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JASMIN MORRISON | The Fyzz Facility   Jasmin’s current role as Investment Manager for The Fyzz Facility sees her working within the investment team overseeing the lending and financing for the company. She is the first point of contact for all producers and sales agents looking to finance upcoming projects and assesses all incoming financing opportunities. In addition, she manages and monitors ongoing investments for The Fyzz’s financing arm. Her credits include 47 METERS DOWN, THE STRANGERS: PREY AT NIGHT and the upcoming THE INFORMER.

JASMIN MORRISON | The Fyzz Facility

Jasmin’s current role as Investment Manager for The Fyzz Facility sees her working within the investment team overseeing the lending and financing for the company. She is the first point of contact for all producers and sales agents looking to finance upcoming projects and assesses all incoming financing opportunities. In addition, she manages and monitors ongoing investments for The Fyzz’s financing arm. Her credits include 47 METERS DOWN, THE STRANGERS: PREY AT NIGHT and the upcoming THE INFORMER.

MICHELLE OWUSU | Scene TV   Michelle Owusu is the Director and Editor of  SceneTV  ( www.scenetv.co.uk ), a platform dedicated to promoting inclusion within television and film. This includes highlighting opportunities improving access to the industry and shining a light on creative talent in-front of and behind the camera.

MICHELLE OWUSU | Scene TV

Michelle Owusu is the Director and Editor of SceneTV (www.scenetv.co.uk), a platform dedicated to promoting inclusion within television and film. This includes highlighting opportunities improving access to the industry and shining a light on creative talent in-front of and behind the camera.

CAROLE DEAN | From The Heart Productions   Carole Dean is a producer, as well as the author of The Art of Film Funding Second Edition & The Art of Manifesting: Creating your Future. Her Executive Producer credits are BAM 6.6, Women Behind the Camera, Step Away From the Stone, American Chain Gang, and more on IMDB. Carole is an Entrepreneur who created and ran a Film business in Hollywood, NYC and Chicago for 33 years, she sold it in 2001. She created the Roy Dean Film grant in 1992 and has given over $2,500,000.00 in grants to independent filmmakers, and helped to produce over 50 films. Carole is currently the President of  From The Heart Productions , a 501C3 nonprofit, where she manages the Grant and fiscal sponsorships for the nonprofit; and she teaches Intentional film funding with Tom Malloy through  fromtheheartproductions.com

CAROLE DEAN | From The Heart Productions

Carole Dean is a producer, as well as the author of The Art of Film Funding Second Edition & The Art of Manifesting: Creating your Future. Her Executive Producer credits are BAM 6.6, Women Behind the Camera, Step Away From the Stone, American Chain Gang, and more on IMDB. Carole is an Entrepreneur who created and ran a Film business in Hollywood, NYC and Chicago for 33 years, she sold it in 2001. She created the Roy Dean Film grant in 1992 and has given over $2,500,000.00 in grants to independent filmmakers, and helped to produce over 50 films. Carole is currently the President of From The Heart Productions, a 501C3 nonprofit, where she manages the Grant and fiscal sponsorships for the nonprofit; and she teaches Intentional film funding with Tom Malloy through fromtheheartproductions.com

 
GEORGE LEMOS | Producer   George is the Founder of Marblemen, an independent film production company specialising in high end documentaries and feature films. Marblemen’s work includes the major feature documentary  The Pulitzer at 100 , (2016) directed by Oscar winner and two time Emmy winner, Kirk Simon. It was released in cinemas in New York and Los Angeles and sold to Starz, Sky Arts and Sundance TV. The documentary included appearances by Martin Scorsese, Helen Mirren, Natalie Portman and John Lithgow. Another Marbemen production  Amerika Square , (2016), was Greece’s representative film at the 2018 Academy Awards in the ‘Best Foreign Language Film’ category and was called ‘One of the best European films to date on the subject of immigration’ by The Hollywood Reporter. This was the opening film at the United Nations in New York at their Global Migration Conference in 2017. It won Best Film and Audience awards at major film festivals and Best Film at the tve Global Sustainability Film Awards under the auspices of BAFTA in 2018. It has been sold to the USA, Spain, Turkey and China.  He is currently in development and in pre-production on three original features films, one feature length documentary and two short films through his company’s initiative called ‘Marblemen Shorts’. He is on the board of directors of an USA multi-media company and also heads charitable foundations in London, England and in Lausanne, Switzerland.

GEORGE LEMOS | Producer

George is the Founder of Marblemen, an independent film production company specialising in high end documentaries and feature films. Marblemen’s work includes the major feature documentary The Pulitzer at 100, (2016) directed by Oscar winner and two time Emmy winner, Kirk Simon. It was released in cinemas in New York and Los Angeles and sold to Starz, Sky Arts and Sundance TV. The documentary included appearances by Martin Scorsese, Helen Mirren, Natalie Portman and John Lithgow. Another Marbemen production Amerika Square, (2016), was Greece’s representative film at the 2018 Academy Awards in the ‘Best Foreign Language Film’ category and was called ‘One of the best European films to date on the subject of immigration’ by The Hollywood Reporter. This was the opening film at the United Nations in New York at their Global Migration Conference in 2017. It won Best Film and Audience awards at major film festivals and Best Film at the tve Global Sustainability Film Awards under the auspices of BAFTA in 2018. It has been sold to the USA, Spain, Turkey and China.

