Hugh Ballantyne

Hugh Ballantyne

Hugh Ballantyne (SE 84-89) is an Emmy Award-nominated producer and director.

His programmes have been aired on many channels including ITV, History, National Geographic, Discovery, SKY 1, CH7 (Australia) and CNN. Whilst making films for a number of international production companies, Hugh has travelled all over the world including Morocco, Israel, South Africa, China, Borneo, India, Thailand, Malaysia, Canada, Australia, US, and across Europe.

Hugh’s stories include history, science, religion, survival, travel, arts and culture. He has directed actors, presenters and the public to create character driven specialist factual television and well-crafted drama documentaries.

Hugh graduated from the Sydney Film School in 2003. Previously, he worked as an Architect, achieving his chartered qualifications in 1997.


New York, New York
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New York, New York

I think it must be impossible to come to New York and not have a sense of stepping in to a movie; yellow cabs at every turn, curious steam rising...

DT Trip to Vitra Factory Design Museum
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DT Trip to Vitra Factory Design Museum

On Friday 26th January, nineteen Sixth Form Design students accompanied by Miss Hall, Mr Hodgetts and Mr Travis left Rossall School for Basel. Departing from Manchester airport and arriving at...

European Round Square Conference
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European Round Square Conference

From the 26th January to the 28th January, the annual Regional and European Round Square conference was held at Felsted School, Essex. The theme this year was Democracy and, initially...