Phil Hawkins

Phil Hawkins began directing at 13 years of age, making no-budget remakes of Star Wars & The X-Files, going on to writing and directing a short film for the BBC at 16 which led to falling into the commercials industry. Phil then worked through the ranks from Runner through to VT Op, Camera Assistant, 3rd Assistant Director, 1st AD finally to have the opportunity to direct his first commercial (which won a Roses Advertising Award - and turned out to be the first of many!)