Tom Shankland (a graduate of the NFTS) makes his feature film debut with W?Z, after being nominated for two BAFTA awards for his short films Bait and Going Down. His television credits include Clocking Off, No Night Is Too Long and Marple: The Moving Finger. Tom also works in commercials and
Before going to the National Film and Television School in 1997, Tom made a number of no-budget short films. The shorts he made at film school (Bait, Going Down, Bubbles) all won awards. Bait and Going Down were both BAFTA nominated. While he was still at film school Tom was hired to kick off a new
W?Z is Tom’s feature film debut.
Winners of EIFF 2014’s short film awards and two of its documentary premieres have been nominated for 2015 BAFTAs.