New Zealand-born British filmmaker Regan Hall premiered his debut feature film Fast Girls in 2012. The Olympic-themed all-girl sports drama, a co-production between the BFI and Studiocanal, received strong reviews during its 370-screen UK release and launched the career of actress Lily James.
Hall grew up in Auckland, New Zealand, the son of successful fashion designers. He developed a passion for film as a teenager and after graduating from NZ’s top film school went on to work as a film editor in Wellington, home to Peter Jackson’s Weta workshop.
In 2000 he moved to London and began creating films for the advertising, fashion and music industries. He has become renowned for producing and directing high-profile fashion commercials for clients that include Dolce and Gabbana, Revlon, and Swarovski – recently working on commercials for fashion photographer Mario Testino. He has directed big names, including; Rihanna, Liv Tyler, Sienna Miller and Halle Berry.
In 2010 he won multiple awards for his short film 3 Hours. The all-Iraqi war drama told the true story of a mass shooting in Baghdad. Premiering at Doha Tribeca, it went on to screen in over forty international festivals.
This year he made his TV directing debut with American TV series "Ash vs Evil Dead". Series 3 premieres Halloween 2017.