Writer / Director: Leanne Welham
Leanne Welham has written and directed numerous award winning short films, including the UK Film Council funded ‘Transgress’ that was nominated for ‘Best British Short’ at the Rushes Soho Shorts film festival. ’Nocturn’ was also funded by the UK Film Council and premiered at SXSW 2011. Leanne is currently in development with her first feature. For Leanne’s full bio please go to: http://nocturnfilm.com/director-bio/
Producer: Rosie Crerar
Rosie Crerar has worked across the consortium of Scottish production companies: DigiCult, Brocken Spectre and Edge City Films, and their activities in narrative based shorts, features and TV projects since 2007. Her last short film Paris/Sexy wr/dir Ruth Paxton premiered at the Edinburgh International Film Festival in 2010 and recently won ‘Best Short’ at the 2011 London Short Film Festival.
Cast: Tamzin Malleson / Jennie Jacques / Gregg Chillin
Tamzin Malleson played one of the starring roles (Penny Neville) in the Channel 4 comedy, Teachers. She has appeared in The Bill, and in the popular detective show A Touch of Frost, and recently starred in the BBC medical drama Bodies
Jennie Jacques’ television credits include playing artists’ model Annie Miller in the BBC Two period drama Desperate Romantics.[1 Jacques also starred as Beth in Paul Andrew Williams‘ home invasion urban thriller Cherry Tree Lane. In August 2009 she began filming a futuristic thriller called Shank_(film), playing Ree Ree.
Gregg Chillin is notable for his appearance as Owen in the first series of BBC Three‘s Being Human. He has appeared in many television shows such as Waking The Dead, Nearly Famous and The Queens Nose and recently starred in the BBC Series Zen playing the character of Pepe Spadola in the first ever episode alongside Rufus Sewell.
Cinematographer: Kate Reid
Kate gained her Masters in Cinematography from the prestigious National Film and Television School, having worked as a camera assistant in the UK film industry prior to this. Since graduating in 2007, Kate has shot numerous award winning short films, broadcast documentary and commercials around the world, as well recently shooting 2nd Unit on the Pathé critically acclaimed feature film Africa United directed by Debs Gardner-Paterson. Her first feature film ‘Blooded’ (Dir. Ed Boase) will be theatrically released in the UK in April 2011.
Editor: Kant Pan
Kant Pan is an Academy Award nominated sound and film editor. At the beginning of his career he worked as an assistant film editor for Giro City, Clockwise, Never Say Never Again and also David Cronenberg’s The Fly.Later, working from London, UK, he worked as a sound editor on Wish You Were Here, Dangerous Liaisons (Stephen Frears) and We’re No Angels (Neil Jordan). He then was nominated for an Oscar for his editing on Neil Jordan’s The Crying Game (1992).
Music: Joe Flory / James C Wilkie
James’ interest in film music began at an early age. His mom had recorded an overflowing crate worth of movies for him to watch as he grew up. In that pile of movies there was one film’s score which really struck the seven year old as amazing at the time: Jim Henson’s “The Dark Crystal”.
After graduating Berklee College of Music, James moved to Los Angeles to work at Hans Zimmer’s Remote Control Productions. Whilst there, James worked with renowned composers Hans Zimmer and Geoff Zanelli on movies such as Madagascar 2, Angels & Demons, and HBO’s The Pacific, among others.
James is currently based in London, where he works both locally and remotely with filmmakers on music for film.