2021 Angel Film Awards - Monaco International Film Festival angel awards

Official Jury Member STEPHEN COOKSON

Stephen Cookson is a multiple award winning producer, director and writer known for Stanley a Man of Variety, Steven Berkoff's Tell Tale Heart and My Angel.

Stephen is an English film director and occasional producer and writer based in London. Some of his most notable feature films have been BRIGHTON starring Phil Davis, Larry Lamb, Marion Bailey and Lesley Sharp, MY ANGEL starring Brenda Blethyn, Timothy Spall, Celia Imrie and Mel Smith which won Best Film, Best Screenplay and Best Director at the Angel Film Awards/Monaco International Film Festival.

Stephen also directed MUMBO MUMBO which starred Joss Ackland, Brian Blessed and Richard O'Brien. He directed JOURNEY TO THE MOON the first movie musical since Alan Parker's classic BUGSY MALONE to feature an entire cast of children playing adults. He co-wrote and directed STANLEY A MAN OF VARIETY starring Timothy Spall which won 20 international awards including Best Director and Best Actor.

He recently he directed SHAKESPEARE'S HEROES & VILLAINS starring Steven Berkoff and THE TELL TALE HEART adapted from the Edgar Allan Poe short story which also starred Steven Berkoff, Henry Goodman and Hugh Skinner. This film has also won 18 international awards including Best Actor and Best Film.