Justin Chadwick

Biography: Justin Chadwick was born in Salford, UK, brought up in Manchester and Bolton. His mum is an art teacher. Justin joined Bolton Little Theatre and played Billy Casper in Kes at 11. He then joined Manchester youth theatre and played Jan in the world premiere of Ian Serraillier’s The Silver Sword at Oldham Coliseum at 14. Justin graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Performing Arts Drama from Leicester. Throughout college he was part of NSDF (National Student Drama Festival).

Justin is an award winning theatre, television and film director. He notably shot The First Grader, starring Naomie Harris for Origin Pictures / Sixth Sense Productions for BBC Films and the UK Film Council. His first feature film was the highly-acclaimed The Other Boleyn Girl, which premiered at the 2008 Berlin International Film Festival, starring Eric Bana, Natalie Portman and Scarlett Johansson.

(Source: http://www.thefirstgrader-themovie.com/crew/justin-chadwick-director-filmography.html)

Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
The First Grader (2012).

Family Style (1993);
Shakespeare Shorts (1996 – Maureen Blackwood, Justin Chadwick, Andrew Chater, David Thacker);
Byker Grove (1998);
The Bill (1999);
Life Force (2000);
East Enders (2000);
Daylight Robbery 2 (2001 – Justin Chadwick, Cameron McAllister);
The Vice (2001-2002);
Helen West (2002);
Red Cap (2004);
Murder Prevention (2004);
Spooks (2003-2004);
Bleak House (2005);
The Other Boleyn Girl (2008);
The First Grader (2010);
Stolen (2011);
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013).