Deva Films is an international award winning film production company managed by, writer director, Deva Palmier.
Deva had an itinerant childhood living in New Zealand, Indonesia, India, Switzerland, the UK and this has made an impact on her creative work.
She was recently awarded a distinction for an MA in Feature Filmmaking at Bath Spa University, where she focused on Finding Clive.
She originally trained as an actress at Guildhall School of Music and Drama with a BP Scholarship and after working as an actress and touring across Canada with her own theatre company, she spent the summer studying filmmaking at Tisch School of the Arts, NYU, on a William and Eva Fox Fellowship.
Her short films have been selected for many awards including a Silver Plaque at Chicago International Film Festival and joint runner-up for the BBC New Filmmakers award.
In 2006 she was mentored by Gurinder Chadha for a year on the prestigious Guiding Lights scheme.
Finding Clive, romantic comedy feature film with songs, starring Shirley Henderson and Roger Allam with Alison Sterling of Ignition Films producing to shoot in 2018. Finding Clive was selected from over 7,200 feature film scripts as a quarterfinalist for the Academy Nicholl Fellowship 2013, second rounder at Austin Film Festival 2013, and Austin Film Festival 2012 and The Red Planet Prize 2012.
Five Artists, documentary, ongoing shoot.