Burgess began directing films for her band Woman’s Hour and has since directed music videos, commercials and narrative films for acclaimed artists, brands and editorial platforms such as Gucci, Burberry, Nowness, Nike, Adidas and Jo Malone. She has directed music videos for award-wining musicians such as Raye, Läpsley, Hayden Thorpe, Gracey and Olivia Dean. Burgess received a Silver Young Director Award at Cannes Lions 2019 and was named Campaign’s ‘Pick of the Week’ for her first ever commercial with Mother London. As a proud feminist, she is drawn to projects that empower women and provoke debate. Aside from filmmaking, Burgess runs regular workshops in an adolescent psychiatric unit as a drama and arts facilitator and is an advocate for greater mental health awareness. Burgess currently lives in London.