The End of the F***ing World – Clip 1

Lucy Forbes

Lucy Forbes’s work is characterized by her bold visual style, unique comedic sensibility and universally relatable characters.

She found her breakout success with the darkly comedic coming of age story, In My Skin, for BBC3, which won three BAFTA Cymru awards for Best Director, Best Drama, and Best Actress. She went on to helm the second season of Channel 4 and Netflix’s critically acclaimed End of the F**ing World, winning a BAFTA for Best Drama Series. Prior to her long-form successes, Lucy began her career in commercials directing campaigns for brands as diverse as ASDA, Carphone Warehouse, Comic Relief and Oreo, always infusing her trademark style.

Most recently, Lucy directed the series, This Is Going To Hurt, based on Adam Kay’s award-winning memoir of the same name, which premiered on BBC2 to critical and audience acclaim. She also directed a series of spots for Bulleit Bourbon via Anomaly NY and is currently working on “Eric,” a gripping six-part thriller series set in 1980s New York and starring Benedict Cumberbatch for Netflix.

Lucy was selected for the Alice Initiative’s Annual List of Emerging Female Directors. Voted on by more than 50 female film executives, the annual list highlights 20 promising up-and-coming female filmmakers.