Isaac Knights-Washbourn
United Kingdom

Isaac Knights-Washbourn is an Aotearoa/New Zealand Filmmaker based in Portugal and Scotland. His film, Money Honey, premiered at the 70th Berlinale. It won the inaugural Wellington UNESCO City of Film Award for Best Film at the NZIFF and the DEGNZ Award for Best Director at Show Me Shorts Film Festival. He was chosen to participate in LiM: Less is More 2022, a feature film development workshop. Awarded an Erasmus Mundus Scholarship, Isaac graduated in 2021 with an MA in Screenwriting at the Kino Eyes Masters Program. Mother’s Milk, his short documentary shot in Western Serbia, has screened in competition at Dok Leipzig, ZagrebDox and was nominated for the Silver Eye Award at the East Silver Market held at the Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival. In 2023, Isaac participated in IDFAcademy and is currently completing his first feature documentary, Thorntree, which was filmed in Scotland.

Project: Thorntree