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 “Kindness of Strangers” and has included development and production work at Outpost/@Radical Media, including“Brothers Grimm” and “The Infidel”. She went on to set-up her own production company and premiered her first feature film, the critically acclaimed “Island” at the Glasgow International Film Festival.
Most recently she was Head of Film at Creative England overseeing numerous short and feature film development schemes to support regional film-making talent in England. Prior to that she Creatively Produced the ambitious and highly innovative Britvic J2O Campaign working with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and spoken word artist James Massiah to create 20 new pieces of collaborative work and digital marketing films.
Passionate to pass on what she has learnt through her production and directing experience, Brek has run numerous bespoke film education workshops. She was a production executive for seven years for “London Calling” with Film London and the BFI to support outstanding short film-making talent, devising and delivering training and producing over 50 short films.