About Urban Apache Films

Founded in 2009, Urban Apache Films are an award winning UK-based independent film production company. We specialise in creating compelling cinematic drama, as well as documentaries and promotional films.

Director – Philip Stevens

Philip Stevens is a film and theatre director, writer and producer.

His work has been selected for festivals around the world and has won numerous international awards, including a Royal Television Society award for best short drama, a Celtx Seeds award, a BUFVC award, and selection into the British Society of Cinematographers New Cinematography night. He has just completed ‘The Knock’ for the prestigious Creative England and BFI iShorts Scheme. He also produces and directs documentaries, the most recent of which include ‘Bank’s Endeavour’ a short documentary about the life of Sir Joseph banks, featuring Sir David Attenborough. 'The Road to Rome', a feature length television documentary narrated by Sir Ian Mckellen, and the short ‘Last Post’ with poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy. Philip is creative director of UK film production companies Urban Apache Films and Red Dog Film. His previous theatre work includes ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’, ‘The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes’, ‘The Jungle Book’ UK and China Tours, and ‘The Secret Garden’. His recent tour of ‘A Christmas Carol’ played to sell out audiences at the British Museum and in the summer of 2017 he is directing his debut feature film ‘Lapwing’. 

Philip is the creative director of UK film production companies Urban Apache Films and Red Dog Film and is a member of BAFTA Crew.

Producer – Tom Walsh
Tom Walsh is an award winning producer/director. His work includes music videos, short films and documentary for online and TV. His short film, The Wraith, featuring Bernard Hill (Titanic, Lord Of The Rings) won the Best FreeFall category at the 2012 Limelight Awards.
In 2013 he was nominated for a UKMVA (UK Music Video Award) for his music video for We Show Up On Radar’s ‘Hands Up If You’re Lost’ which later went on to screen at Flickerfest in Australia and win two Limelight Film Awards in 2014.
His short film, The Last Human, was nominated for Best Sci-Fi Short Film at the 2013 Limelight Awards. His music video for Swimming’s I Do (Come True) was celebrated on io9.com as one of the best sci-fi music videos of 2012 along with others from Bon Iver, Bjork and M83.
He lives and works in the UK and also runs Polymath, a boutique film production and digital arts company, with his wife and long-term production design collaborator, Amy Nicholson.