Veni Vidi Film is a Creative Production Company. Our passion lies in developing and producing new work that engages audiences through unique perspectives and focuses on imaginative storytelling.  


Building on a growing network of talent we also want to help foster a collective of creatives drawing from each other through collaboration to create great work under one company umbrella. Our present slate of work includes shorts films and a number of television pilots and features in development.  


Read More about the history of VENI VIDI Company here


Director, Producer

Natalie-Anne Downs is a London-based director and producer, working professionally as a theatre director for over twelve years
before moving her skills into filmmaking. She acquired further training at the MET Film School and also has a broad range of experience working as a producer and in production on live shows for Lucasfilm and Really Useful Theatres. She founded VENI VIDI and VENI VIDI Film along with fellow filmmaker Edward Dede in 2008 and is the Artistic Director. As a director, her films have premiered at international film festivals including the IN OUT Festival, The Portobello Film Festival, Stockholm DansFilm Festival, InShadow Lisbon ScreenDance Festival and, Shakespeare on Film Festival and the 2ANNAS Riga International Film Festival. She received a number of awards for her shorts ‘Much Ado About Nothing’, ‘Hamlet’ and ‘87’,  which were all conceived, written and adapted by her as part of a ‘Shakespeare Shorts’ series. Previously as a theatre director, her extensive credits include ‘Muddy Mundo Land-The Winters Tail’, ‘The Hound of The Baskervilles – The Radio Theatre’, ‘Othello’ and ‘Much Ado About Nothing’.



Edward Dede is a filmmaker and a producer, co-founding VENI VIDI and VENI VIDI Film with Natalie-Anne Downs in 2008. 
An alumnus of the 2018 Edinburgh Film Festival Talent Labs and the Cannes Film Festival Festival Producer’s Workshop, he also has previous experience working in areas of production, press and research for BBC Studios and International award winning VFX and content studio The Mill. For VENI VIDI Film Edward has produced and co-produced on all company projects including shorts: Limbo, SPEAK, Marcellas, Give A Little More, Carnassial and comedy thriller Bucking Hell, starring David Schaal, Nicky Evans and Geoff Breton. Edward also trained as an actor at LAMDA. His credits include The Wrong Door (BBC Three), Design For Living, (The Old Vic), Shangri-La (Lime Pictures/Channel 4), Obama-ology (The Finborough) and A Dangerous Crossing (BBC Radio Three).