Brian Hill, Director
Born in Rochdale, UK, Brian Hill is an award-winning filmmaker and managing director of Century Films, one of the UK’s most highly regarded independent production companies. Hill has made more than 60 films for the BBC, Channel 4, and ITV, many of which have won awards from the British Academy of Film and Television and the Royal Television Society, including his landmark films with poet Simon Armitage which saw the development of a new form – the documentary musical. One of them, Songbirds, set in a women’s prison, was selected for the Sundance Film Festival.
Hill has also made drama for television (Consent, Falling Apart) including a series called True Voice of... featuring real stories delivered as monologues by some of Britain’s finest actors. Hill has extended his repertoire of feature-length documentaries — his most recent, Climate of Change, took him all over the world in search of individuals and small communities who are fighting the onset of global warming.
Katie Bailiff, Producer
Katie Bailiff is co-director and head of programs at the independent production company Century Films. Century Films specializes in high-quality, visually distinctive documentaries and dramas for all UK broadcasters.