BBC Fresh: Profiles
Profiles of BBC Fresh film-makers, as well directors, producers and other top industry experts.
Nada Abdulla is a PhD student in visual anthropology and specialises in making ethnographic films.
Aneel Ahmad is a self-taught film-maker who started out by making low budget films featuring his friends.
Student film-maker Ibrahim Ahmed talks about what inspired him to make his documentary short Khat.
Film-maker Alex Ash explains why he focused on boxing for his BBC Fresh submission.
Kirsty Ashton MBE
Kirsty Ashton discusses how she plans to raise awareness of neurofibromatosis.
Documentary maker Fran Baker talks about how her career in television began.
James Barnes' interest in mountain biking inspired him to make his film Above All Heights.
Albert Bonet talks about his Catalan identity and what inspired his two short films.
Film-maker Dee Boyle talks about interviewing Sir Ian McKellen and capturing the FoylePride parade.
Ollie Bradley-Baker and Max Tillotson Home
Ollie Bradley-Baker and Max Tillotson Home were keen to highlight their passion for windsurfing in their BBC Fresh film.
Jaha Browne tells how an inspirational teacher on her university course motivated her to start filming documentaries.
Zoe Callan has produced and directed a number of documentary films for the BBC and Channel 4.
Ed Chappell created a film about a young circus perfomer and his fire poi skills.
Shanshan Chen made a film about a Chinese engineering student who is defying traditional gender roles.
Philip Coleman made a highly personal film about his own experiences with anxiety attacks.
Joelle David wants to make a series of videos under the Hidden Talents banner.
John Evans' observational film looks at the issue of domestic violence from the perspective of victims and support workers.
Hayley Dean and Jo Gill
Film-makers Hayley Dean and Jo Gill gave their contributor Jack a strong voice within their film.
Student film-maker Amy Eglen thinks cosplay needs more appreciation that it gets - and aimed to recify that by making a film about it.
Amee Fairbank made a film about women succeeding in male-dominated industries.
Film-maker Robin Fearon has had two films on very different subjects showcased on BBC Fresh.
Joe Fellows chose to make a film focusing on his brother, whose childhood fall from a sycamore inspired a life in the trees.
Kris Forrest and Chris Seager
Kris Forrest and Chris Seager embraced the challenge of constructing a strong narrative for their documentary Peaks of Life.
Fox Fisher and Lewis Hancox
Fox Fisher and Lewis Hancox describe their film project which was set up to record the experiences and perspectives of gender variance.
Milan Gosai talks about how he manages to balance university with film-making activities and managing his own creative team.
Film-maker Liliana Grzybowska explains how the spirit of the Olympics inspired her film Frank.
George Haydock, Matthew Rowlands and Alex Mannion-Jones
George Haydock, Matthew Rowlands and Alex Mannion-Jones collaborated on the haunting film Concrete Sleep as part of a university project.
Film-maker Jacob Harbord says a fascination with the circus lifestyle inspired his film Send in the Clown.
Traveller and film-maker Graham Hughes discusses how he started making films by performing and filming comedy at university.
Tyrell Jeremiah explains why he is interested in how style and fashion can help define us.
Aspiring actress Jade-Marie Joseph tells how she wanted to present the positive face of youth culture.
Matthew Kay tells BBC Fresh how he hopes his documentaries will bring about positive change.
Michael Koranteng says he's keen to give an alternative view of young people.
Alessandro Leonardi explains how his own experiences as a young foreigner living in London inspired his film.
Gary Marshall submitted a film that explores a young farmer's personal experiences of rural Britain.
Young film-maker Beth Macaulay submitted a film about a teenager's online fashion channel.
Film-maker James McKenzie-Blyth made a film that was an attempt to demystify the roots of dubstep music.
Monét Morgan talks about the inspiration behind her film Growing Up and Out of Space.
Filmmaker Siji Osibo wants to give a strong voice to young people.
Deborah Osunsami explains how she is trying to inspire young people to make the most of their time at university.
Geej Ower and Simon Oxley
Geej Ower and Simon Oxley, the director and producer of the film Know Hope, discuss their inspiration.
Robert Page talks about how he was inspired to make a film about his parents' life together.
Sophie Piggott describes how making films with her family inspired her to study film at university.
Ryan Ralph made a film about a Bollywood dance group in Belfast.
Pippa Riddick describes what influences her film-making and how she chooses her subjects.
Malik Roberts made a film about body image.
Shekeila Scarlett explains how the streets and open spaces of Hackney inspired her.
Max Steyger's film follows a student march in Manchester.
Ruby Thompson is co-director of Hide and Tweet, a film about Islamophobia that's spread anonymously via social networks.
Ben Williams made a film about breakdancing because he was interested in the culture that surrounds the art form.
Vanessa Wilson talks to BBC Fresh about her film, which follows the work of the Just For Women Centre in County Durham helping local women gain new skills.
Jude Winstanley is a freelance television production manager, who has written a guide to managing your production for BBC Fresh.
Meghan Young talks about how a youth volunteer programme inspired her film Just, which explores gender and sexual identity.