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Helen Lyons-Curran is a multi-award winning filmmaker from the UK. Her appreciation of film developed at an early age with a near obsession for films such as Carole Reed’s Oliver! (1968), Rocky (1976), and Back to the Future (1985). Over the past several years Helen has developed her skills working in various areas of production.


She earned her First Class BA Honours in Film and TV Production at The Manchester Film School, where she trained in single camera drama. Here, she produced multiple short films including the award winning student drama It’s a Metaphor (2013), as well as Got to Let Go (2013), the official music video for Britain’s Got Talent winner Jai McDowall.


As an indie director Helen consistently delivers work of high production value, strong performances, and gripping plots. Delicacy (2014), Helen's Macabre WWII short won the 2014 ROYAL TELEVISION SOCIETY North West's Best Student Drama and Best Cinematography at The US HOLLYWOOD INTERNATIONAL Film Festival 2015. It then went on to tour the UK & US festival circuit, achieving five more awards, and nine nominations; being recognised for direction, performance, and art & design.



"Judges agreed that the film had amazing sound and lighting, and one of them

said that at times it felt like a Hollywood movie".

- Royal Television Society judges.





Helen's latest film, Ends Meat, is set for a summer 2018 release. The film encompasses Brit-Grit, Horror-Noir, and Black Comedy, and tells the tale of a taxi driver with a wicked secret.


With a great passion for narrative stories, Helen is developing a feature film screenplay of her own, as well as collaborating with Ends Meat screenwriter Kris Heys on a feature project.


As a freelance editor, Helen's credits range from promos and low-end commercials to short fiction and documentary TV. Her editing portfolio can be viewed here.


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