Masterclass with multi-award winning self-shooter Molly Dineen.

Famous for her films of British institutions under threat, acclaimed filmmaker Molly Dineen is one of the pioneering Director/Camera students to graduate from the National Film School.

She has directed, shot and produced her own work for over 20 years and has developed a unique style – ‘a firm but tender voice behind the camera lens – allowing her subjects to unveil themselves’.


In 2003 Molly was awarded The Grierson Memorial Trust Award for outstanding contribution to the art of documentary. She first won the Flaherty Documentary Award for Home from the Hill (1987) followed by an RTS Award for The Heart of the Angel (1989), a BAFTA for her first TV series The Ark (1993), and both a BAFTA and a Grierson for The Lie of the Land in 2007. She made the controversial film Geri (1999) and among her other films documenting British institutions at risk of change or extinction are The Lords Tale (2002) and In the Company of Men (1995).

With special thanks to The Grierson Trust and Splice.