PIGOTT | BAFTA SCHOLAR 2020
Tim grew up in a working-class community in East London. He is motivated to tell stories that address the societal issues endemic to his hometown through sensitive portrayals of the characters at the heart of them. He is fascinated by human psychology, the universality of the human experience and the role of catharsis in storytelling.Currently, he is studying an MFA in Screenwriting and Directing at Columbia University, New York, made possible with the financial support of BAFTA and Columbia. Prior to this, he spent two-and-a-half years directing numerous music videos for Sony Music UK and a television commercial for Syco Entertainment. He has also made two short films entitled 'Dancer', screening at Edinburgh Film Festival, and 'Billy Hicks', screening at Screentest Film Festival.