Born and raised in London Margot Bowman uses film to build bridges. Accessible spaces of possibility and power that connect us to ourselves and each other. Inspired by her home city’s legacy of club culture; creativity, freedom of expression and community set the tone for her visually striking approach to storytelling. Using the medium to explore identity and belonging through this lens her internationally recognised work (CICLOPE, EMMY’s, D&AD, UKVMAs, BRITISH ARROWS, CANNES LIONS) spans documentary, music video, commercial and narrative filmmaking. Represented by PRETTYBIRD her commercial clients include NIKE, SIMPLE, HEY GIRLS, and CARHART with narrative/documentary commissions from the likes of CHANNEL 4, THE TATE, DAZED and NOWNESS.

Bowman is a Royal Society of the Arts Fellow and a member of the PBS / POV cohort at the 2022 Wyncot Fellowship. COMING HOME, her recent documentary short had its World Premiere at SXSW 2022 and will be broadcast in the 35th season of PBS’ iconic POV series.

  • Speaker Margot Bowman
  • Talk Title The Creative Power of Listening
  • Category 2022 Speaker