Lucy Campbell won a Royal Television Society Best Fiction Award for her graduation film in 2011, and in the same year was a finalist in Virgin Media Shorts with The Friend Catcher. Her films have been programmed in multiple UK and international festivals. Originally studying English literature and creative writing, she subsequently trained as a medical doctor, alongside working as an artist and filmmaker. She has four children.
Edinburgh Talent Lab alumni 2017.
Network EIFF 2013
Lucy was mentored by Peter Ettedgui and Kate Leys for Edinburgh International Film Festival's "Network" feature writing programme with science fiction feature PIG CHILD a contemporary Frankenstein story which is now in development with Creative England/BFI (Delaval Film)
Feature drama MONKEYBOY was shortlisted for the SUNDANCE WRITERS' LAB 2018. Developed on ADAPT TO FILM (Creative Skillset/Nottingham Broadway) with Anna Siefert Speck and Caroline Cooper Charles. In development with Delaval Film's Vision Award.
With funding and support from BFI/Creative England/Film London/Film4/British Council and Fox Digital Studios she has written and directed short films:
THE PIG CHILD (2014) - Winner Best Actress, Best Newcomer Cinematography, MARINA & ADRIENNE (2016) - Winner best screenplay Shakespeare's Sister competition, and subsequently commissioned by Film London and British Council. Nominated for Best Director at London Short Film Festival, Winner Best Producer at Underwire). SLIDING (2017) - Underwire Festival (shortlisted, best production design)
Short horrror SQUEAL was commissioned by Film4 for their Halloween season 2016, broadcast on F4 Channel and can be watched on All4 website. Nominated for a Broadcast Digital Award 2017, Official Selection London Short Film Festival, Winner Best Director Women in Horror Film Festival.
Short horror LIPPY was commissioned by Fox Digital Studios/20th Century Fox and co-funded and produced for the Hulu channel for Halloween 2018.
Feature project INSECT was commissioned by and now in development with Fox Digital Studios/20th Century Fox/Hulu 2019 with Lucy Campbell attached as writer/director.
Lucy Campbell is represented by Ikenna Obiekwe at Independent Talent.