Writer/ Director - Heather Taylor
Heather Taylor is a writer, director and producer whose work has been produced and published in Europe, Asia and North America. Her first feature, The Last Thakur, premiered at the London Film Festival 2008 and went on to a cinematic and DVD release. Her second feature, The Grim, is in pre-production and her full length documentary, Control Shift Delete, is in post production with Red on Black Productions.
Director of Photography - Iain Weir
A hairy rower man from South West London, Iain has brought more to the party than just a beard and a couple of Canon DSLR’s. Having honed his skills on stills, Iain ventures into motion picture, displaying the same levels of aptitude and creativity in both. Using an instinctive approach he captures the emotion and sentiment with a fresh take on photography and film.
More work by Iain can be found on iainweir.info
Editor - Sarah Taylor
Sarah Taylor is a nine-year veteran Editor with a wealth of broadcast and non-broadcast experience that includes network television series, magazine shows, and countless corporate and government video productions. She is the lead editor of the sketch comedy series’ Caution: May Contain Nuts and E-town. She has also worked on various documentaries including award winning Brooks: The City of 100 Hellos.
Composer - Richard Hammarton
Richard composes for TV, Film and Theatre. Credits include “Speaking in Tongues” , “Ghosts” and “The Mountaintop” in Londons West End as well as “Dr Faustus” and “Edward ll” at Manchester Royal Exchange. He composed additional music for seasons 3 and 4 of Agatha Christies Marple ( ITV and PBS ) as well as orchestrating “Silent Witness”, “Dracula”, “Jericho” and “Primeval” ( BBC and ITV ). He is currently composing for a stage adaptation of Jane Austens “Persuasion”
First AD - Suzie Burgess
Suzie is new to assistant directing but brings with her years of production experience from the pharmaceutical industry. Under the guidance of Heather Taylor, Suzie has very quickly broadened her skill set and hopes to go on to produce high quality pieces such as the Raptured series in the future.
Sound Recordist - Asteriks
Displaying a keen interest in how sound merges with visual imagery, Asteriks uses transferable skills acquired from his music production and audio engineering background to provide dependable, comprehensive ‘audio’ support to independent Film Makers. With a proven track record as a very capable Boom Swinger and Sound Recordist, he’s also a competent and effervescent Sound Designer & Sound Editor.
Sound designer - Fred Fournier
Fred is an experienced sound designer with over 100 projects under his belt. He is a founding member of Tin Can Podcast where he is the in-house sound designer/ editor. For Braine Hownd Films, Fred is the in-house video editor, sound designer and composer. Find out more at: www.brainehownd.com or www.tincanpodcast.co.uk
Sound Recordist - Matt Higgins
Matt Higgins has a background in recording music, making music videos and live sound engineering. In January 2011 he attended the ‘Location Sound Recording’ course at the National Film and Television School and has worked in the film and TV industry ever since. Currently he is working on lots of short films, getting the experience and sound credits on which to build a successful career in recorded sound.
Runner - Zaid Shoubber
Zaid is a keen filmmaker who has just graduated from a Film studies course at Southampton University and is currently gaining as much work experience in the film industry as he can. So currently a runner, he hopes eventually he will be able to direct or produce. His current films can be viewed on his youtube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/zaidolliecary