Isabelle Sieb is an award-winning British-German director. She has directed four fiction short films that have played at festivals internationally and in the UK and have won her several awards and nominations.
Isabelle has recently been selected as one of five directors for Creative England's iShorts+ FUNNY GIRLS scheme, in partnership with Big Talk and Babycow Productions, with her film THREE WOMEN WAIT FOR DEATH, written by BAFTA-nominated writer Nat Luurtsema. The film won the Chris Collins Best of British Live Action award at the Oscar- and BAFTA-qualifying Encounters Film Festival 2016 and was long-listed for the Best British Short Film BAFTA 2017.
She was also selected for Northern Film & Media's RISE feature film development and mentoring scheme in 2015, and for Edinburgh International Film Festival's prestigious feature film development scheme CONNECTIONS in 2016 with writer Emer Kenny.
Isabelle is the lead director on Sky One's new 26-episode TV drama THE ATHENA, created by Holly Phillips and produced by Paul McKenzie and Foz Allan, to be broadcast in early 2019. She set up the show with episodes 1 - 6.
She is also directing the final 3 episodes of the new series of the critically acclaimed BBC1 hit show SHETLAND, to be broadcast in 2019.
Isabelle is currently developing an original comedy-drama TV series with Sacha Baron Cohen and Andrew Newman's production company Spelthorne Community Television and Channel 4, an original drama series with the Emmy and BAFTA-winning Kindle Entertainment, as well as another original drama series with the Emmy- and BAFTA-winning Kudos, all co-created with and written by Kefi Chadwick.