About Me

Rebecca Brand is a London-based documentary filmmaker. She has made a number of short films which have played at festivals around the globe and her debut feature, Credible Likeable Superstar Role Model – featuring performance artist and activist Bryony Kimmings – won the Audience Award at the London Feminist Film Festival. She loves making films about captivating characters who are on a mission and her work is mainly concerned with gender, identity, activism and family.

Rebecca has also directed and edited a range of commercial and charity short documentary projects, with clients including World Book Day, Southbank Centre, The Female Lead and Cosmopolitan UK. She is passionate about diversity and inclusion and previously worked as Head of Communications for Women in Film and Television UK. She keeps involved with the organisation as a member and freelance contributor.

In 2014 she won the Fast Track to Features Pitch at Sheffield Doc/Fest and is a Bafta Crew x BFI Network participant.

Additional industry experience

Rebecca has programmed shorts for festivals and previously produced and hosted a quarterly short film series in London called Show Us Your Shorts. She has also been a jury member for a number of short film awards, including Sundance London and Birds Eye View, and was a member of the advisory board for the Underwire Film Festival for seven years.

She has taught at the University of Hertfordshire and Central Film School as a Visiting Lecturer on the subjects of Documentary FIlm Production and Crowdfunding, and participated in Q+As at other academic institutions and events discussing her work, including at the 2017 Trailblazing Women On and Off Screen Conference at the University of Greenwich.

Rebecca has also guest blogged for feminist and film websites, including Guardian Women in Leadership and Indiewire’s Women and Hollywood.

You can contact Rebecca here.

Commercial and charity clients have included: