Team

Who we are

 

At our core we are a highly experienced collective of filmmakers, and creatives artists with partnerships formed over several decades, as well as an enviable network of technical, creative and management personnel on our books.

We are, consequently, in the perfect position to assist you in the management of your production - whether that be a feature film, a short form programme, or a high-end commercial.

 

Nicholas David Lean - CEO

 

Nicholas has spent the last 19 years creating a slate of exciting and fresh genre-led motion picture screenplays as the senior creative. He wrote, directed, and produced his debut feature film, the award-winning and hard-hitting psychological thriller “Dead End”. 2016 saw the emergence of "Shed of the Dead" a film he helped conceive, and ultimately produce and he is currently prepping the exciting fantasy horror "The Candy House", with Rosanne Milliken, producer of the hilarious "Tucker and Dale vs Evil". It is due to shoot in British Columbia, Canada in Fall 2016. He is also working on structuring three separate international co-productions with UK, Irish, and USA partners - "Mindheist" - a heist thriller genre-bender set in New York City but filming in Toronto, Canada in the 'Fall 2018' on a proposed $25m budget; "TDA" - a unique spin on the traditional British heist / thriller flick, and "The Exhumed" - a creature feature led by Greek mythology and set in Ireland. He continues to develop both short and feature films, has a slate of powerful big-budgeted, star-driven feature pictures, including "Overdrive" and "Bastille" coming in the Autumn and Spring 2018, commercials, internet virals, and corporate training broadcasts, as well as infomercials for private clients. With several other medium budget, but uniquely cinematic projects setting up slowly in the pipeline, he is set to continue to write and make fresh, exciting commercial movies with named talent casts, and upwardly-scaled budgets.

 

 

Clare Nixon - Senior Make Up Coordinator

 

Clare has worked within the world of beauty and media for over 20 years. As the manager of a Knightsbridge salon for 10 years she finally made the move into media via exclusive publications such as Vogue and Hello magazines. After a successful few years on assignment that included working with celebrity clientele such as Catherine Zeta Jones, Mariah Carey, and President George Bush, she decided that she both wanted and needed a new challenge so enrolled at Bournemouth Arts University to study SFX. Since then her career has continued to climb, and she has worked post-graduation on such shows as Celebrity Juice, Tiny Tots Talent Agency, and The Fear. She has been engaged by Sky, Channel 4, and BBC, as well as other television networks, and has developed enviable levels of experience working in film, both long form feature, and short, as well as some commercials / infomercials. Absolutely in love with the process of film she takes great (maybe too much) personal delight in creating bullet wounds, missing limbs and disfigurements – weird as that might sound. She is definitely on the path she laid out for herself, constantly on the look out for exciting fresh projects into which she can inject her considerable skill and expertise.

 

 

Lawrence Rose - PA

 

Lawrie has regularly been described by producers and directors alike as “an asset to have on any set”. He is a versatile PA and promising 1st Assistant Director with over 5 years’ experience in the industry. Working on an independent feature in Missouri in the United States, he picked up the nickname 'the Wolf', taken from Pulp Fiction. It was given because you could call upon to get any task done, and to this end received an additional special mention in the films credits. He has worked as an AD on a wide variety of projects; from micro-budget shorts, to independent features with budgets up to half a million pounds. He has worked across many other departments, and it is this breadth of experience is what Lawrence believes make him a more effective 1st AD. With more than just good time management and organisational skills, Lawrence enjoys getting the best out of his crews. His management style is effective, he is likeable and respected, understands when he needs to be firm to maintain control. He is adept at working flexibly; adapting to prevent potential problems, solving them quickly and efficiently when they do occur. He enjoys the collective energy of being in production on set. Lawrence is a keen photographer in his free time, and his eye for detail has followed him into the film world – watching out for things that others might miss. Having brought a fire engine he has also got his U.K. Category C (HVG) driving license increasing the pool of talents he can bring to the table.

 

 

 

Finnbarr Delaney - Associate Producer

 

A passionate, eccentric stage and film actor. Finbarr has immersed himself in many varied roles on both stage and in film, always remaining true to his craft and method. Finbarr has studied with Rada for Shakespeare, and delved into the more obscure world of Bouffon with legendary Master Bouffon Philippe Gaulier. Finbarr has uniquely incorporated all aspects of his training over the years to arrive at his own unique method delivering truly original characters. Born an Aquarian in 1983, Finbarr has known comedy, tragedy and irony in his life from an early age. As a boy, Finbarr used to do an impression of Christy Brown's "My Left Foot", this was done to such an extent that mocking was rife. A few years on, Finbarr was in a serious road traffic accident, in which he lost the use of the right side of his body so had to re-learn how to walk, talk, read, write all over again at the age of eleven. Finbarr is certainly part of a new, exciting crop of film actors blazing a path to success. When he's not treading the boards, or immersing himself in feature film characterization, he fulfills the role of Associate Producer , assisting in the development, organisation, and production of the film slate for presentation to investors and distribution outlets. With a particular skillset biased towards IT he is a versatile and genuinely proactive filmmaker / actor with a bright future ahead of him.

 

 

 

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