Great British Entertainment Production Team
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GBE Founding Company Director & Executive Producer
Maz was actively involved with amateur dramatics in Exeter & Cheltenham for many years. She co-produced and starred in a short film, "Waters End". Two years ago, she joined "The Tuesdays", a Cheltenham singing group. A retired Civil Servant, she now runs the business and legal side of GBE.
Film Director, Editor & Animator + GBE Founding Company Director
Ken has a long history of producing animation and graphics, and writing computer animation software to animate sequences for movies, and in-show TV graphics for the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Nickelodeon USA and the Cartoon Network. In 2015, he singlehandedly started working on "Louisa: An Amazing Adventure", and 10,000 hours later he has produced 86 minutes of stunning animation.
GBE Founding Company Director & Producer
Dave always had a passion for movie making, and loved finding out where films were being made so he could "hang about" on the set. He's appeared in many films including "The Whistleblower" and "Champions", mainly as an extra. In 2006, he co-produced/directed a short film, "Waters End", which was very well received. In 2010 he heard the Louisa lifeboat story, which started 5 years of research. After raising funds, a screenplay was commissioned and the feature animation "Louisa: An Amazing Adventure" commenced production. It is due for release in Autumn 2018.
Russell has spent time in front of the camera as a presenter, voice over artist and actor. He studied Method Acting at the Brian Timoney school in London. He also writes and produces. Having had successful business careers in computing and hospitality, he has joined the GBE team to pursue his life long ambition of film making. He has a track record of delivering projects to time and budget, and brings his knowledge to the team.
GBE Founding Company Director & Actor/Screenwriter
Screenwriter & Producer
With an MA in screenwriting and as a father of two young daughters, Adrian brought experience and enthusiasm to "Louisa: An Amazing Adventure". He looks forward to taking them to see his story come to life on the silver screen in the Autumn of 2018.
Composer of Music for Film & TV
Toby is a Worcestershire based composer whose recent credits include "Life After Flash", "Carnivore: Werewolf of London" and "The Shopper's Secret". For GBE, he has composed "The Louisa Suite".
MICHAEL (MAC) MCDERMOTT
Mac served as Director of Music in the Royal Marines. Since then, he has composed music for the Queen's 90th Birthday and the London Olympia Horse Show, and is the Music Advisor to the Edinburgh Tattoo. His beautiful song, "In Your Arms" appears in the feature animation "Louisa: An Amazing Adventure".