CAST

Rebecca is a BA Acting graduate from the Italia Conti Theatre Arts and she has just finished her first term at Identity School of Acting. Rebecca has recently filmed 'Samsara' for Inspired Toad Productions and 'Pose' for Anglo Films. She is soon to film the third episode of web-series 'Flake' and has recently filmed comedy short 'Haha' written by herself and her writing partner Naomi Miller. Theatre credits include; 'Sex with a Stranger' at the Pleasance Theatre, 'The Bad Seed' at The Jack Studio Theatre, 'The Wolves of Willoughby Chase' at the Jack Studio Theatre, 'Solo' at the Theatre 503 and 'Vegan Visiting' at the Southwark Playhouse.

Rebecca Rayne - Charlie

Ruby Donovan - Rosie

Ruby has appeared in several T.V. adverts, been the lead in a short film, performed in 'Evita' in the West End and worked for six months on the Disney production, 'Mary Poppins Returns' which is to be released at Christmas. Ruby attends the Barbara Speake Stage School.

Díana Bermudez - Shana

Díana is a British theatre and screen actor of Colombian/Native American heritage. Her theatre work has taken her across the globe and includes recent 5* political play 'Valiant', which debuted at Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Her TV credits include guest lead roles in 'Doctors' (BBC), 'Shakespeare & Hathaway' (BBC), and 'Karen Carpenter: Goodbye to Love' (ITV). She was the face of the Humans 2 (Channel 4, AMC) TV campaign. Díana recently filmed opposite Natalie Portman for Xavier Dolan’s upcoming feature 'The Death and Life of John F. Donavon'.

Helen Mutch - Ali

Helen Mutch trained as a dancer at local schools and The Urdang Academy in London. Having studied performing arts, excelling in ballet, jazz & contemporary dance, she made the transition into acting for TV and film. Helen's first noteworthy project was Channel 4's 'All in The Game', playing opposite Danny Dyer in the role of Loretta. She then worked with BAFTA award-winning production company Silver Films playing Debbie in their short film 'Gardens with Red Roses', which premiered at Raindance Film Festival. Helen then appeared in BBC1's 'Casualty' playing Fran Chinton opposite Annette Badland, which was then followed by filming the TV movie 'The Village' with Eleanor Tomlinson in the Czech Republic playing Melanie. Helen has most recently starred in 'Vestige', a cutting-edge virtual reality film that premiered at Tribeca 2018.

Shno Kamal - Marlene

Shno is an actress and recording artist of Kurdish heritage. She was brought up in the Netherlands where she has appeared in a variety of Dutch TV shows. After graduating from Eas15 Drama School, Shno has done ADR work for ITV's 'The Missing', VO work for XBOX and Fedex and has filmed her first female lead role in a feature film coming out in 2019. 

Katie Ray - Annabelle

Film credits include: 'Chloe in Nadia' (2018), 'Mother in Terror' (2018), 'Selfish Mother', (2017), 'The Cabin' (2016), 'The World According to Robert Landers' (2013), 'Water' (2009), 'Macbeth' (2007) and 'Sheepdog', which won first prize at the International Film Festival (2004). Theatre credits include: Rosemary Clooney in the UK Premiere of 'Tenderly '(New Wimbledon Studio), Dyanne in 'Million Dollar Quartet' (London, Auckland and on tour), 'Truly Scrumptious' in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (International tour), 'Wendy'in Peter Pan (Dublin), originated the role of Mary Gray in 'Monkee Business' (London Dominion), 'Liesl' in Sound of Music (London Palladium - original cast & the original workshop), BBC Royal Variety Show as Liesl in 'Sound of Music' (London Coliseum), Stella in 'Vendetta!' (Library Theatre Company in rep.), Narrator in 'Joseph and His Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' (New London Theatre). Also, Katie was in the original cast of' Zorro' as first cover Luisa (Stage Ent.) and part of the original cast of 'Can't Smile Without You' where she covered and played Mandy (Bill Kenwright Ltd.). Katie is an ambassador for a company in Australia/Vietnam and visits there regularly for concerts. Recording work includes: Billie in 'Billies Great Adventures' (Julian Ronnie), Mia in 'Going into Hospital' animation (Chelsea and Westminster Hospital), Alice in 'Last of the Mohicans' (Mammoth Productions), Rude Wines Commercial (David Lowe), Goldie/Friend 1 in 'The Quentin Dentin Show' (Hannah Elsy 2018), 'Secret in the Spy' (Paul Garred).

