Linda Ludwig & James Curle are an award-winning English/German writing and directing duo whose work has screened at OSCAR, BAFTA & BIFA qualifying festivals globally. Their Cannes-winning debut short MAN OF THE HOUR, starring Charlotte Ritchie, was reviewed as “among the best short films ever” by MovieViral and is available on Amazon Prime. Their debut feature script MAN WITHOUT HEART, a drama about neurodiversity, placed as Quarterfinalist in both the ScreenCraft Feature competition and the Raindance Script Competition 2021, as one of 30 scripts worldwide. The cast of their latest film UNDER THE BLUE includes Nicola Walker and will release in festivals later this year. As a neurodivergent directing duo, they are interested in stories about unique perspectives, about characters who don’t fit the convention. They are currently developing several feature film projects and TV shows.
Work includes: MAN OF THE HOUR – Short film (BEST SHORT FILM WINNER, Cannes, AmPav); UNDER THE BLUE – Short film. In development: MAN WITHOUT HEART – neurodiversity drama feature (QUARTERFINALIST RAINDANCE & SCREENCRAFT); THE COUNT OF VALYNEIR – period drama feature inspired by MAN OF THE HOUR; THE MAN-EATERS OF TSAVO – historical biopic feature based on a true story; NEW FACE – six part television drama about the dark side of the UK modelling industry based on a true story; UNDER THE BLUE – anthology television drama based on true police stories; KINDRED – six part television drama about LGBTQ adoption in the UK.