Bart Layton

Bart is a multi-award winning director and producer, known for tackling controversial subject matter and for “challenging documentary convention with unique visual flair”. Bart’s most recent film, The Imposter, described as “a mesmerizing, path-breaking, Tour de Force” (Telegraph), received almost unanimous critical acclaim after premiering at Sundance, won the Grand Jury Prize at Miami, the Golden Eye in Zurich and the Filmmakers’ award at Hotdocs before winning a BAFTA, and being shortlisted for the Oscars. Bart lives in London and is the Creative Director of leading British production company, RAW, where he has been the producer and director of a number of acclaimed documentaries and dramas for British and American television. He is also the creator of numerous long-running cult TV series.

BIFA Nominations

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BIFA Role

2013 Jury Member

Nominated Films