Tom Shankland

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Tom Shankland
Born Thomas Otto Shankland
(1968-05-07) 7 May 1968 (age 47)[1]
Durham, England, UK[2]
Occupation
  • Film and television director
  • screenwriter
Years active 1995–present

Thomas Otto "Tom" Shankland (born 7 May 1968) is an English film and television director and screenwriter. He is known for directing the films WΔZ (2007) and The Children (2008), and television series such as The Fades (2011), Ripper Street (2012), and The Missing (2014); for the latter, he was nominated for the 2015 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special.[3] He has also been nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Short Film twice, for Bait (1999) and Going Down (2000).

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

  • Bubbles (1998; short)
  • Bait (1999; short)
  • Going Down (2000; short)
  • WΔZ (2007)
  • The Children (2008)

Television[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result
2000 BAFTA Awards Best Short Film (shared with Soledad Gatti-Pascual and Jane Harris) Bait Nominated
Newport International Film Festival Best Short Won
London Film Festival TCM Prize Going Down 2nd Place
2001 BAFTA Awards Best Short Film (shared with Soledad Gatti-Pascual and Jane Harris) Nominated
2007 Sitges Film Festival Best Film WΔZ Nominated
2009 Fantasia International Film Festival Special Mention The Children Won
Sitges Film Festival Best Film Nominated
Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival Best of Bucheon Nominated
Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival Narcisse Award for Best Feature a Film Nominated
2010 Fangoria Chainsaw Awards Best Screenplay (shared with Paul Andrew Williams) Nominated
2013 BAFTA Awards Best Drama Series (shared with Richard Warlow, Will Gould and Stephen Smallwood) Ripper Street Nominated
2015 Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special The Missing Pending

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