Max shot by Josh Stocker

Max shot by Josh Stocker

Max is a Hackney born filmmaker with a love of dreams, and the surreal nature of every day life. 

He studied film direction at The Arts University Bournemouth (formerly The Art Institute Bournemouth). His grad short THYME, was shot on 16mm and won Best Student Short at the West Virginia FILMmakers festival.

Alongside directing, Max has spent the past 5 years working in the art department for shorts, features and commercials.




Foyle Film Festival (N.Ireland)


WOODS, ALEXA+. 3mins


Video Interviewed by 1.4

Video of the Day, Word Is Cheap

Daily Pick, Film Shortage

Featured, Promo News


THYME, 16mm. 15mins

Best Student Short at West Virginia FILMmakers Festival (USA), Nominated Best Director & Production Design at Watersprite: International Student Film Festival (UK), Featured in American Online Film Awards Spring Showcase, Nominated for Best Actor/Actress Young Cuts (Canada), DaKino Film Festival (Romania), The European Independent Film Festival (Paris), Lichtspielklub Short Film Festival (Germany), Swimmers-Series: Session 1 (UK), Personal Showcase at Whirlygig: Spotlights #7 (UK), Cinema Jam: July Jam (UK), Brainchild Festival: Mindbaby Event (UK), AUB Graduation Screening @BFI Southbank (UK)


THYME Interviewed by 1.4

THYME Interviewed by Hunger TV / Short of the Week

THYME Interviewed by Collabor8te / Short of the Week

Whirlygig: Spotlights #7 Personal Showcase 

Gorilla Film Magazine review of Spotlights screening

Interview at ÉCU



Created for 48hr Sci-fi Challenge @ Sci-Fi London


THE CHAIR, 16mm. 2mins

The London Short Film Festival: Making Tracks Event (UK), Shortlisted for The Golden Adder at the New Forest Film Festival (UK), Bayside Film Festival (Australia), Uncover South West (UK), Whirlygig Cinema: Making Tracks (UK), The Last Picture Show @Glastonbury Festival: Making Tracks Event (UK), Few and Far Between 2 (UK)


Orange Juice, HDV. 3mins 

The London Short Film Festival (UK)

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