Ed Blum is a BAFTA-nominated director, who started his career in broadcast television as a business journalist for the BBC. He directed numerous drama reconstructions, comedy shows and on ITV's The Bill. He went on to produce numerous programmes for both the BBC and Channel 4, becoming a Series Producer and eventually serving as Deputy Editor for BBC News and Current Affairs Development.
After leaving the BBC, he directed 'Scenes of a Sexual Nature', starring Tom Hardy and Ewan McGregor, which was nominated for a British Independent Film Award. His short film, 'The Last Post', received a BAFTA nomination.
Whilst working with well known actors Ed became a target of phone hacking by the News of the World. He has subsequently worked alongside Hugh Grant on a variety of campaign videos for 'Hacked Off'. Ed has also made several films for charities including filming in India for the charity Justice & Care.