Toby Sauerback - Francis

Toby trained in The Young Vic theatre from 11 years old until he was 16. I went into construction for 33 years. In September 2017, he retired from construction to pursue Acting and This year, has been very fortunate to be in five short films. Toby has also done three photo shoots and a catwalk show for Central St. Martins in Kings Cross, a promo for 'Sony movies for men' and a promo for 'King of thieves', a new film out now. Toby love what he does.

CREW

Alex Turnbull - Creator and Writer

Alex is a writer and journalist. In 2016, Alex co-wrote 'The Watcher, Her' with Harry Crossman, which went on to be nominated for multiple awards. This was Alex’s first venture into the industry and he immediately caught the film-making bug. After working on 'Grasslands' as a producer, Alex is now the creator and writer of 'Unicorn'.

Henry Bennett - Producer

Henry graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2016 with a degree in Economics. Having worked across the tech and finance industries, he now focuses on film production, with an aim to using his skills to develop commercially successful content.

Harry Crossman - Writer and Director

Harry is a freelance director, writer and editor. He graduated from MET Film School in 2014 with a BA (Hons) Degree in Practical Filmmaking. Passionate about film from a young age, Harry made his independent directorial debut with 'The Watcher, Her' (2017), which toured the film festival circuit having been screened the BFI Southbank with Shorts on Tap, the New Haven IFF and at the Auckland IFF in NZ. This was followed later in the year by his second short, 'Come Play' (2017), an experimental art house short. Earlier this year, he wrote and directed 'Grasslands', a short film about mental health. Other past credits as an editor include short film 'Fiske and Creep', fashion film 'Defase' for designer Diana Diaz’s Autumn/Winter collection, Pause TVs fashion video with the dance group Flawless, as well as filming, editing and managing online content for cellist Guy Johnston.

Rhys Williamson - Executive Producer, Writer and Production Manager

For the last five years, Rhys has written, produced and directed Edinburgh Fringe Festival Shows with professional magician Chris Cook. Their shows have been commercial and critical successes, with their 2017 show 'Chris Cook: Control' being described as the "Best Show of the Fringe 2017" by World Magic Review. His success at the Fringe has led to freelance opportunities with Percept Productions, which has included writing and research on a corporate speech and a whisky travel TV show. In his most recent role, Rhys was the writer and a magic consultant on an immersive horror experience to promote the Warner Brothers film 'The Nun'. Rhys currently works as a marketing executive for the Mark Allen Group, where he has developed skills in branding, design and copywriting. He hopes to utilize these skills in a career in film and theatre.

Natalja Safronova - Director of Photography

Natalja is a Director of Photography with a keen eye for storytelling and lighting. Having graduated from the National Film and Television School, she now is involved in a variety of shoots, including fashion films, music videos and short films. With a variety of skills and a passion for technology, she is a keen Photographer and Filmmaker.

Christina Cushing - Art Director

Christina is an art director, set decorator and filmmaker based in Nottingham and London. She graduated from a BA Fine Art in 2017 with First Class Honours for her film work, which has been exhibited in galleries in Holland and across the UK. In 2015 she received first place accreditation in Nottingham Contemporary’s ‘Affinity’ short film competition.

Jonny Ainslie - 1st Assistant Director

Jonny is a freelance writer, journalist, and filmmaker. He has worked as an in-house development researcher at Sugar Films creating original TV and Film content for BBC, ITV, C4 and Sky in the USA, and as a researcher on the flagship C4 current affairs program 'Unreported World'. He has directed a range of drama and factual shorts, and coverage of the Raindance film festival in London. His documentary, 'The Eureka' (2016), is now a permanent exhibit alongside its subject in the Clarks' Museum, Somerset. Whilst studying English Literature at Exeter University for a BA (Hons) specialising in Film, he worked as the Head of Creative of their 5-time national award-winning student media station, XTV. He is currently the lead writer and founder of 'Journalists On Truth', a public information project interviewing some of Britain's leading journalists like Peter Hitchens, Marcel Theroux, and Gary Younge.

Helena Jung - Script Supervisor

Helena is a freelance script supervisor based in London. After graduating in 2015 from Queen Mary, University of London, with a BA in English and Film Studies, Helena pursued a career in writing before finding the professional niche of Script Supervision. Having worked on many national and international commercials and corporate videos, over ten short films, a ten-part TV series and as an assistant on a feature film, she continues to pursue her passion for Film and Television in a wide variety of projects and styles. 

