Feature documentary

Seahorse (2019, 90’)

Grain Media / Glimmer Films / BBC Storyville

Dir. Jeanie Finlay

Prod: Andrea Cornwell

  • Nomination, Best Documentary, BIFA
  • Documentary competition, Tribeca Film Festival
  • Official selection, Hot Docs, Toronto
  • QDoc, Portland, Oregon
  • Youth Jury Prize, Sheffield Documentary Festival

In UK cinemas from August 30th 2019, followed by BBC2 broadcast in September.


This beautifully moving and enlightening documentary follows Freddie, a transgender man on his quest to become a father and give birth to his child.

“One trans man’s pioneering quest to fulfil an age-old desire: to start his own family. The is the story of the dad who gave birth.”

Directed by the award-winning team of Jeanie Finlay (Orion, Hip Hop Hoax, Goth Cruise) and produced by Andrea Cornwell (Apostacy, Bruce Lee and the Outlaw, Suite Francaise).

Executive producers Orlando von Einsiedel (Virunga, White Helmets, Evelyn) and Charlie Phillips Black Sheep) f0r the Guardian.

Editor Alice Powell, Sound designer Pip Norton.

Scored for strings, piano, accordion, guitar and electronics.