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Hugh is an international award-winning producer and director. He has gained a reputation for creating powerful and emotive character-driven, specialist factual television and drama documentaries. 


He tackles big subjects, made accessible through character; whether exploring the underbelly of society or bringing the past to the present, through epic multi-million-pound history series. His films span a range of genres including history, crime, science, religion, travel, music, art and culture. 


Hugh has made films for Netflix, BBC, ITV, Apple TV, Sky, Discovery Plus, National Geographic, History, CH7 [Australia] and CNN. He has extensive experience in directing the public and actors in both dynamic action and complex CGI sequences. 


Known for his visually striking films, Hugh brings an innovative style and cinematic approach. He graduated from the Sydney Film School in 2004 and draws on a breadth of storytelling skills, including writing and directing short films and high-end music videos. He has also created powerful character driven films for brands such as Converse, Nokia and Warner Music. 



Hugh set the style, vision and was the series director for ALEXANDER: The Making of a God, a six-part scripted drama documentary series for Netflix; CHILDREN OF THE CULT for Discovery Plus; THE INVESTIGATOR: A British Crime Story for ITV and AUSTRALIA: The story of Us, for Channel 7 [Aust]. Hugh was both series director and an executive producer on INSIDE THE MANSON CULT: The Lost Tapes. 



Hugh was recently the Creative Director EARTH AT NIGHT IN COLOUR, where he established the editorial scope, the look and tone for a £20 million factual series for Apple TV+.


He has successfully developed, written, and won multi-million-pound television proposals for some of the UK’s leading independent production companies, including Lion Television, Raw, Brook Lapping, Wall to Wall, Muse [Canada] and Nutopia. See part 2.0 of CV. 



Hugh is developing several of his own US and UK factual drama series and films, one of which he is currently pitching to broadcasters, with actor Chris Eccleston and writer Neil McKay attached. 

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