Joe Starrs

1st Assistant Director in Film & TV

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1st Assistant Director based in London.

Features & TV Drama

Date(s) Prod Co Title Director Producer Role

2021 - 08

DMC Film

Scrapper

Charlotte Regan

Theo Barrowclough

1st AD

2019-05

23 Walks Film Company

23 Walks (Block 2)

Paul Morrison

Anna Mohr-Pietsch & Stewart Le Marechal

1st AD

2018-10

Broder Blake ltd

County Lines

Henry Blake

Victoria Blake & David Broder

1st AD

2017-10

Trick or Treat Films

Trick or Treat

Ed Boase

Geraint Anderson

1st AD

2017-09

Dark Pictures

Zero

Faye Gilbert

Yaw Basoah

1st AD

2017-07

Dida Media

Cannon Rocks London

Frank Huang & Cheng Xiaomeng

Erin Dong

1st AD

2016-02

Brain Hownd Films

Guardians

Mark A.C Brown

Frederic Fournier

1st AD

TV Commercials / Branded Content

Date Prod Co / Agency Brand / Title Type Director Producer Role

2021 - Dec

Acuity Productions

National Theatre / 'AKOL'

TVC

Toby Coffey

Benjamin Smith

1st AD

2021 - Nov

Transmission

Omaze UK / 'Windermere House'

TVC

Adam Lampard

Nadia Matthews

1st AD

2021 - Oct

PRETTYBIRD

Old Spice / 'Curls are Cool'

TVC

Yousef

Jake River Parker

1st AD

2021 - Sep

Transmission

Omaze UK / 'Cheltenham House'

TVC

Adam Lampard

Nadia Matthews

1st AD

2021 - Jun

Transmission

Omaze UK/ 'Wimbledon House'

TVC

Adam Lampard

Nadia Matthews

1st AD

2021 - Apr

Transmission

Omaze UK / 'Stealth House'

TVC

Adam Lampard

Lee Climpson

1st AD

2021 - Jan

Transmission

Omaze UK ‘Cotswolds House’

TVC / Branded content

Adam Lampard

Lee Climpson

1st AD

2020 - Dec

We Are Social

Adidas x Intersport

Branded content

Josh Cohen

Craig Dixon

1st AD

2020 - Dec

Chrome Productions

Vax ‘Life Happens’

Branded content

Henry Crisp

Hannah Chitty

1st AD

2020 - Oct

Jordan Luca Ltd

JORDANLUCA

Branded content

Conor Clinch

Ersan Beskardes

1st AD

2020 - Oct

Odelay Films

Badoo ‘Intimacy’

TVC / Branded content

Hannah Berry George

Peter Lee Scott

1st AD

2020 - Sep

Food Hall Group

Roadhouse

TVC

Scott Grummett

Jason Underhill

1st AD

2019 - Dec

Lowkey Films

New Balance 'Run Your Story'

Branded content

Charlie Dennis

Jamie Gamache & Connor O’Hara

1st AD

2019 - Dec

Chrome Productions

Ford 'Bring On Tomorrow'

TVC / Branded content

Stephen Parker

Melly Cook

1st AD

2019 - Nov

Food Hall Group

Subway ‘Let The Ingredients Do the Talking’

TVC / Branded content

Scott Grummett

Jason Underhill

1st AD

2019 - Oct

Chrome Productions

Wonderland Riyadh

TVC / Branded content

Stephen Parker

Hannah Chitty

1st AD

2019 - Oct

Chrome Productions

Wimbledon Identity Film

Branded content

Stephen Parker

Hannah Chitty

1st AD

2019 - Sep

Lowkey Films

Adidas x Sports Direct

Branded content

Charlie Dennis

Jamie Gamache & Connor O’Hara

1st AD

2019 - Aug

Lowkey Films

Puma x Sports Direct 'Q3 Training'

Branded content

Christian Kinde

Jamie Gamache & Connor O’Hara

1st AD

2019 - Aug

Archer's Mark

Rachel’s Yoghourt 'Taste for rebellion'

TVC

Ian Derry

Michael Berliner

1st AD

2019 - Jul

Chimp Productions

Ford Raptor 'Mid Life Crisis'

