Menhaj Huda spent the first 5 years of his directing career in music and youth programming for Channel 4, at the same time directing music videos and commercials through his own company. His first short film Jump Boy (1998) for Film Four launched his career in film and drama. After directing Tube Tales (1999) for SKY Pictures, he went on to direct prime time TV Dramas for BBC, ITV and Channel 4, including Queer As Folk 2, Murphy’s Law and Blue Murder while developing feature films. Kidulthood (2006) was his first feature which he directed and co-produced through his company Stealth Films. He won The Douglas Hickox Award at the British Independent Film Awards 2006, for Best Debut Director.
|2007 Jury Member|