Born in Glasgow, Lynne Ramsay is considered one of the British most original and exciting voices working in Independent cinema today. She has a long running relationship with Cannes winning the Prix de Jury in 1996 for her graduation film, the short Small Deaths and in 1998 for her third short Gasman. Her debut feature film Ratcatcher premiered in Un Certain Regard (2000) winning Special Mention. We need to talk about Kevin was the only British film nominated for the Palm d'Or in official competition in 2011. It received several BAFTA nomination and won 'Best Director' at the British independent Film awards, 'Best film' at LONDON Film Festival and 'Best Screenplay' from the Writers Guild of Great Britain Lynne Ramsay's recent short film Swimmer commissioned by the Cultural Olympiad of Great Britain (2012) won the BAFTA (2013) for Best short film.
Films presented at Cannes
Member - Cinéfondation & Short Films - 2001