Josh Appignanesi’s debut feature, Song Of Songs, won awards such as a special Commendation at the Edinburgh Festival and a BIFA nomination. His second feature, The Infidel, is an indie comedy, starring BBC1 comedian Omid Djalili, and Emmy-winners Richard Schiff and Archie Panjabi. Penthouse! and variety show Red Velvet are examples of Josh’s early work, as well as shorts including BBC Talent winner Nine ½ Minutes, and Wellcome Trust funded, BIFA-nommed Ex Memoria. Currently writing an adaptation of Linda Grant’s novel When I Lived In Modern Times, Josh has also just finished drama short Rufus Stone, and is working on various other projects including psychological chiller Honeymoon Safari. Josh teaches at the London Film School, Arista, Script Factory, Film London, and the Met Film School.
|2011 Jury Member|