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Dan Thorburn

Dan Thorburn

Film Director
United Kingdom
Dan Thorburn is a writer and director from the North of England. Originally a painter, he studied at Central Saint Martins School of Art in London where he transitioned his practice into film. His short work (Salt Water Town, Trucker’s Atlas) has played at London Film Festival, Raindance, LIFF and has gained recognition from festivals world wide. He was part of of Screen Yorkshires inaugural FLEX program, is a member of BAFTA Connect, won the Sony Future Filmmaker Award 2023 and was a cohort member of the prestigious talent lab NETWORK@LFF. His debut feature Barfly won best project at Galway Film Market 2023 and is now in development with the BFI.


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