Lions Den Films was founded in 2008 by Dan Cleland to create unique, audience-engaging content for film, television, advertising and online.

We produce narrative and documentary films inlcuding BIFA nominated short film, ‘Washdays’ (2009) directed by Simon Neal, in conjunction with Deeply Vale Films.  Dan co-produced Zeitgeist Films' ‘Orthodox’ (2016), the feature film debut from writer/director Davd Leon, produced by Daisy Allsop.

'Body of Water' by writer/director Lucy Brydon, produced by Dan and Jeannette Sutton was comissioned by the Film London Microwave Scheme and will make it's festival debut in early 2020.

'Are You Proud?' the feature documentary debut from Ashley Joiner, produced by Dan and co-produced by Christian Gordine had it's first work-in-progress screening at the BFI Flare Festival in London in March 2017.  The film was released to great acclaim in sumnmer 2019 in the UK by Peccadillo Pictures.

We have many projects currently in development including; Dean Loxton's feature debut as writer/director 'Nathan Won't Ride', due to shoot in 2020.  The film will be produced by Dan and Elizabeth Boag.  

We also work across a number of commercial and corporate sectors. Our television commercial clients have included such international brands as, Volkswagen, Kleenex, Toblerone, Innocent Smoothies, Vodafone, Waitrose and Morrisons.  

We've created content for online campaigns working with broadcaster UKTV to create weekly video podcasts for their channel, Dave.  In 2009, we shot a series of mini-documentaries for the international charity, ActionAid, based around their projects in Malawi.

Please scroll through the biographies here to learn more about the filmmakers that form Lions Den Films.  If you have any queries, please don't hesitate to be in touch: hello@lionsdenfilms.com

And, we're aware that our apostrophe has gone walkabout.  There's a reward if you find him, so let us know…

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