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Gavin Humphries


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Gavin is a BAFTA nominated and Cannes winning producer having worked on projects with the British Film Institute, Google, Film4, Tate Modern and the BBC.

His most recent credits include Deborah Haywood’s Pin Cushion for the BFI & Dignity Film Finance, selected as the Opening Film for Venice Critics’ Week 2017 and premiering in North America at Fantastic Fest. Pin Cushion was nominated for three BIFAS (British Independent Film Awards), including Breakthrough Producer, and shortlisted for the Evening Standard Film Awards.

Other work includes feature documentaries The People Vs George Lucas (SXSW, Edinburgh) and the BBC’s Boy Cheerleaders (Hot Docs, IDFA) as well as several short films – four selected at Sundance, one nominated by the Royal Television Society and three Oscar shortlisted. His British Film Institute and Film4 short, The Curse, won the Best Short Film award at Cannes’ Directors’ Fortnight in 2012.

He’s currently Managing Editor of global online video platform Nowness, working with world-renowned filmmakers, musicians and artists, commissioning over 100 films a year. Based between London and Shanghai with an international audience of over 20million people, Nowness received the Webby Award for Best Cultural Website 2017.

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