Brad has worked in theatre, film and TV since leaving school, working in the camera and editing departments, before making his move into directing with shorts and music videos. He wrote and directed the feature film ASYLUM NIGHT, winning the Tromafling award for BEST UK FEATURE at the Edinburgh Festival.
Soon followed the SILVER MELIES nominated feature film BEACON77 (The 7th DIMENSION in the U.K.), a supernatural thriller he wrote and directed, released theatrically in the UK and in over 15 other countries.
Brad has directed music videos for artists including THE STEREO MCs, AMY STUDT and THE COURTESANS and his latest feature film, HALLOWS EVE was premiered at 2016 LONDON FRIGHTFEST and invited to screen at the BFI before going to market through Moviehouse Entertainment. in 2017 the movie has it's U.K release on NETFLIX, AMAZON and SKY along with the USA and other European territories. Brad is currently in post production for the Anthology Feature Film, FOR WE ARE MANY for Hex Media and designs and directs hologram shows in the U.K. and India.
". . .A slasher film for us Brits - finally. A must-see for genre fans, saturated with references to the classics with plenty of scares."
- THE HOLLYWOOD NEWS
Beacon77 (the 7th Dimension)
". . .genuinely fascinating and highly enjoyable... Director Brad Watson might be the next Terry Gilliam or John Carpenter."
- BLACK STATIC MAGAZINE
". . .solid supernatural entertainment with laudable gravitas."
- THE RADIO TIMES
". . .an ambition that marks Watson out as one to watch."
- TOTAL FILM
“. . .towers over most American efforts at this level, as it segues from semi-serious creepy picture to knockabout pisstake in early Peter Jackson style."
- KIM NEWMAN, EMPIRE MAGAZINE
“. . .what a debut! This film is a crazy, witty, intelligent, blood-soaked and triumphant tour de force...the horror world has waiting too long for genius like this!
- JASON JONES, THE HORROR CHANNEL
108 Hours Missing
"... intriguingly suspenseful, perfectly acted and delivers on its big twist..."
- STARBURST MAGAZINE