michael cumming - director

Agent: Alexandra Cann  0779 695 4969   alex@alexandracann.co.uk


television comedy

Going Forward 2016 BBC4

Toast Of London: Series 1,2 & 3 2013-15 C4 (Winner - Rose d’Or, BAFTA & Comedy Award)

Gittins - 2012 C4

Toast Of London: The Unspeakable Play - 2012 C4

Mark Steel’s in... Leith 2012 BBC 2

Show Me The Funny (Series director) - 2011 ITV 1

Stewart Lee – 41st Best Stand Up Ever 2010 Comedy Central

Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle (Pilot, parts Series 1) 2009 BBC2

The Omid Djalili Show (Pilot & Series1 & 2) – Director & Co-Writer 2007 - 2009 BBC1

The Peter Serafinowicz Show (Pilot/parts series) 2007 BBC2

Lenny Henry – So Much Things To Say 2007 BBC1

Touch Me I’m Karen Taylor (Pilot & Special) 2006 BBC3

Snuff Box (Series) 2006 BBC3

The Mark Steel Lectures (Series 1 & 2) 2004 - 2005 BBC4/2 BAFTA Nominated

The Lenny Henry Show (Series 1 & 2) 2004-5 BBC1

Three Non Blondes (Series 1) 2003 BBC3/2

Mark Thomas’ Secret Map Of Britain (1 Hour Special) 2002 C4

World Of Pub (Series) 2001 BBC2

Bremner, Bird & Fortune’s Exit Poll (1 Hr Special) 2001 C4

Jack Dee’s Full Mountie (Series) 2000 BBC1

Alistair McGowan’s Big Impression (Series 1) 2000 BBC1 (BAFTA & Comedy Award Winner)

Lucas & Walliams In Rock Profile (Series 1) 1999 Play UK/BBC2

Shadows Of Reflection with Kevin Eldon 1999 C4

Mark Thomas Asylum Bill (1 Hour Special) 1998 C4

Rory Bremner – From Blair To Here (1 Hour Special) 1998 C4

The Mark Thomas Product (Series 1,2,3 & 5) 1998-2002 C4

Brass Eye (Pilot & Series) 1995-1997 C4

television (various)

Hounded (Music composer/performer/producer) - 2010 BBC1/CBB

Down The Line – Behind The Microphone – Behind the scenes of the Paul Whitehouse Radio 4 show. (Documentary)

2006 BBC Red Button/DVD Producer/Director

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (Cinema Series with Charlie Higson) - Series Director 1999 C4

National Football Awards (1 hour Special) 2001 ITV

The Sunday Show (Series 2) USA Location Director 1996 BBC2 Producer/Director/Writer

The Word (Series 5) USA/UK Location Director 1995 C4 Producer/Director/Writer

Lonely Planet (Brazil) 1994 C4/Discovery. AKA Trekkers Guide

Over The Moon (30 min Special) 1994 C4 Producer/Director/Writer

An Afternoon On The Moon (2 Hour Special) 1994 BBC1Producer/Director/Writer

The Edge (Series) 1993 ITV

Secret Lives (Documentary Series) ITV 1993 Producer/Director

Various Children’s Series – The Children’s Channel 1990-1994

Eric Wallace’s Ghost Stories (30 min Special) ITV 1989 Producer/Director/Writer

Tomorrows World (Location Films) BBC1 1988 Producer/Director/Writer

short films & video art

Oxide Ghosts: The Brass Eye Tapes. 2017. 60 Min film to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Brass Eye. Producer/Director/Writer

20 Music Films - To accompany the songs of Matt Berry. Projected at gigs 2016 Producer/Director

Across A Field, Below The Hill: Memories Of The Lakes School 1965-2015 (Short Film) 2015 Producer/Director/Composer

Bars & Tone (60 Min) & Favourite Movies (10 Min) 2015 2 Gallery Projections Producer/Director

Video In/Audio Out (5 X 10 Min gallery shorts) Producer/Director/Composer. 2014

Blackpool Rock: How To Make A Comedy Carpet. Feature length documentary – IN PRODUCTION

The Assisted Reality Trilogy (3 Independent Shorts) 2010/11 Producer/Director/Writer

At Coniston 12/9/2001 (Independent Short) Producer/Director

Beachcomber 1989 (Arts Council financed)   Producer/Director/Writer

4’33” - 1987 (Short drama based on an idea by, and with the permission of John Cage) Producer/Director/Writer

Our Father 1987 (Short drama based on an idea by, and with the permission of Kurt Vonnegut.  Director/Writer

The One & Only 1986 (BAFTA nominated short) Producer/Co-Director/Co-Writer

The Rich Baron 1986 (Arts Council financed) Director

Various Video Art Shorts 1984-1986 (Held in the BFI archive collection) Producer/Director/Writer

dvds, commercials etc.

Pilgrims Choice - Fashion, Gaming & Gender. Three commercials for agency Kamarama 2016

Life Is Pain - Alan Davies Live At The Hammersmith Apollo 2013

Mintacular Commercial - Agency: Wieden Kennedy 2012

Oddka Commercial - Agency: Euro RSCG/Aardman 2012

Cracking Ideas  – Short film to promote Aardman Animation Competition 2010

Stewart Lee – 41st Best Stand Up Ever – Live at The Stand, Glasow 2009

Snuff Box – DVD Extras & Live Show producer/director 2008

Mark Thomas – Serious Organised Criminal – Live At The Tricycle Theatre 2007

So Much Things To Say – Lenny Henry Live at The Hackney Empire 2006

GLC – Anti Litter Cinema Commercial 2002

Motorola – V Box Commercial 2001

Various Corporate Films 1988-1990 - Inc. Trusthouse Forte, British Gas, Walkers, British Rail, Fiat, Citroen, Du Pont, National Lottery