This episode features Oscar nominated, BAFTA and Emmy award winning director, Edward Watts. Edward has directed twenty-five narrative and documentary films, telling true stories from far flung corners of the world. His most recent film 'For Sama', which he co-directed with Waad al-Kateab received worldwide critical acclaim. Ed has made documentaries for the BBC, Channel 4 and PBS Frontline to name a few.
We chat about Edward’s humble beginnings making tea for TV executives, the responsibility that came with making a film like 'For Sama' and 'Escape from ISIS', his film about Yazidi women being held captive by the Islamic State.