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Philip Barantini

Following 20 years of performing in front of the camera – including roles in the hugely successful ‘Band of Brothers’, ‘Chernobyl’, ‘Ned Kelly’ and ‘Humans’ – Philip Barantini transitioned into directing in the late 2010s.His award-winning first short film ‘Seconds out’, written by and starring Robbie O’Neill, was the precursor to him creating the BIFA nominated short film ‘Boiling Point’, starring Stephen Graham. ‘Boiling Point’ was then adapted into the hotly anticipated one-shot feature of the same name in 2021.


It had its international debut in competition at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, and its UK premiere at the BFI London Film Festival.The film has been nominated for four categories in the upcoming BAFTAs and garnered glowing reviews from critics and audiences, who have called the film “dizzying” [The Guardian] and “utterly compelling” [Variety].Barantini’s other directing credits include feature film ‘Villain’ starring Craig Fairbrass, and his TV Debut released in early 2022, directing the last episode of the season, “The Responder’ starring Martin Freeman.