Polly had an exhibition at the stunning new Mint Hotel at London Bridge this May of her moving video portraits with Tony Benn, Michael K Williams aka Omar from The Wire, Ashley Banjo, Jason Isaacs, as well as many non celebrities. They will be on her website shortly. She is open to doing personalised commissions for portraits.
Her completed documentary Eastside Story about growing up in the east end will be broadcast on Sky in the new year…details to come.
Polly is also a qualified life coach and is using film as a tool to coach teenagers and adults. Her inner life skills courses are available in 2012. Pls e -mail for details.
Polly Steele began making films at the BBC where she produced and directed the BAFTA award winning Video Diaries series.
She went onto produce and direct many films including:
Elton John: Tantrums and Tiaras for ITV. BAFTA nominated
The Eye of the Storm following Kofi Annan throughout the 1998 Baghdad crisis
Women Talking Dirty with Helena Bonham Carter and Gina Mckee released by UIP Dec 2001
Nothing is Blue, written by Polly which screened at Edinburgh 2001
Ewan McGregor in the Arctic which won the Indie award for best documentary 2002
Lena, a contemporary love story starring Valentina Cervi, James Purefoy and Ciaran McMenamin
A Shocking Family Secret for C5, transmitted in June 2004
Keeping the Peace, a portrait of the peacekeeping forces in Liberia
The Worlds Youngest Surgeon for C5 which rated as their 2nd highest ever factual programme