Leo Bruges is a Bafta-winning cinematographer/director who is based in Edinburgh. He has shot and directed over 40 fiction films, documentaries, comericials and community video's, including the multi-awarding winning short, The Shutdown, which won best short documentary Palm Springs Shortfest 2010 and San Francisco International Film Festival 2010.
In 2008 Leo shot "Archive of Dreams" in Italy (dir. Tomás Sheridan), a G-Mac Shortcuts documentary that won the 2008 Jim Poole Award and the short film prize at the Torino Film Festival. He then took part in the Cine-Train workshop where he joined a group of filmmakers travelling across Russia on the Trans-Siberian Railway where he filmed "Russian Playground", which then screened in the Critic's Week in Cannes 2009. Leo also recently directed his first short documentary, Fistful of Roses, that won a Scottish BAFTA in the Documentary section.
Leo is a passionate visual storyteller always interested in being approached for creative projects whatever the size or budget. He has great communication skills and is always very committed.
For Examples of Leo's work visit: www.leobruges.com