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Siri is a Scottish writer/director with a particular interest in elevated genre. They have just completed post-production on their first feature Follow Me, a psychological thriller starring Connie Nielsen and Stef Dawson for Catalyst Studios.

Other feature projects include Nine Lives based on the Science Fiction short story by Ursula K. Le Guin, currently in development with Screen Scotland.

Siri’s short films, including the BAFTA Scotland and Berlinale Crystal Bear nominated Take Your Partners, have screened internationally at festivals such as Berlin, TIFF, Seattle, Cork, Edinburgh and BFI London.

TV directing work includes the popular crime drama Shetland by ITV Studios for BBC Scotland; Pancake, a comedy pilot for BBC Digital; and several episodes of River City, a continuing drama for BBC Scotland. In 2020, she worked with The Traverse Theatre to create the feature-length theatrical capture A Gambler’s Guide to Dying.

Siri has an MA in Directing Fiction from The National Film & Television School, has participated in various international Talent Labs/Campuses and was mentored by Andrew MacDonald (DNA Films) through the BFI Flare Mentorship Programme. 

Siri identifies as non-binary and prefers they/them pronouns.