World Premiere SXSW 2022.
Official Selection; Nantucket Film Festival, DOCNYC, Palestine Cinema Days, Jecheon International Music & Film Festival, Rooftop Films Summer Program. Winner Sunbird Best Short Film.
Broadcast 2023 PBS's POV Season 35.
Born and raised in London, Margot Bowman uses film to build bridges, accessible spaces of possibility and power that connect us to ourselves and each other.
Most recently, she co-directed Amazon Prime’s highly anticipated documentary feature THE TOUR, a 90-minute film about the relaunch of Victoria Secret’s iconic fashion show, reimagined through the lens of 20 diverse women artists from around the world.
Her documentary COMING HOME (SXSW 2022) won Best Short at the prestigious Palestine Cinema Days and was shortlisted for the International Documentary Associations films of the year. Acquired by PBS for the iconic POV Docs, it was broadcast across the US and is used as a teaching aid in the public school system.
Inspired by her home city's legacy of club culture; creativity, freedom of expression and community set the tone for her visually striking approach to storytelling that’s centered on emotional truths.
Using the medium to explore identity and belonging through this lens her internationally recognised work (CICLOPE, EMMY’s, D&AD, UKVMAs, BRITISH ARROWS, CANNES LIONS, IDA) spans documentary, music video, commercial and narrative filmmaking.
Former Creative Director of BOILER ROOM her ideas-driven work for commercial clients include NIKE, DR MARTENS and CARHARTT with narrative/documentary commissions from the likes of CHANNEL 4, THE TATE, DAZED and NOWNESS.
Bowman is a Royal Society of the Arts Fellow and a member of the PBS / POV cohort at the Wyncot Fellowship, she is currently developing her debut narrative project with PUBLIC DREAMS.