Soaf Wyatt - Hair & Make-up Artist

Soaf is a freelance make-up artist and special effects specialist. She graduated with a BA Honours degree in media make-up in 2014, but has been working as a MUA for eight years. Most of her work is film & TV based but she also does photo shoots and events - her most recent job was working as a prosthetic artist on Disney's 'Artemis Fowl'. Her work takes her all over the country but she is mainly based in London and Bristol.

James Tocher - Sound Recordist

James is a freelance sound recordist, audio engineer and music composer with 2 years of experience in the industry and 3 University Degrees in Digital Post Production, Music Production and Music Composition. This will be his 17th production James has worked on. He has worked with the likes of Ashley Walters, Dominic Chianese and other famous actors, as well as many up and coming directors on a range of Broadcast Media, Short Film, Commercial and Corporate projects.

Hannah Green - 2nd A.C.

Hannah is just finishing up her Film and Television Production BA Degree at the University of Hertfordshire, where she has been developing her skills in camera and grip gear alongside running on short films. She is an aspiring cinematographer, and both photography and filmmaking have been long-time passions of hers. Hannah also has a background in Visual Effects, recently working on 'Tomb Raider' (2018) and 'Justice League' (2017). 

Ben Elliott - Spark

Ben, a manifestation of the cruel sense of humour of some wicked deity, came into being almost a quarter of a century ago. Those who have met him agree that his entire existence is seemingly a practice run for a more intelligent and charismatic individual. He enjoys staring at the wall and thinking about what, why and how, but not when, which would explain his problems with punctuality. His most treasured possession is his 'Walking With Dinosaurs' interactive DVD.

Bradley Osborne - Assistant Production Manager

Bradley is a trainee lawyer at a leading corporate law firm. Prior to this, he studied politics at undergraduate level after which completed a law conversion then studied for his Masters in Law and Business. In 2016 Bradley featured in his first ever film, 'The Watcher Her’ (co-written by Harry Crossman and Alex Turnbull). As a result of this foray into the film-making world, Bradley’s passion and appreciation for the arts has grown and he leaped at the opportunity to work alongside Harry and Alex again.

Hannah Cline - Costume Supervisor

Hannah is a graduate in BA Korean, recently returned from a year in South Korea, where she worked for NBC at the 2018 Winter Olympics. She has a passion for the language of storytelling, both visual and written, and a determination to carve out a niche for herself in the film and television industry. To date, she has experience of working in logistics, script supervision and as a runner.

Bethany Elmer, Design Assistant

Bethany is an Art Director, Props Maker, and Scenic Artist based in Essex and London. After obtaining a First Class Honours degree in Fine Art, she has pursued an enthusiasm for creating visual narratives by freelancing across various roles. From constructing puppets for pantomime, to working most recently on creating a theatrical, Tim-Walker-esque music video for the band Laish, Bethany is constantly working to intensify story telling with compelling imagery and immersive spaces.

Emma Barrott - Stills Photographer

Emma has over 8 years experience as a freelance photographer and a graduate in 20th Century History with a background in Fine Arts. She currently splits her time between Yorkshire and London. Her work has taken her the length and breadth of the country, Emma's clients include: BBC, The Dukes of Bordello, Elessar, Freshman Guitars, Kerrang, NME, The Perse School, Summer City & Summit Media. Currently Emma works as a photographer for Regional Media Visuals. 

Michelle Robb - Graphic Designer

Michelle is a Graphic Designer with a passion for using design to create social and environmental change. She currently works for the environmental charity Hubbub, which looks to inspire greener lifestyles. Outside of Hubbub, Michelle has taken on several freelance roles including exhibition design for the National Trust, poster design for magician Chris Cook for his Fringe show ‘Chris Cook: Chance’ and promotional branding for London History Day 2018. Michelle will be working with us moving forward on wider brand strategy and the creation of an Electronic Press Kit.

Connor Williamson - Production Assistant

Connor is a recent Classics graduate from the University of Newcastle. With a passion for film and television and experience in the hospitality industry and volunteering for the National Trust, Connor demonstrated the skills of hard work and perseverance that any production assistant needs.

Ana Ladislau - Runner

Recently based in London, Ana has experience on set from working as a production assistant in short films, commercials and corporate videos. Recently graduated from a Filmmaking Diploma at London Film Academy, Ana continues to pursue her passion for Filmmaking, getting involved in several projects.

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