Cat Davies – Writer, Director, Producer, Production Designer
Cat has an MA in Creative Writing from Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. Her poetry and short stories have been published in print and online, and a short story recorded for broadcast by Short Story Radio. She has also written features and one novel.
Her short films include the award-winning KEEN-wah and hit comedy horror Connie, starring Catrin Stewart (Doctor Who, Stella), which is currently nominated for a prestigious iHorror award in the US. Both are playing the international film festival circuit.
She has three further short films in development or pre-production, Hank: Portrait of a Serial Killer, Blood Shed and TickTock, and is co-founder of Moranic Productions Limited with her partner, screenwriter/director, James Moran. She is Executive Producer and Social Media Manager of their award-winning web series, Mina Murray’s Journal.
Cat has worked professionally in broadcasting since 2005 at the BBC, Worldwide and ITV across TV and radio genres as a researcher, co-ordinator, project manager, production manager, and publishing/brand executive.
She was Project Manager of The Listening Project with BBC Radio 4, which won a Sony Radio Academy Bronze Award for Best Speech Programme, and Production Manager of the prestigious BBC Food & Farming Awards.
Cat comes from a performance background. She began dance training aged four and attended performing arts school, training in acting, dance, singing and musical theatre. She has several television and radio appearances to her credit.
She is currently completing a second MA in Professional Media Practice, including feature film production at the Met Film School, and online journalism at Goldsmiths.
James Moran – Producer, Editor
James is a writer, director, producer and editor. James wrote the movies Severance, Cockneys Vs Zombies, Tower Block, and episodes of Doctor Who, Torchwood, Spooks, Primeval, Crusoe, Spooks: Code 9, The Sparticle Mystery, Eve and Crossing Lines. James also contributed to the script of The Borderlands (released in the US as Final Prayer).
A genre favourite, James has made several popular “Turn Of Your Bloody Phone” idents for Film 4 FrightFest. His shorts, which include Crazy for You starring Hannah Tointon (Inbetweeners) and Arthur Darvill (DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Broadchurch), and features have played at festivals all over the world, winning several audience awards.
Bruce Melhuish – Director of Photography
Bruce Melhuish is an award-winning DOP. He specialises in narrative film, with credits including the critically acclaimed psychological thriller The Glass Man, starring Andy Nyman, James Cosmo and Neve Campbell. He worked with James Moran previously on the award-winning short, Crazy For You. His latest feature, Welcome to Curiosity is due for release in 2016.
Jack Ayers – Camera Operator
Jack Ayers is a London-based DOP who has been working over the last 8 years on a wide range of projects, from award-winning web series including 3some and Turn Me Online, to cult feature films including Who’s Changing: An Adventure in Time with Fans. Jack started his career wanting to be an actor but while studying at The BRIT School, got a taste of Media production and fell in love with being behind the camera.
Helen Miles – Sound Recordist
Helen Miles is a freelance sound recordist and designer based in South London. Helen works on a variety of projects from film & TV, to web and corporate. She can provide custom sound design, effects and foley, as well as audio restoration and the facilities for voice-over and ADR. She has worked on feature films including Hinterland, nominated for Best UK Feature award by Raindance Film Festival 2014, and the forthcoming Provenance.
Kirsty Leigh Graham – Make-Up Artist
Kirsty Leigh Graham is a South African born artist based in London. Kirsty is currently working in hair, make-up, make-up FX and prosthetics for the film and television industry. She studied at Gorton Studio, the first specialist prosthetics and make-up FX school in Europe. Kirsty runs her own make-up and FX company, FX Gremlin Productions. Always looking for the next innovative project; Kirsty works across genres and finds them exciting in different ways.