Tony Hipwell

School of Arts and Media

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Media City Campus 2.14

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Tony Hipwell is an award winning independent filmmaker and Academic Fellow in Film Production at Salford University. He has directed feature films, shorts, music videos, branded content and webseries including the cult comedy Zomblogalypse. His debut feature, Whoops! premiered at Raindance and was the only British film selected for the Raindance Tour 2014.

His work has been officially selected in numerous international film festivals including Edinburgh and Nantes.  He was a semifinalist in the ScreenCraft Short Film Contest 2017 and a quarterfinalist in the ScreenCraft Comedy Screenplay Contest 2015. He has developed projects with Fox Searchlight, Channel 4, the BBC and HBO and is currently in postproduction on a feature film version of Zomblogalypse.


  • Film Production

Research Interests

  • Branching narrative 
  • VR Film

Qualifications and Memberships


  • LLB Law
  • BA and MA film
  • RSciTech