Bryn Chainey (b. 1986) is a young British-Australian filmmaker and visual artist. In his teens he wrote and directed independent theatre, before studying at the Griffith Film School in Brisbane, Australia. Since graduating, his short films have been selected in over thirty international film festivals and won 16 prizes. In 2010 he received the emerging director’s prize of the Berlinale Talent Campus for his short, Jonah and the Vicarious Nature of Homesickness. He currently lives in Berlin, where he has also exhibited photographic and illustration works. In 2011 he received a writing fellowship from the Nipkow Foundation to develop his first feature film.