FOUNDERS

GRAND JURY

DR NEIL HILLMAN

A British TV and feature film sound designer and editor, notable for his work on the Oscar-winning film Lincoln, New York I Love You and Grace of Monaco.

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ALAN SHARMAN
Highly regarded Fashion & Commercial Agent and head of the aptly title Alan Sharman Agency.
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KIA PEGG
Bafta nominate Birmingham born actress. Star of Tracy Beaker Returns and its follow-up The Dumping Ground.

ANNABELLE BEVAN

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NICHOLAS BAILEY

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KARIN HASLOP
DAMIAN GALLAGHER
Actor / writer who worked for the Ladd Company providing script coverage
LUKE RUFO
Producer at ITV and award winning writer/director.
Luke's feature film "Perfectly Frank" is screening at this year's festival.
DAVID BEAUMONT
NICK BARTLEET
A commercial and music video director with 20 years experience working with Adidas, ASICS, Bentley, GARMIN and Visa
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ANTHONY WALDRON
Birmingham born Bafta winning producer with 16 year experience in film and television.

COMMITTEE

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SOPHIE CANARE
Award winning producer and actress and head of the Birmingham Film Market.
RACHEL WARREN
Actress/Producer with 17 years experience working for ITV, BBC, Netflix, Sky Channel 4 and Amazon.
HOLLY KENYON
Multi award winning producer and actress with experience in commercials, television and film.
PAUL ULLAH
Cinematographer with over 30 years experience, in film, television and commercial production.