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His latest film, Sorry We Missed You, looks at the impact of zero-hours contacts on family life.
Here are some more photos of the beautiful sunrise over the North East this morning.
The top two were taken by Joseph Kinghorn at Roker, Sunderland.
And Sarah Thraves took this in Durham.