Branded content

Jake Kelsall

Jake Kelsall & Jack Plummer

1st AD

2019 - Jun

Chrome Productions

TUI 'Tui Blue for two'

TVC / Branded content

Stephen Parker

Hannah Chitty

1st AD

2019 - Jun

Chrome Productions

TUI 'Tui Blue for families'

TVC / Branded content

Jamie Muir

Michael Berliner

1st AD

2019 - Jun

Chrome Productions

TUI 'Tui Blue for all'

TVC / Branded content

Jamie Muir

Michael Berliner

1st AD

2019 - Feb

Glamour UK

Swarzkopf 'Only Love'

Branded content

Lu Xiao-We

James Graley

1st AD

2019 - Jan

Chrome Productions

ESPN 'Our Kid'

TVC / Branded content

Stephen Parker

Hannah Chitty

1st AD

2018 - Sep

Lowkey Films

Nicorette 'IRE Fruit lozenge'

TVC / Branded content

Charlie Dennis

Jamie Gamache & Connor O’Hara

1st AD

2018 - Sep

Chrome Productions

Girlguiding / Volunteering

TVC / Branded content

Stephen Parker

Hannah Chitty

1st AD

2018 - Sep

Chrome Productions

Stihl 'Bring your garden to life'

TVC

Nick Bye

Mark Wilson

1st AD

2018 - Aug

Chrome Productions

Football Association 'We only do positive'

TVC / Branded content

Stephen Parker

Hannah Chitty

1st AD

2017 - Sep

Red Mullet

Swytch / E-bike conversion kit

Branded content

Arlen Figgis

Louis Figgis

1st AD

2016 - Apr

Zoya Films

Boring Money 'Ladies losing out'

Branded content

Dylan Holmes Williams

Ramin Sabi

1st AD

2015 - Sep

Zoya Films

Prelinks 'Going Out Just Got Better'

Branded content

Roland Walters

Ramin Sabi & Byron McNally

1st AD

TV

Date(s) Prod Co Title Director Producer Role

2019-03

Tiger Aspect

Get Happy (Pilot)

Simon Amstell

Katie Churchill

1st AD

2021 - 04

Roughcut TV

Winning (Pilot)

