Amy Coop

Director / writer

Represented by

Andrew Mills

2021 saw Amy directing the closing five episodes of the new ‘sci fi for kids’ drama SILVERPOINT (Zodiak) for transmission in 2022. Since being chosen for the BBC Drama Director scheme in 2018, Amy has gone on to direct 11 episodes of DOCTORS for BBC1 and 14 episodes of HOLLYOAKS for Lime / Channel 4. She is developing several features, ranging from a stylish, intimate biopic of Vivien Leigh to a terrifying Supernatural Horror/Thriller set in the wilds of Bodmin Moor. She has recently written-to-direct a darkly comic LGBTQ+ positive YA Fantasy series which is in development. Her BFI / Creative England funded short THE TREEHOUSE (2014) played at over 40 International Festivals, winning 13 awards, and her most recent short ANNABEL LEE, a stunning gothic love story based on the poem by Edgar Allen Poe has won 14 awards to date. Previous shorts include the award-winning ‘Epitaph’, ‘A Little Bit Country’, ‘Boy Soldiers’ and ‘The Fairweather Girl’. Amy has more than 20yrs experience as an Assistant Director on Features and HETV, most recently on ‘Feel Good’ for Netflix, ‘You Don’t Know Me’ for BBC/Netflix, ‘Pennyworth’ / WBTV and ‘The Trouble with Maggie Cole’ / ITV. Amy is currently collaborating on ‘Project Skylight’, a short film project about trans/nb/gnc teenagers with Yungblud and Mercury Studios; developing feature WALNUT with Attagirl International Talent Lab and being mentored by Francesca Gardiner through BAFTA.

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