British documentary director with experience across broadcast, commercial and scripted projects.

After learning the ropes in TV I moved into branded documentaries and commercials, directing and shooting for clients including Nat Geo, VICE and BBC Worldwide. My recent broadcast work includes major shows for NETFLIX, SKY, BBC 3, and CNN. I enjoy building relationships with contributors and colleagues to produce powerful content. Extensive experience with A list talent, negotiating access and working in challenging environments.

Based in London.

🇫🇷 Fluent French 🇪🇸 Conversational Spanish

david@davidhayesfilm.com | +44 (0) 7846 368 373 | 25 D'Arblay Street, W1F 8EJ

"We often talk about making a difference... what this film does is make the idea visible and concrete"

- Omeleto feature (Blood Bikers)

"A fascinating and impeccably balanced investigation"

- Sunday Times 'pick of the week' (Exorcism: The Battle for Young Minds - BBC3)

"An intimate journey"

- National Geographic 'Short Film Showcase' (The Wait)