Nick Ashdon - General Manager

After graduating from Trinity College, Cambridge, Nick trained at RADA. His film credits as an actor include El Greco in El Greco, which was scored by Vangelis and was Official Selection at the Toronto International Film Festival before breaking box office records in its native Greece.

Nick’s work as Producer includes the feature films Blooded, released in the UK by Revolver Entertainment, and Dead In A Week, which is being financed and slated to shoot in the first quarter of 2014.

Nick produced the short films Bella Fleace Gave A Party, starring John Standing and Sian Phillips, and Is This A Joke? which won acclaim at international festivals from LA to NY Shortsfest and has screened at both the ICA in London and the Hollywood TLC Chinese Theatre. It found distribution through Shorts International, and is currently available on iTunes.

He executive produced The North London Book Of The Dead, which won Best Newcomer at Rushes 2012.

James Walker - Artistic Advisory Board

James graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge, with First Class Honours. His work as a published scriptwriter for film and theatre has gathered awards (Kings Cross New Writing Award, HTV Award, Best Short Film Raindance) and led him to a commission at the National Theatre, London. His theatre work has been produced in the UK and US and is published by Oberon Books. His screenwriting masterclasses at the Telegraph Hay Festival sell out each year. His latest screenplay, BLOODED, was distributed theatrically in the UK by Revolver Entertainment.

In 2004, James co-founded Young Film Academy (YFA) with Ed Boase. Young Film Academy (YFA) is now the UK's leading provider of practical filmmaking education to young people aged 6-19. YFA helps over 7,500 young people each year complete their first digital films, working in over 100 schools nationwide. Young Film Academy provides expertise and filmmaking facilitation for a diverse range of organizations including BBC, Tate, London Children's Film Festival and the Barbican Centre.

Ed Boase - Artistic Advisory Board

Ed is a graduate of the London College of Printing BA Film & Television course. His short films One Small Leap, Into Swans and Home Video gained significant recognition at film festivals worldwide, winning awards including Best Short (Raindance) and have been screened on the BBC, Canal+ and HBO. BLOODED (released Revolver Entertainment, 2011) is his feature film directorial debut.

In 2004, Ed co-founded Young Film Academy with James Walker. Having made his first film at 17 years old, and recognising the vast number of young people interested in filmmaking, Young Film Academy was born. YFA runs film workshops, seminars and masterclasses for young people across the UK.

Ed is post-producing his second feature, The Mirror, which tells the story of three flatmates who buy a 'haunted' mirror on eBay in order to claim the James Randi Foundation's $1m Paranormal Challenge.

Michael Deeley - Consultant

Oscar-winning producer Michael Deeley has produced over thirty movies, including The Italian Job, Blade Runner and The Deer Hunter. Previously Managing Director of British Lion Films and EMI Films Ltd, Michael is now Deputy Chairman of The British Screen Advisory Council.