Beadie Finzi was the producer of ‘Unknown White Male’ a feature doc about a young amnesiac rediscovering his life which was selected for Sundance and the Oscars Shortlist in 2006. Beadie has gone on to direct ‘The Hunger Season’ on the system of humanitarian food aid. Shot in Southern Africa, the film was commissioned by Channel 4, NHK Japan, SBS Australia and YLE Finland. Beadie is currently filming ‘Vida Ballet’ with Tiger Lilly Films which charts the story of a two young kids trying to dance their way out of the favelas of Rio.
Beadie is one of the founding directors of the Channel 4 British Documentary Film Foundation, a grant giving body which invests in independent documentary filmmakers, and also the festival director for the BRITDOC, the UK’s favourite independent documentary film festival which takes place in Oxford in July.