Actor and director Paddy Considine studied photography at the University of Brighton where he earned a first class honours degree. After graduating Paddy worked on a short film with old friend Shane Meadows, called Three Tears For Jimmy Prophet. Meadows went on to cast Considine in his first role in a feature film as the disturbed character, Morell in A Room For Romeo Brass (1999). He has gone on to appear in a great variety of films including The Bourne Ultimatum, My Summer of Love, In America, Hot Fuzz, 24 Hour Party People and Submarine. He starred in and co-wrote the Shane Meadows-directed Dead Man’s Shoes. His first short film as director, Dog Altogether, won a BAFTA in 2007 and his powerful feature debut, Tyrannosaur, won the 2012 Outstanding British Debut BAFTA.