Kieran Bourne

Kieran Bourne is a versatile Freelance Filmmaker, Director and Screenwriter.

As a director he's completed nine genre-spanning short films including the controversial multi-award nominated 'Say Your Name'; the engrossing comedy/drama 'Those of Us' and silent comedy 'She's Just a Girl and So Am I', all of which are currently doing the festival circuit in 2019.

2018 saw him direct three episodes of the flat share based comedy web series 'Just Saying'(Best Web Series nominee at Unrestricted View Film Festival). His adaptability has seen him now make the move toward directing commercials and music videos.

He served as screenwriter for the Film London Microwave shortlisted thriller 'Beneath the Mind'. Over the years he has developed treatments and screenplays with a range of filmmakers including Hollywood Stunt-Coordinator Marcus Shakesheff (Wonder Woman, Batman: Arkham Asylum), David Newton (Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Game of Thrones) and award-winning director Ella Bennett (Last Leg, Dust).

Mentored by screenwriter Brock Norman Brock (Bronson, Yardie), Kieran became a full member of the Writers' Guild of Great Britain in recognition of his screenwriting work for feature film and television.

Continuing both as a collaborative screenwriter and a freelance director, Kieran demonstrates the dedication and commitment that has allowed him to be effective across a variety of disciplines.

South East


Sigh of the SeaWriter (Feature)
Banana Skin Films/Foot in the Door Films

Black TypeWriter (Feature)
Thirdwave Films Ltd

Beneath the Mind Writer (Feature)
Microwave with Film London/BBC Films/BFI/Ozone Productions
Film London Microwave Shortlist 2016
 Junior Entertainment Talent Slate 2017 - Winner

Arthur & Clara Writer/Director (Feature)
Final Draft Big Break Contest Quarter Finalist 2016


Say Your Name Writer/Director (Short Film)
ItsOriane Ltd
Selected for Oniros Film Awards 2019 - Nominated for Best Short Film
Selected for Unrestricted View Film Festival 2019 - Nominated for Best Director

Those of UsWriter/Director (Short Film)
Urban Crane Films

She’s Just a Girl and So Am IWriter/Director (Feature)
FITA Films

I Love You - Kam Singh Director (Music Video)
Urban Crane Films

Just Saying…Co-Writer/Director - 3 Episodes (Web Series)
ItsOriane Ltd
Selected for LA Cinefest 2019
Selected for Unrestricted View Film Festival 2019 - Nominated for Best Web Series

Soft HandsWriter (Short Film)
DJK Films

Recollections: August, 1957Writer/Director (Short Film)
FITA Films

The WifeWriter/Director (Short Film)
Filmbourne/Ozone Productions

…and counting Writer/Director (Short Film)

The Pale Cast of Thought Writer/Director (Short Film)

William Shakespeare’s Venus & Adonis Writer (Short Film)
Lui Films
Short Film Corner at Cannes Film Festival 2015

Free in the Afternoon Writer/Director (Short Film)
XXI Productions
Short Film Corner at Cannes Film Festival 2015


(Feature Film)
Adapted from the Manga by Masamune Shirow

(Feature Film)

Skinny Jeans
(TV Series)

Why Russia?
(Feature Film)

Early Retirement
(TV Series)

Bar Staff
(TV Series)

Flexible Shifts
(Feature Film)

The House and Mind of Norah French
(Feature Film)

(Feature Film)

(Feature Film)

Death Note
(TV Series)

Film, Online writing, Television, Theatre