Toby Fell-Holden is a British writer-director based between New York and London. He holds an M.F.A. in Film from Columbia University and a B.A. in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University. His short film Balcony
won a Crystal Bear award at the 2016 Berlinale, won the Iris Prize, and Best International Short Film at the Flickerfest, Calgary and Urbanworld film festivals, along with a nomination for Best British Short Film at the British Independent Film Awards (BIFA). It has played at over 100 film festivals and won over 30 awards. His short film Little Shadow
was long-listed for an award by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) and nominated by the Casting Society of America for an Artios award. Toby is a Screen International
Star of Tomorrow for 2016. He is a 2016 recipient of a John Brabourne Award and has been awarded fellowships from the Moving Picture Institute and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Toby is currently developing his first feature film, Incident
, with Western Edge Pictures.
Incident — Incident is the contemporary story of a teenage girl who, after returning home from a foreign country, attempts to keep her past hidden when she becomes the subject of a witch hunt after an accident at her school.