Creative Lives — From Gardeners’ World to going it alone: Freelance director and filmmaker Will Dohrn

Posted 27 June 2017 Interview by Marianne Hanoun

For freelance director and filmmaker Will Dohrn, it’s all about going the extra mile – whether that be working a little later in the studio on an edit, or repeatedly driving to Weston-super-Mare to land a café location for a shoot. Often balancing big ideas with small budgets, Will cut his teeth at Ammonite and the BBC, working his way up from an edit assistant to a motion designer and cameraman. He’s now calling the shots as a director in his own right for clients such as Stella McCartney, Crack Magazine and recently directed a music video for Club Kuru. We caught up with him to find out more about what he’s learned so far and and how to embrace the ‘DIY’ nature of starting out as a young creative.

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