Victoria Mather is an exciting talent playing in a world that combines stop-frame animation and live-action. Coming from a creative family, Vicky studied fine art, painting, photography and experimented with animation. Upon graduating from Kingston University she went on to work as an ambitious creative photographer and designer.
Producer Isabelle Stead’s latest film, Son of Babylon, recently was awarded the Amnesty International Film Prize and Peace Film Award at the Berlin International Film Festival 2010.
Faisal A. Qureshi is an award-winning freelance screenwriter, editor, director and lecturer who works in UK and abroad. As a screenwriter he has had his work produced in UK and US and has worked on projects commissioned by DNA Films, Dan Films and various other projects with the BBC.
Satwant Gill started to manage film programmes for the British Council from the early 1990's, and headed the Film Department between 2006 - 2010. During this time she has advised on and organised numerous film related events, festivals and markets worldwide, and did a five year stint as the short film programmer for the London Film Festival.
Joseph Pierce is an animator/filmmaker with a background in film, theatre and experimental art. He graduated with an MA in Animation Direction from the UK’s National Film and Television School (NFTS). His micro-short films have been in international festivals and his graduation film Stand Up has already won awards in UK and internationally.
Jenny Thompson worked in television production for 20 years as researcher and director with Granada, Thames, Central TV and independent companies, making documentaries, current affairs, arts and children’s programmes.
Born in Yorkshire in 1979, Edward Hogg studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, graduating in 2002. He is an accomplished theatre actor, having performed on numerous international stages including the National Theatre and off-Broadway.
Justin Molotnikov is a filmmaker from Scotland who started out making award-winning short films 12 years ago (Scottish BAFTA, FUJI Award, Kingussie Film Festival and Belfort Film Festival) that played at festivals worldwide.