michael yanny michael yanny

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Multi-award-winning writer / director whose touch for comic timing and visual storytelling style stems from his background in animation. After years promo directing at the BBC and being part of the launch of Channel 4’s entertainment channel E4, Michael is now a freelance director working for a whole array of prominent brands, broadcasters, agencies and production companies.

He is great with acting talent, often casting fresh and ethnically diverse characters. Equally skilled at bringing out the humour in a script and drawing on the authenticity of the characters.

His last short film, JUST DESSERTS, was screened at numerous BAFTA and Oscar qualifying film festivals worldwide from BFI London Film Festival to Flickerfest in Australia, winning a number of accolades including the Discovery award at LOCO London Comedy film festival.

He is currently now developing his debut feature film and a number comedy projects.