Aaron Young: Director / Producer

Aaron Young is a BAFTA-nominated director and producer with over 15 years of production experience across projects for the BBC, PBS, Channel 4, UKTV,  UK Film Council and Channel 5.

He is the producer/director of:

‘Normandy ’44: D-Day and the Battle for France’ (3x 44′, 2019)
‘Imphal & Kohima: Britain’s Greatest Battle’
 (HHTV 2017),
Normandy ’44: The Battle Beyond D-Day (BBC 2014),
The Battle for Malta (BBC 2013),
Dam Busters: The Race to Smash the German Dams’ (BBC 2011),
Battle of Britain: The Real Story (BBC 2010),
and producer of
‘Untitled Prue Leith Documentary’ (C4 2020)
Durga – The Goddess Comes To London (five 2006).

He has also worked across a number of other singles and series, including:

The Great British Story (BBC 2012),
Story of England (BBC 2010),
Christina: A Medieval Life (BBC 2008),
The Story of India (BBC/PBS 2007),
‘Victory in Europe’ (UKTV 2005),
In Search of Myths & Heroes (BBC/PBS 2004), and
Walking The Bible: A Journey into Three Faiths (PBS 2005).

In addition, Aaron spent six years working on the
UK Film Council’s Completion Fund overseeing and Executive Producing close to 100 short films, which enjoyed festival success around the world including a BAFTA win, 4 BAFTA Nominations, an Oscar® shortlisting and screenings at festivals such as Sundance, Cannes, Berlin, Toronto and Venice.

In 2006 he produced a series of nine Single Shot works that premiered at Tate Britain and toured the UK as part of a joint UK Film Council and Arts Council England initiative.

Aaron has been named on the BAFTA ‘Brits to Watch list of British talent tipped for industry success.

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