Bam Bam

A short documentary following the training routine and fight night process of a 50 year old, female boxer. Finding out how and why she choose the sport she loves.

  • Alex Shipman
  • Alex Shipman
  • Gabriela Chavez
    Director of Photography
  • Karla Spika
    Sound Recordist and Boom Operator
  • Tara Jennett
  • Josh Rodigues
  • Ruda Santos
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  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 50 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 26, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    900 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
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Director Biography - Alex Shipman

Alex Shipman is a filmmaker, BFI Film Academy and NFTS Craft Skills Residential Alumni. Her first experience of filmmaking was with the BFI Film Academy at the age of 17 where she directed a short Sci-Fi Film. She has gone on to work for companies such as Paramount Pictures, Cavier, Sky Arts, Freemantle Media and the British Film Institute as a Directors PA, Production Assistant, Runner and Mentor.

Following the success of her first solo short film, which screened in London, LA, Seattle, Norway, Croatia and on the British television channel London Live, Alex is currently directing a feature boxing documentary about her mother, a 50 year old boxer. She is also directing and co-writing (with writer Brendan Duggan) a superhero pilot to be distributed with Amazon.

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Director Statement

"Bam Bam" the short was made as a concept for a feature documentary. Filming on the feature-length has now started, for more information please check out the links below.