Antonia Campbell-Hughes

Antonia
has already made quite an impact in a relatively short career
highlighted by Screen International this year featuring her as a
‘Star of Tomorrow’. Prior to this in 2012 Antonia was named one
of the prestigious Berlinale Shooting Stars.



Antonia
has most recently finished filming latest project Split
in New York, directed by Deborah
Kampmeier. She will next be seen in Ridley Scott’s The
Vatican
,
starring alongside Anna Friel and Matthew Goode. Antonia will also be seen starring as ‘Jamie’ in Hinterland
alongside Matt Berry and Eva Birthistle and as ‘Claire’ in The
Canal
,
alongside Rupert Evans and Steve Oram. 
She was more recently seen in Kelly
& Victor,
based
on Niall Griffith’s novel of the same title. Earlier this year
saw Antonia star as ‘Natascha Kampusch’ alongside Thure
Lindhardt in the gritty 3096
Days.
Last
year saw Antonia starring as ‘Alice’ in Lotus
Eaters
, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival to unanimous acclaim.
She also played the lead role of ‘Arlene Kelly’ in the thriller
The
Other Side of Sleep

directed by Rebecca Daly which premiered at last year’s Cannes Film
Festival as a part of the prestigious Directors’ Fortnight. In addition
to her screen time in Albert
Nobbs

opposite Glenn Close, Antonia plays the lead role of ‘Shelley’ in
Storage
24

opposite
Noel Clarke and Laura Haddock.
In
2009, Antonia’s supporting role in Jane Campion’s Palme D’Or,
BAFTA and Oscar nominated feature
Bright
Star
saw
her win rave reviews for her performance alongside Ben Whishaw and
Abbie Cornish. She also featured in Brendan Grant’s Tonight
is cancelled
and
as ‘Lucia Joyce’ and she played the lead role of ‘Angel’ in
Alex Orwell’s The
Task
.
Her short film credits include Anthony Wilcox’s Hello
Carter
with
Dominic Cooper and Bella Freud’s 2011 campaign short film directed by
Martina Amati.




For
television, Antonia is perhaps best known for her lead role of ‘Sam’
alongside Jack Dee in the award-winning BBC comedy series Lead
Balloon
.
She was also to be seen in When
Harvey Met Bob
,
a film for BBC television telling the story of when Bob Geldof met
Harvey Goldsmith. In the ongoing series ‘Bluebell
Welch’
for
MTV, she plays the title role of the music fan and MTV presenter.
She
also portrayed the character of ‘Abigail’ in the Jennifer
Saunders series The
Life and Times of Vivienne Vyle
which
earned her critical acclaim. Her other television credits include
Channel 4’s Scapegoat,
as well as
Damage
for RTE
which was
nominated for 3 awards at the Irish Film and Television Awards. She
has also been seen in the BAFTA nominated Delta
Forever
(BBC),
Free
Agents
(Channel
4), and
Music’s biggest fan
(MTV).





On
stage Antonia played in The
Lion’s Mouth/Rough Cuts
at
the Royal Court theatre and in Roberto
Zucco

directed by Jimmy Fay at the Project theatre in Dublin.

BIFA Role

2013 Jury Member