Dean Puckett is a writer & director of films, photographer, and a support worker in mental health. After a decade of working in documentaries, Dean moved into fiction with the help of Creative England and the BFI, creating three short horror films that have gained worldwide recognition. The Sermon, Satan’s Bite & Circles. He is currently working on a slate of feature film projects including folk horror MAGPIE which was one of the 2018 iFeatures projects, developed with assistance from BBC Films & BFI, and is now in active late-stage development with Bankside Films. In addition to Magpie he is currently writing SEAGULL, a vampire movie, set on the English Riviera which is in Development with BFI NETWORK & Early Day Films (BAIT),
He has been selected for a number of well-regarded schemes such as
Network @ LFF and Pustnik.
He is one half of GRASP THE NETTLE