm Company, a features production company. The company was set up to develop and produce a slate of film projects by new and established writers.

    Under The Philm Company banner, Phil wrote, produced and directed the psychological thriller THE LAST SHOWING which was bought by Sony Pictures and will have a UK cinema release August 2014. The film stars Robert Englund (Freddy Krueger), Finn Jones (GAME OF THRONES) and Keith Allen (TRAINSPOTTING). He has also completed the ambitious short film THE FLYING LESSON featuring aerial stunts in a WWII biplane and A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A BATHROOM MIRROR starring Tim McInnerny (Blackadder, Notting Hill).

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    Los Angeles | Casta Diva Pictures | +1 213 232 2142 | Email

    New York | Casta Diva Pictures | +1 917 568 7419 | Email

    Amsterdam/Middle East | MVT TV | +31 623 38 70 31 | Email

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