Sam Leifer

Bertie Peek

1st AD

Music Videos

Date Prod Co Artist / Title Director Producer Role

2021 - Apr

Lowkey Films

Calum Scott / Biblical

Franklin & Marchetta

Connor O'Hara

1st AD

2021 - Apr

Lowkey Films

Dotan / Mercy

Franklin & Marchetta

Connor O'Hara

1st AD

2021 - Mar

Stink

Berywn / 100,000,000

Lucy Hickling

Shea Coleman

1st AD

2021 - Mar

Stink

Berywn / I'd Rather Die Than Be Deported

Lucy Hickling

Scarlett Barclay

1st AD

2021 - Feb

Pulse Films

SG Lewis Ft Nile Rodgers / One More

Machine Operated

Bruno Loureiro

1st AD

2021 - Feb

Pulse Films

Greentea Peng / It Aint the Same

Machine Operated

Bruno Loureiro

1st AD

2020 - Dec

Agile Films

Scribz Riley / Introduce Myself

Nwaka Okparaeke

Amara Rossell

1st AD

2020 - Dec

Agile Films

Arlo Parks / Caroline

Brock Neal-Roberts

Precious Mahaga

1st AD

2020 - Oct

Sony Music Entertainment

Bring me the Horizon / Teardrops

Oliver Sykes

Craig Dixon

1st AD

2020 - Oct

Lowkey Films

Georgia Twinn / You Shouldn’t Have Fucked With Me

Vasilisa Forbes

Dayo Moshood

1st AD

2020 - Oct

Lowkey Films

Punctual / I Don’t Wanna Know

The Trash Factory

Poppy Ashton

1st AD

2020 - Oct

Bullion

Beabadobee / Fake It Flowers Live

Thomas Davis

Ersan Beskardes

1st AD

2020 - Sep

Lowkey Films

Che Lingo / South

Connor O’Hara

Jamie Gamache

1st AD

2020 - Sep

Bullion

M-22 ft Lorne / Think About Us

Daniel Howlid

Elliot Zelmanovits

1st AD

2020 - Aug

Common People

Noisy / Put a Record On

Thomas Davis

Ramy Dance

1st AD

2020 - Aug

Lowkey Films

Sigala, James Arthur / Lasting Lover

Oliver Jennings

Ersan Beskardes

1st AD

2020 - Jul

Lowkey Films

AJ Tracey & Mabel / West Ten

Oliver Jennings

Ersan Beskardes

1st AD

2020 - Jul

Lowkey Films

SL / Little Bird

Oliver Jennings

Ersan Beskardes

1st AD

2020 - Apr

Pulse Films

Collard / Favour

The SO Bureau

Ersan Beskardes

1st AD

2020 - Jan

OB Productions

Ghostpoet / Concrete Pony

Thomas James

Connor O’Hara & Jamie Gamache

1st AD

2019 - Dec

Odelay Films

Rika / Wanna Know

Xiao-Wei Lu

Gwilym Lewis-Brooke

1st AD

2019 - Nov

Lowkey Films

Lost Girl / Won’t Give Up

Paulo Berberan

Connor O’Hara & Jamie Gamache

1st AD

2019 - Nov

Friend

Eliza ft. Jesse James Solomon/ Lava

Charlie Robins

Joseph J Goldman

1st AD

2019 - Oct

Lowkey Films

HMLTD / The West is Dead

Niall Trask

Jamie Gamache

1st AD

2019 - Oct

Lowkey Films

Biig Piig / Roses & Gold

Amy Douglas-Morris

Connor O’Hara

1st AD

2019 - Sep

Bullion

SOAK / Everybody Loves You

Joe Wilson

Ersan Beskardes

1st AD

2019 - Sep

Pulse Films

Olivia Dean / Password Change

Stella Scott

Ersan Beskardes

1st AD

2019 - Sep

Pulse Films

Olivia Dean / OK Love You Bye

Stella Scott

Ersan Beskardes

1st AD

2019 - Sep

Lowkey Films

Anna Robinson / Watching You

Balan Evans

Connor O’Hara & Jamie Gamache

1st AD

2019 - Aug

Odelay Films

Mahalia ft. Ella Howell / What You Did

KC Locke

Manoela Chiabai

1st AD

2019 - Apr

London Alley

Everyone You Know / The Drive

Silent Tapes

Andrei Croitor

1st AD

2019 - Apr

Lowkey Films

Girli / Up & Down

Vasilisa Forbes

Connor O’Hara & Jamie Gamache

1st AD

2019 - Jan

Odelay Films

Nasser Baker / Say Something

Mathilde Nocquet

Lucinda Hayden

1st AD

2019 - Jan

Agile Films

Andrea Triyana / Broke

Claire Pinegar

Eno Enefiok

1st AD

2018 - Oct

Wall of Comedy

Yxng Bane / HBK: The Prequel

Esrael Alem

Samin Saadat

1st AD

2018 - Apr

Lowkey Films

XY & O / Shades of You

Alexander Darby

Jamie Gamache & Connor O’Hara

1st AD

2018 - Mar

Osiko FIlms

Sinead Harnett / Body

Johny Mourgue

Ersan Beskardes

1st AD

2018 - Jan

Osiko FIlms

The Fallen State / Nova

