About Us

Welcome to HeteroDocs


An emerging production company that prides itself 

on connecting with people through documentary & social change films. 

HeteroDocs uses documentary and immersive story-telling to inspire and challenge perspectives.

HeteroDocs was selected as Creative England's CE50# as one of the 'exciting, innovative and disruptive creative companies' to watch this year.

Founded by filmmaker Siobhan McDonnell who is a BFI NETWORK X BAFTA CREW Participant 2019. 

Commercial Projects


We have supported charities and clients both in the UK and abroad. 

Documentary Film


Documentary films focused on human stories capturing everything from human rights to the break-through medical stories.

Our Work

Showreel 2019 - Coming Soon. 

Find out what HetroDocs have been getting up to in 2018/9

Youth Film Workshops

Picture My Story was founded by Siobhan McDonnell and Dr John-Mark Philo in an attempt to give elements of childhood back to vulnerable young people in refugee camps. Picture My Story teaches the basic in filmmaking to facilitate young people exploring their imagination in a safe space. Since 2016 the project has completed three successful projects on the Greek island of Chios.

God's Glass Ceiling

Should the shape of our genitals shape our career?

We went behind the scenes  into the politics of the Church of England at The General Synod as we ask the question 'Is the Church sexist'?

A Short Documentary from 2016 investigating the role of women in the church amid the furiously hot debate of 'Women Bishops'.