A bit about Brek

Fascinated by imaginative storytelling, Brek Taylor has directed and produced for over fifteen years in theatre, television and film. She has worked for the BBC, C4, British Council, Film London, Creative England and European Capital of Culture. Brek’s feature film experience started in the S16mm cutting room of veteran film director Tony Palmer on the
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Elsie, Prince of Denmark

Most recently Brek directed “Elsie, Prince of Denmark” an inspiring and funny coming of age film, exploring death, destiny and Shakespeare. Written by the brilliant Julie Mayhew and produced by the fabulous Caroline Milsom and Jayne Trotman. The film stars Lily Dodsworth-Evans and Sally Phillips together with 45 young people from Peterborough where the story
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Britvic J2O

She is proud to have been the creative producer of the J2O campaign for Britvic with Partizan production company for Digital Marketing Agency Think. She devised collaborative techniques to explore and encourage new work between the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and spoken word artist James Masssiah to ensure an authentic and rich “blend” of art forms
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My Moscow Miseducation

Brek is currently developing two new feature films including the retro rom-com “My Moscow Miseducation” developed with support from the BFI, produced by Rooks Nest Entertainment. “My Moscow Miseducation” is an adaptation of Amy Spurling’s brilliant “My Soviet Kitchen”. Set in Moscow 1994. Super-bright (if over dedicated) British PhD student IVY STONE wakes up with
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Short Film Fund

Passionate to pass on what she has learned through her production experience, Brek has worked for the last ten years as an Executive Producer for “London Calling” working with Film London and the BFI to support outstanding short film-making talent. Brek ran the scheme in north London, devising and delivering training, mentoring and producing, before
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KIPPERS & Harrowbarrow

Brek is currently developing two new feature films with award winning writer Lou Gerring; “KIPPERS” a stylish family farce and “Harrowbarrow” a rural carry-on. Different in genre and tone to her earlier feature films, Brek is keen to develop her range with imaginative commercial family films, seldom made here in the UK currently. KIPPERS (Kids
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Island

One of Brek’s career highlights has been premiering her first feature film “Island” starring Janet McTeer and Colin Morgan at the Glasgow International Film Festival. The film was distributed by Soda Pictures and sold internationally to Anderson Digital in 2014. Brek worked as script editor with writer Elizabeth Mitchell and together they co-directed and co-produced
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Mash Up

Brek has devised an effective and playful methodology to aid effective collaboration and produce high quality creative material in her own work. After being approached by Theatre Producer Bridget Floyer she agreed to develop these techniques with a selection of artists and experts together with support from The Albany, Deptford and the Arts Council. “It’s
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Tree of Light

Brek was asked to create a series of workshops and films for the “Tree of Light”; a Cultural Olympiad national project that exploring public perception of trees. She collaborated with a tree surgeon by climbing into the trees with cameras to show the public what a tree sees, giving talks and making films from 30ft
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International 24-hour Shakespeare Festival

Working as a creative producer, Brek produced the biggest ever international theatre and online youth performance of Shakespeare. Beginning in New Zealand on 23rd April 2008 and ending 24 hours later in Hawaii, 60 youth groups performed plays at 7pm local time to celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday. The 24 hour performance was produced for the Shakespeare Schools
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