About

HELEN LYONS-CURRAN

AWARD WINNING INDEPENDENT FILMMAKER

ABOUT 

Up next is the lgbtq drama 'Maspolomas', written by Ends Meat screenwriter Kris Heys, and Sci-Fi short 'Freaky Furlock', written by Christian Cosgriff will be shooting later this year. Helen has various projects lined up beyond these; 'Hebe', a darkly comic tale of modern dating and 'Growth', a bleak horror film about an agoraphobic woman's struggle to escape her home. She is also developing a feature screenplay for a dramatic female-led western. 


Helen earned her First Class BA Honours Degree in Film and TV Production from The Manchester Film School, where she trained in single camera drama. Currently, Helen is studying for her PGCE in film and media production and teaches the independent film pathway at The Manchester Film School. 


As an editor, Helen has credits in promos, documentary TV and narrative film. 


As well as making films, Helen is also the festival director for the Starburst International Film Festival. The event, an extension of the long running cult film and TV magazine, Starburst, continues to support and promote independent horror, sci-fi, fantasy and cult film.


To contact Helen regarding work:

m: (uk) +44 75 32232421 e: helenlyonscurran@gmail.com.

Helen Lyons-Curran is a multi-award winning filmmaker known for producing work of high production value, strong performances and gripping plots.


Her appreciation of film developed at an early age with a near obsession for films such as Carole Reed’s Oliver! (1968) and Rocky (1976)


Delicacy (2014), Helen's Macabre WWII short won the 2014 ROYAL TELEVISION SOCIETY North West's Best Student Drama. The film then went on to win Best Cinematography at The US HOLLYWOOD INTERNATIONAL Film Festival as well as achieving five more awards, and nine nominations; being recognised for direction, performance and art & design. 


After premiering as part of 2018's GRIMMFEST, ENDS MEAT, has now wrapped up on the film festival circuit and is making it's way to Amazon Prime Video. Helen is now in development with writer Kris Heys on a feature length ENDS MEAT. The film will tell a new tale set within the same the universe. 


Gritty drama 'Choke' is currently playing on the film festival circuit.




 



©Helen Lyons-Curran 2020