Ed's debut feature film - that he co-wrote and is due to direct - has been developed with BBC Films and is scheduled to shoot this summer. He was named in the 2017 BBC New Talent Hotlist and is developing a number of film and TV projects, including supernatural TV drama 'MAIDS (previously optioned by Working Title TV).
Ed's critically acclaimed short film THE HIVE (UK Film Council) was nominated for a world Vimeo Award in the 'Best Narrative' category, receiving notable praise from Andrea Arnold (Fish Tank, Wasp) and Brian Percival (Downton Abbey). The film screened at festivals around the world and has had over 30,000 views online. Ed's other shorts have aired on BBC1 and picked up award nominations including Virgin Media Shorts, BAFTA ‘60 Seconds’ and the student RTS Awards.
Working commercially, Ed's expertise in youth culture recently led him to direct an award-winning advert for Cancer Research featuring spoken word artist Suli Breaks. The spot won the "Excellence in Digital Communications" category at the Communiqué Awards and is currently nominated in two categories at The Drum Awards. Ed's also created films for brands including HSBC, The National Lottery, Levi's and Myspace UK, whilst in music, his videos for major record label artists including Frank Turner, Lucy Rose and Shotty Horroh have notched up millions of views online.
In 2013, Ed developed and directed one-woman theatre show INSIDE, including 26 dates at Gilded Balloon as part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The basement kidnap drama received a spate of 4 & 5* reviews, most notably in leading festival publication The Scotsman who said "There can be few more involving or unforgettable character studies in Edinburgh this year… an incredibly powerful and emotional piece."