Philip Connolly is an NFTS trained writer and director. Short film credits include: The Fruit FIx (2020), Chloe (2014), Fishing (2012) and NFTS TV Pilot “Agent X” (2010). His most recent film The Fruit Fix (2020), focuses on mental health issues, specifically social anxiety. The script was based on personal experiences and research into the topic.
Philip has directed several music videos for a diverse ranges of artists including two collaborations with Beatie Wolfe for “Never Ever” and “Lied”. He was a finalist on the Channel 4 LMFAO music video competition.
Philip co-wrote (with Lance Dann) the Wellcome Trust funded radio series “Blood Culture” for Resonance FM. A 10-part dark thriller about the red markets and the way the unscrupulous profit from the bio-medicine and the way the human body can be turned into a commodity. It was nominated for a Radio Academy award (ARIA 2017), won Gold Best in the Audio Production Awards (2017) and Silver in the British Podcast Awards (2018).
In 2019 Philip wrote 3 episodes of the BBC worldwide documentary series "Deadly Disasters"
Philip currently teaches film production at Brighton University, while being a parent to one child and two dogs.
National Film and Television School, Beaconsfield UK