Lou Hamilton is a director and screenwriter, creating films about inspirational people.She studied fine art at Byam Shaw School of Art and did her MA in Public Art at Chelsea College of Art before being mentored by Director David Yates, Screenwriter/producer David Collier & later by WFTV.

She made short films funded by the Arts Council, nominated twice for the David Altshul Award for creative excellence. Lou directed, produced & wrote for the BAFTA-winning Channel 4 documentary series DEATH also nominated for the RTS Awards & Broadcast Awards. Her subsequent short & feature documentaries & dramas have all won awards around the world, including D.I.P which won Best Screenplay Drama at Monaco Angel Film Awards December 2014.