Ted Evans is a writer-director, editor and self-shooting filmmaker based in London, where his production company Defeye Films, produces films to a wide range of clients. Starting his career at a small production company, Ted progressed from researcher to AP/Director at the BBC and in 2012 he co-wrote and directed two films for the Paralympic Opening Ceremony - Look Up and Bird Gherl. Ted received international and critical acclaim for his award-winning shorts, 'The End' and 'RETREAT', which is currently being developed into a feature, through Creative England’s low-budget filmmaking initiative iFeatures. In 2018 Ted was selected as part of Creative England's CE50 (read about it here) and his most recent short film 'To Know Him' was nominated for Best Short Film at BIFA (2018). Ted is currently in prep for RETREAT which will go into production soon.
Photographs by Becky Bailey © 2021