Joel Scott-Halkes

Ksenia Harwood

1st AD

2018 - Jan

Osiko Films

The Fratellis / Starcrossed Losers

Alexander Darby

Alex Darby & Dylan Rees

1st AD

2017 - Jul

Osiko Films

Sara Hartman / Dance With A Ghost

Alexander Darby

Alexander Darby

1st AD

2017 - May

Osiko FIlms

Anna Of The North / Lovers

Alexander Darby

Ersan Beskardes

1st AD

2017 - Feb

Michael Garsin Productions

Clement Marfo - Breath of Fresh Air

Michael Garsin

Michael Garsin

1st AD

2016 - Dec

Michael Garsin Productions

Big Narstie ft. Xaviour / They Don’t Know

Michael Garsin

Michael Garsin & Alex Brenner

1st AD

2016 - Oct

Dan French Films

Indigo Face / Animal

Dan French

Simon Frederick

1st AD

2016 - Apr

Khona Productions

Huntar / 4am

Dylan Holmes Williams

Ramin Sabi & Byron McNally

1st AD

2015 - Jun

Harvey Ascott Ltd

The Fratellis / Baby Don’t You Lie to Me

Libby Burke - Wilde

Harvey Ascott

1st AD

2015 - May

Chiecco films

Sundara Karma / Flame

Bruno Chiecco

Bruno Chiecco

1st AD

Corporate

Date Prod Co / Agency Brand / Title Director Producer Role

2018 - Jun

Odelay FIlms

Lush 'Spycops campaign'

Joseph Ollman

Ersan Beskardes

1st AD

2015 - May

Create Studios

The Invisible Child 'A Child is Crying'

Gurchetan Singh

Sherylee Houssein

1st AD

Shorts & Personal Projects

Date Prod Co Title Director Producer Role

2020 - Aug

Agile Films

Femme

Sam H. Freeman & NG Choon Ping

Hayley Williams Rienjke Attoh Sam Ritzenberg

1st AD

2019 - Aug

Compulsory

Hometown Hero

Max McCabe

Chris Toumazou & Joseph J. Goldman

1st AD

2018 - Dec

BFI / BBC

Toni_With_An_I

Marco Alessi

Ksenia Harwood

1st AD

2018 - Apr

Directors UK

Unseen

Lotus Hannon

Chi Thai

1st AD

2018 - Jul

YOLO Films

The Covenant

Adam Baroukh

Christian Pannrucker

1st AD

2017 - Oct

Roman Candle Productions / NFTS

The Arrival

Annetta Laufer

Joy Gharoro-Akpojotor

1st AD

2017 - Jan

Turn the Slate

Call Me Alvy

Alexei Slater

Eve Dautremant-Toma

1st AD

2017 - Aug

Riff Raff Films

Civilised

Alex Mavor

Chi Thai & Mathew Fone

1st AD

2017 - Jun

Superplex pictures

The Outer Circle

Adam Baroukh

Chi Thai

1st AD

2017 - May

Central School Of Speech And Drama

Noose

Misha Vertkin

Amanda Brennan

1st AD

2017 - May

Bare Golly Films

Charlie

Shan Ogilvie

Serena Armitage & Tom Wood

1st AD

2017 - Apr

Marco Alessi Films

Four Quartets

Marco Alessi

Ksenia Harwood

1st AD

2016 - May

Roman Candle Productions

Afro Punk Girl

Annetta Laufer

Shobu Kapoor

1st AD

2015 - May

Shadow House

Dawn of the Deaf

Rob Savage

Douglas Cox

1st AD

2015 - Apr

Quirky Motion

Hush

Simeon Lumgair

Marius Smuts

1st AD

2015 - Mar

Brain Hownd Films

Stained

Phil Haine

Phil Haine

1st AD

2015 - Mar

Khona Productions

Gas

Ian Buchan

Raymond Waring

1st AD

2015 - Mar

Redcan Films

The Fundamentals

Robert Ford

Andrew Buchan

1st AD

2014 - Oct

Roman Candle Productions

Scarlet

Annetta Laufer

Shobu Kapoor

1st AD

2014 - Jun

London Film School

Silver Waters

Andy Keresztes

Prerna Winter

1st AD

Countries Worked in

  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Germany
  • Greece

Directors Worked with

  • Alex Mavor (The Sacred Egg)
  • Charlie Robins
  • Daniel Howlid
  • Joseph Ollman
  • KC Locke
  • Oliver Sykes
  • Paul Morrison
  • Rob Savage
  • Silent Tapes
  • Simon Amstell
  • Thomas James

Production Companies Worked with

  • Agile
  • Archer's Mark
  • Bullion
  • Chrome Productions
  • Common People
  • Compulsory
  • Food Hall Group
  • Lowkey Films
  • Odelay
  • Pulse
  • Riff Raff Films
  • Stink
  • Tiger Aspect

Technical Skills

  • Movie Magic Scheduling

Additional Skills

  • Valid driving license