Talent Module 1: Introduction, Audiences and Case Studies

Stephen Follows

Stephen Follows is an award-winning writer and producer based in Ealing Studios. He is equally celebrated for his opinion forming and widely respected research into data and statistics in the film industry.  Read more.

Beatrice Neumann

Beatrice Neumann heads up BeA Film, a sales and distribution consultancy which provides advisory, educational and strategic services to filmmakers, companies and institutions. Read more.

Tom Grievson

Tom Grievson is currently Head of Marketing and Communications at FANDOR, the San Francisco-based subscription movie viewing service and social video sharing platform.

Melanie Iredale

Melanie Iredale is Deputy Director of Sheffield Doc/Fest. She was previously director of Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival and manager of Northern Lights Film Festival. Read more.

Raven Smith

Raven Smith currently leads the video commissioning team at NOWNESS, working alongside the creative and commercial directors to premiere the best in global arts and culture. Read more.

Rachel Tunnard and Michael Berliner

Rachel Tunnard is the writer and director of HOW TO LIVE YOURS (Creative England / BFI Net.Work), produced by Michael Berliner. Due for release in 2016, it is their debut feature film as director and producer. Read more.

Samm Haillay

Samm Haillay founded independent production company Third Films with Duane Hopkins in 2001. He recently produced Hopkins’ second feature, BYPASS, starring George MacKay. The £1m UK-Swedish co-production shot in nine weeks and premièred to acclaim at the Venice Film Festival. Read more.

Ashley Horner

Ashley Horner is a Producer and Director who founded Pinball Films Ltd in 1999. His last feature film BRILLIANTLOVE premiered at Tribeca Film Festival and was released by The Sundance Channel world-wide. Read more.