Adam has directed feature film and television drama across the thriller, period, horror, comedy and crime genres.

His work puts an emphasis on inventive direction, striking visuals and character lead performance.

 

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BLACKWOOD MOVIE

BLACKWOOD

 A supernatural thriller staring Ed Stoppard, Sophia Myles, Russell Tovey, Greg Wise, Paul Kaye and Joanna Vanderham. Blackwood premiered at the London Film Festival and has been sold to

Universal and BBC America.

 

'The British Sixth Sense' -Empire magazine ****

 

'Hugely entertaining, superb' - UK Horror Scene ****

 

‘A Classic English horror thriller with a killer ending’ - Metro

 

'Visually Stunning' - Heat Magazine

 

'Spine tingling. Atmospheric. Chilling’ - Star Magazine

 

'Creepy atmosphere and genuinely scary’ - Radio times

 

'Excellent performances. Terrifying’ - Sunday people

“Spot on lead performances. Wimpenny is one to watch” – Close-Up Film

ROAR

A thriller featuring

Jodie Whittaker, Russell Tovey and Tom Burke.  

"Brilliant, original and subversive, "Roar" is a film that lingers in the mind long after you've left the theatre. Expertly crafted with deft direction by Adam Wimpenny, "Roar" is creative filmmaking at its best.”

George T. Marshall Executive Director,

Rhode Island International Film Festival.

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MADONNA & BASQUIAT: URBAN MYTH

A comedy drama made for Sky Art's Emmy nominated series URBAN MYTH.

 

Written by Emmy and SAG winning writer Sarah Solemani.

 

"Before she was famous, Madonna had a short but passionate and influential relationship with Jean Michel Basquiat, a pioneer and darling of the 1980s New York art scene. Basquiat was riding high while Madonna was a coat check girl, but she already had the self-belief to know she had something special.

 

This myth takes place across one night on the New York subway, just before she infamously door-stepped music producer Seymour Stein at his hospital bedside where he signed her on the spot. This is a poignant moment, before Basquiat’s untimely death and just before Madonna broke through to “take over the motherfucking world”...

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BEHOLD THE MONKEY

A comedy drama made for Sky.

Narrated by Tamsin Greig (Episodes) and featuring some of Spain’s finest acting talent, it was nominated for ‘best scripted programme’ at the Broadcast Awards.

 

It was The Sunday Times pick of the week and has been sold to Showtime and Canal plus.

Told in the style of a fairy tale, it tells the true story of Cecilia Gimenez, an elderly lady who’s failed attempt to restore a priceless fresco of Jesus in her local church turned her into an overnight media sensation.

The film was was scored by Lorne Balfe

(The Crown, Batman Lego movie) and

shot by Ed Wild (London has Fallen, Black Mirror).

THE INVESTIGATOR:

A BRITISH CRIME STORY

( Series 1 & 2 )

A Netflix Original/ITV production,

The Investigator is a true crime docu-drama series.

 

Mark Williams-Thomas is an ex-police officer who has exposed some of Britain's most shocking

unsolved crimes.

 

Through a combination of powerful interviews, on-the-road detective work and cinematic dramatization the two series have set out to discover the truth behind some of the UK's most notorious murders. 

The Telegraph ****

The Mail ****

The Times ****

The Guardian ****

The Mirror ****

The Independent ****

FIRST TIME

A comedy drama about a young mans first sexual encounter with a more experienced lady.

The film was released theatrically throughout the UK via Lionsgate, playing ahead of Werner Herzog's

'The Bad Lieutenant - Port of Call: New Orleans.'

 

The film features

Dimitri Leonidas (Riviera) and Nina Young (Harry Potter).

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