Helen Lawson is a London-based director and editor creating observational documentaries in and around the arts industries. Her work has been broadcast on Channel 4, ITV & MTV, and featured on homepages at The Sun, The Telegraph, MySpace & Amazon.
In 2011 Helen was commissioned to direct, shoot and edit ‘A Summer Hamlet’, a feature-length documentary following Shakespeare’s Globe’s pan-European tour of Hamlet.
‘A Summer Hamlet’ has been selected for film festivals including: Hay Festival of Literature and the Arts; Isle of White Film Festival; Cornwall Film Festival; Shakespeare Film Festival; and the Fort Myers Film Festival, where the film won the Audience Favourite Award.
Other clients include Jessie J, Jamie Cullum, Florence and the Machine, Billy Idol, Historic Royal Palaces, Hampstead Theatre, Restorative Justice Council, Marks and Spencer, Island Records, the Royal Shakespeare Company and Somerset House.