Cinema Extreme 2007 Workshop Participants

In 2007, the following people were awarded a place at the Skillset funded Cinema Extreme workshops:

JES BENSTOCK

AMANDA BOYLE

ESTHER MAY CAMPELL

ZACK COPPING

Zack Copping studied photography and film at Napier University. After graduating, he produced and edited several shorts before making his directorial debut with the short Cotopaxi. Cotopaxi was shortlisted for a BAFTA Scotland and in competition for Golden Bear at Berlinale 2006.

Since the workshops, Zack continues to write shorts and a is also writing a feature film.

MARGARET CORKERY

HATTIE DALTON

JULLIET ELLIS

RICHARD FENWICK

Richardís previous films include the award winning short films, Love Letter, Artificial Worlds, Safety Procedures and The Box. He has also directed critically acclaimed music videos for Death in Vegas, Timo Maas, Teenage Fanclub, Funeral for a Friend and Bent.

Since the workshops, Richard was selected as one of Screen Internationalís starts of Tomorrow for 2007. He is currently developing two feature films with international partners.

www.richardfenwick.com
www.bbc.co.uk/dna/filmnetwork/U3243944

TOM GEENS

Tom graduated with a degree in economics and post graduate in theatre studies in Belgium before moving to London in 1993. Through a combination of acting, advertising and writing has ended up writing and directing many short films, comedy sketches and ads. His short films include the award winning Compassion, Wrong and Shame.

Since the workshops, Tom has directed commercials in Italy as well as a promo for Sheffield legend Richard Hawley with Warp Films. He continues to push forward his first feature project Boredom.

www.chickenfactory.co.uk
www.myspace.com/tomgeens

CAMILLE GRIFFIN

ANDREW HAIGH

TOM HARPER

LINDY HEYMANN

ALBERT ODAGOLIAN

KRISHNENDU MAJUMDAR

MATTHEW MURDOCH

Matthew is an RCA graduate filmmaker who exhibits his work in festivals and galleries internationally, notably the Single-Shot exhibition at Tate Britain and the Encounters Short Film Festival, Bristol. Recently Matthew was a finalist for the 2006 Adobe Design Achievement Award for the film and video live action category, showing his work in The Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto.

Since the CE workshops, Matthew has been collaborating with a writer pursuing a range of film projects and is currently doing research for a film essay about migration and displacement, incorporating fiction and documentary.

www.matthewmurdoch.co.uk
www.single-shot.co.uk

DANIEL OUTRAM

Daniel's previous short film A Supermarket Love Song premiered at Sundance 2006 and went on to show at over 30 festivals, winning various awards on the way, and he subsequently found representation at ICM London (contact Jack Thomas). In advertising his commercials have picked up awards at Cannes Lions, Moscow, Kiev, Golden Hammer, and Adrenalinas festivals.

Since the workshops, he has collaborated with an animator on the project Gorilla in the Pipes which is a mixture of live action and animation. He has also applied to two other funds and waiting to hear back and is still rewriting Pighead. Directed a commercial.

Main website: www.danoutram.com
Latest commercial in development: http://imageevent.com/danoutram/svyturys

AYSHA RAFAELE

ZAM SALIM

STEVEN SHEIL

MARTIN SMITH

DAVE TUCKER

JOHN WILLIAMS

HARRY WOOTLIFF

Harry's first short film 'Nits' was shown in numerous festivals and won various awards including a BAFTA nomination, winner of the TCM award winner of Rushes, and selection for competition in Cannes.

Since the workshops Harry has directed her second short 'Trip' after winning the Orange/Northern Lights film funding award. She continues to write for television and develope her feature film script. She is represented by Micheal McCoy and Josh Varney at ICM and Moxie (commerical representation).