He is currently in development and in pre-production on three original features films, one feature length documentary and two short films through his company’s initiative called ‘Marblemen Shorts’. He is on the board of directors of an USA multi-media company and also heads charitable foundations in London, England and in Lausanne, Switzerland.

ROSS URIEN | The Mill London   Ross Urien is Creative Director of  The Mill , one of the world's most highly regarded VFX and Creative Content studios.  Ross has worked closely with artists across all disciplines to further enhance The Mill’s diverse creative output and to ensure the studio continues to win and craft the very best work. Ross has been at The Mill for over 11 years, starting as a 3D Artist and quickly moving up the ranks, leading campaigns for top global brands such as Nike, Jaguar and Playstation.

ROSS URIEN | The Mill London

Ross Urien is Creative Director of The Mill, one of the world's most highly regarded VFX and Creative Content studios.

Ross has worked closely with artists across all disciplines to further enhance The Mill’s diverse creative output and to ensure the studio continues to win and craft the very best work. Ross has been at The Mill for over 11 years, starting as a 3D Artist and quickly moving up the ranks, leading campaigns for top global brands such as Nike, Jaguar and Playstation.

DENISE O’DELL | Producer   Denise was born in the U.K. She started an early career in film and travelled extensively finally settling in Spain, the favorite filming location for international productions at the time. Following various years of Line producing for top independent and studio pictures, she set up production companies in Monaco, Spain and France to produce and co-produce, becoming one of the preferred European partners for International films. Today, Denise continues producing in Babieka, focusing on the development and production of its exciting slate of projects, she speaks three languages and is a member of the "Academia de las Artes y las Ciencias Cinematográficas de España" and BAFTA in the UK.  SELECTED CREDITS  2019 - BODYGUARD OF LIES - Charles Matthau  2018 - THE RHYTHM SECTION - Reed Morano  2017 - UNDER THE EIFFEL TOWER - Archie Borders  2017 - COLD SKIN - Xavier Gens  2016 - THE PROMISE - Terry George  2014 - EXODUS - Ridley Scott  2012 - THE COUNSELOR - Ridley Scott  2010 - MR. NICE - Bernard Rose  2008 - MY LIFE IN RUINS - Donald Petrie  2007 - GOYÁS GHOSTS - Milos Forman  2006 - BASIC INSTINCT 2 - M. Caton-Jones  2005 - KINGDOM OF HEAVEN - Ridley Scott  2005 - SAHARA - Breck Eisner  2004 - A GOOD WOMAN - Mike Barker  2002 - DIE ANOTHER DAY - Lee Tamahori  2000 - SEXY BEAST - Jonathan Glazer *Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor *Selected in Cannes for Best Supporting Actor  1998 - ALL THE ANIMALS - Jeremy Thomas *Selected in Cannes for the section

DENISE O’DELL | Producer

Denise was born in the U.K. She started an early career in film and travelled extensively finally settling in Spain, the favorite filming location for international productions at the time. Following various years of Line producing for top independent and studio pictures, she set up production companies in Monaco, Spain and France to produce and co-produce, becoming one of the preferred European partners for International films. Today, Denise continues producing in Babieka, focusing on the development and production of its exciting slate of projects, she speaks three languages and is a member of the "Academia de las Artes y las Ciencias Cinematográficas de España" and BAFTA in the UK.

SELECTED CREDITS

2019 - BODYGUARD OF LIES - Charles Matthau

2018 - THE RHYTHM SECTION - Reed Morano

2017 - UNDER THE EIFFEL TOWER - Archie Borders

2017 - COLD SKIN - Xavier Gens

2016 - THE PROMISE - Terry George

2014 - EXODUS - Ridley Scott

2012 - THE COUNSELOR - Ridley Scott

2010 - MR. NICE - Bernard Rose

2008 - MY LIFE IN RUINS - Donald Petrie

2007 - GOYÁS GHOSTS - Milos Forman

2006 - BASIC INSTINCT 2 - M. Caton-Jones

2005 - KINGDOM OF HEAVEN - Ridley Scott

2005 - SAHARA - Breck Eisner

2004 - A GOOD WOMAN - Mike Barker

2002 - DIE ANOTHER DAY - Lee Tamahori

2000 - SEXY BEAST - Jonathan Glazer
*Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor
*Selected in Cannes for Best Supporting Actor

1998 - ALL THE ANIMALS - Jeremy Thomas
*Selected in Cannes for the section