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ALI HUGHES

Ali is an award winning writer and director. He spends most of his time writing (currently in pre-production for his first feature film) and the rest of the time loathing his inability to support any team other than Watford.

Feature Scripts
Mignonette (un-produced)
Mignonette (un-produced)

 Stranded in a lifeboat with no food, a forlorn sea captain must decide between letting his entire crew perish, or murdering some to save others

– London Film Festival 2016: FINALIST
– New York International Film Festival 2016: Official Selection
– First Scene and Short Film Screenplay Festival 2017: Official Selection

Primo (un-produced)
Primo (un-produced)

The story of the ‘Man Mountain’ Primo Carnera, the first ever Italian heavyweight boxing Champion, and his rise and fall through the corrupt world of boxing in prohibition America.

Numb (pre-production)
Numb (pre-production)

A distant father and son lose the women closest to them and must learn to reconnect in order to help each other move forwards.

A European Tour (un-produced)
A European Tour (un-produced)
In an attempt to win back his erudite ex-fiancée, James goes on his pre-planned honeymoon visiting European art galleries with Lewis, his philistine best friend, whose only concern is drinking and reaching the UEFA cup final.

– All Genre Screenplay Contest: Official Selection

Web Series
Dreaming Whilst Black
Dreaming Whilst Black

A 9-part web series about the life of a young Jamaican trying to break into the UK film industry.

– Life After Life Film Festival 2019: Best Web Series – WINNER

– Rio Web Fest 2018: Outstanding Achievement in Writing – WINNER

– IAWTV Awards – Best Comedy (Nominated)

– London Short Film Festival 2018: Official Selection

– NYC Web Fest 2018: Official Selection

– ITV Web Fest 2018: Official Selection

– Bilbao International Digital Fest 2018: Official Selection

– Portland Comedy Film Festival 2018: Official Selection

– Freebird Film Festival 2018: Official Selection

Short Films
The Job
The Job

Ex-con Jakes accepts a quick cash job from the ominously notorious Frank ‘the Breakdown’ Beady, employing best friend Danny as his inept accomplice.

– The Shortest Nights 2015: Official Selection

A Fistful Of Candy
A Fistful of Candy

Three cowboys plot to steal the bag of sweets hidden in their parent’s kitchen, but when the loot comes between them, they must decide between greed and loyalty.

– 4F Film Festival 2017: Best Short Film – WINNER
– New York Film and TV Festival 2016: FINALIST
– The Wild Bunch Film Festival 2017: Official Selection
– Dorking Film Festival 2017: Official Selection
– Sunderland Shorts Film Festival 2017: Official Selection
– Focus International Film Festival 2016: Official Selection
– The Shortest Nights Film Festival  2017: Semi Finalist
– Hollywood North Film Festival 2017 (Official Selection)

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