Isabelle
Sieb

Director for film and TV

Isabelle is a BAFTA-nominated director for film and television.

TV work includes Vigil with World Productions for BBC One/Peacock and Shetland for the BBC. The Independent said Shetland was ‘a beautifully shot, carefully and constructed and sharply directed series’. Isabelle directed the whole of The Athena, a BAFTA-nominated series for Sky, starring Ella Balinska.

Her shorts include Three Women Wait For Death, which won the Chris Collins Best of Live Action Award at the Encounters Film Festival and was long-listed for the Best British Short Film BAFTA 2017.

Isabelle is currently working on The Devil's Hour with Hartswood Films for Amazon.

Incredibly we’re already at the halfway stage of Vigil – and the submarine-set series continues to stake its claim as one of BBC One’s best new thrillers in years. Tonight we were treated to another riveting, perfectly-paced episode that saw several new secrets come to light, continuing to ramp up the tension as Amy and Kirsten attempt to solve just what’s been going on in the titular submarine – and in the navy at large.

Patrick Cremona
Radio Times on Vigil

This was big, brash television, designed to thrill, excite and terrify. To paraphrase the ad hoc eulogy given by Cmdr Newsome: it did its job. It did it well..”

Rebecca Nicholson
The Guardian on Vigil

bold, entertaining and original stories

Screen Daily
on Three Women Wait for Death

A caravan set tour-de-farce involving a frazzled female trio’s frenzied search for acceptance, love, parity, and…a cupboard full of cash

Celine Haddad
Creative England on Three Women Wait for Death

CV

Television

Director 

Producer Sue Vertue & Ken Horn
Writer Tom Moran
Starring
  • Peter Capaldi
  • Jessica Raine
  • Nikesh Patel
  • Hartswood Films for Amazon
    In Production
    Vigil
    3 x 60'
    Creator Tom Edge
    Starring
  • Suranne Jones
  • Rose Leslie
  • New thriller set in the world of Britain's nuclear submarines.

    World Productions for BBC One
    Producer Eric Coulter

    Hit BBC crime-drama set in the close-knit community of the Isle of Shetland.

    ITV for BBC One
    The Athena
    Nominated for Best Drama 2019 BAFTA Children's Awards
    6 x 30'
    Producer Paul McKenzie & Foz Allan
    Starring
  • Ella Balinska
  • New teen drama about an ex-model following her dreams of becoming a fashion designer. 

    Bryncoed Productions for SKY
    The Boy With The Topknot
    2nd Unit Director
    Producer Nisha Parti

    BBC one-off drama based on Sathnam Sanghera's hit autobiography.

    Kudos for BBC2
    Rebel Code
    In Development

    Development services. 

    Beano

    Film

    Director 

    Producer Diarmuid Hughes
    Director Isabelle Sieb
    Writer Nat Luurtsema
    Starring
  • Phoebe Nicholls
  • Lu Corfield
  • Nat Luurtsema
  • Alastair Roberts
  • Miranda and her adult-ish daughters, Hester and Rose, are crammed in a rotting little caravan to be near their irascible Gramps in his final days. They love him but his care bills are mounting and when they discover that he’s hidden his savings and doesn’t remember where... they could bloody kill him.

    Developed and funded through Creative England's iShorts+ FUNNY GIRLS, in association with BigTalk and Babycow Productions.

    Creative England
    Director Isabelle Sieb
    Writer Isabelle Sieb
    Starring
  • Jessica Swallow
  • A short comedy musical about embracing your imperfections.

    Producer James Brown
    Writer IR Bell-Webb
    BFI Broadcaster
    In Development