Ian Waugh is a film director and writer. Raised in North East England, he studied photography and film at Edinburgh Napier University, graduating with an MFA in Advanced Film Practice from Screen Academy Scotland. His graduation film Leaves was nominated for Best UK First Feature at London’s East End Film Festival. An alumnus of Berlinale Talents, Edinburgh International Film Festival Talent Lab, and Reykjavik International Film Festival Transatlantic Talent Lab, his work has screened at festivals in many festivals worldwide. His short drama  As He Lay Falling premiered in competition for the Best Short Film Award at the 68th Edinburgh International Film Festival, received Special Mentions at the 11th Reykjavik International Film Festival and the International Short Film Festival of Cyprus, and won the Directors Jury Award at the 16th International Short Film Festival of Soria. As He Lay Falling  is being developed into a feature film of the same name by Nakba FilmWorks, Homemade Films and Only Son | https://www.ianwaugh.net