CAST

JOHNNY FLYNN as GUY​

Johnny is an English film, television and theatre actor known for playing Albert Einstein in Ron Howard's Genius, and lead roles in Netflix series Lovesick and movie Song One (2014).

Johnny has appeared in many theatre productions including Jez Butterworth's JerusalemPropeller's Twelfth Night and Richard III  in the West End, and the Royal Court's Hangmen and its West End transfer.

 

He fronts the band Johnny Flynn & The Sussex Wit.

DANIEL INGS as NATHAN

A familiar face in British television comedy, Daniel has appeared in Pete vs Life, Peep Show, Uncle, W1A and alongside Johnny in Lovesick.

 

His feature films include Eddie the Eagle (2016) and Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011). 

Daniel has also acted in high-profile theatre productions in the West End and at the National Theatre including Danny Boyle's Frankenstein and One Man, Two Guvnors.

He can currently be seen in The Crown.

OMAR KHAN as PARVEZ

Omar Khan is an actor, writer and TV presenter. Having started as a presenter on Sony TV’s View Asia for seven years, he moved onto do several Bollywood films, including the smash hit Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani.

 

He has appeared in the Zing TV soap Cloud 9, presented the CBeebies show Treasure Champs and voices the character Mr. Nibblit on CBeebies cartoon Boj.

 

He won Best Actor at the 2019 Actor’s TweetFest for his performance in SweetDoh’s short film The Plunge and is a successful writer with several theatre and TV credits.

CORE CREW

SIMON RYNINKS - DIRECTOR

Simon Ryninks is a writer-director of films that are funny, tender and gently political. His latest short, THE PLUNGE, starring Lydia Wilson, was BAFTA long-listed and his previous short film, CONTRACTOR 014352, starring Johnny Flynn, won Best European Film at Brest Film Festival and aired on Canal+ in over fifty countries. His films have screened at festivals including Chicago International, Palm Springs Shortfest, and London Short Film Festival.

 

Simon is currently writing his first feature, OUT THERE, and developing a slate of other projects for film and television.

ZAK KLEIN - WRITER / PRODUCER

Zak is a writer and director from London. His short films have screened at over 70 festivals and been distributed by NiTV and Canal+. His most recent short film Contractor 014352, has won awards for Best Screenplay at the Lift-off Global Awards 2017, Best European Short at Brest Film Festival 2017, and Grand Jury Prize at Kinematic Shorts in Russia. In December 2018 it screened on French TV.

 

Zak’s previous shorts as a writer-director have won various awards and been distributed by Shorts TV.  Deleting Emily won Filmmakers’ Choice and Audience Choice awards at DC Shorts 2012.

TIBO TRAVERS - PRODUCER

Tibo Travers is a film producer and founder of SweetDoh! - a production company whose slate of fifteen short films have received two BAFTA long-lists, festival awards and selections including Palm Springs, Chicago International and Raindance. Made with support from the BFI, Creative England and Film London, Tibo's productions have received worldwide distribution and aired on Canal+, Vice TV and RTÉ.

He is currently developing his first feature film with Ffilm Cymru Wales.

ANDREW ALDERSLADE - DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Andy is a cinematographer of narrative, promos and documentaries. A strong-believer in conveying a story in images, he embraces both classic and modern, high-tech and low-fi methods to creatively tell a tale.

 

Working in all scales of production, Andy has photographed documentaries for BBC1 and Sky, small independent features and larger productions. This has included working with an array of talent including veteran director Philip Saville and stars Priyanka Chopra, Eric Clapton, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Ruth Negga.

PHILIP DAVIES - VFX SUPERVISOR

Philip is a motion graphics artist living and working in London, founder and director of Battlecat! an award-winning animation studio.

 

His recent commercial clients include Nike, Google, the BFI, and the Victoria & Albert Museum, but he started off in Johannesburg, South Africa, working on music videos for Die Antwoord.

 

His feature film credits include Dark TideTower BlockTitus, and the sleeper hit Superbob. He recently won a Vimeo Staff Pick for a short film about lava, which he made late at night because of nightmares. 

DANIEL VINCENT - PRODUCTION DESIGNER

Daniel studied architecture & set design and started his career in theatre & live entertainment. He was part of the design team of the London 2012 Olympics Ceremonies.

 

Following the Olympics, Daniel decided to focus on working in the film industry, contributing to projects including Disney's Aladdin, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom and Spider-Man: Far From Home. He is currently involved in Joss Whedon’s new series The Nevers for HBO. 

BASMAH JOLLEY - ART DIRECTOR

After studying Industrial and Interior Design, Basmah joined the London 2012 design team for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Olympic and Paralympic Games working with director Danny Boyle.

She works with Creative Director Ala Lloyd of Lloyd Live Design on a variety of events including the Tour de France Opening Ceremony and Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th Birthday Party.

She also works as an Art Director on Independent features and shorts, her most recent projects include Life Directed by Daniel Espinosa and Murder on the Orient Express directed by Kenneth Branagh.

JEFFREY MICHAEL - COSTUME DESIGN

Jeffrey is a London-based Costume Designer and member of BAFTA Crew. His work has been showcased in feature film, TV, advertisement, theatre, red carpet, and shown at London, Paris, Brazilian, and Mercedes Benz Fashion Week.

Jeffrey has just worked with RSA Films (Ridley Scott) on the critically acclaimed short film The Corridor, which was the centre piece of  ‘Daydreaming With Stanley Kubrick’ at Somerset House. 

His most recent major feature film with Blonde to Black Productions, Set the Thames on Fire, of which he was Costume Designer, has debuted with great critical acclaim.

HIRAN BALASURIYA - EDITOR

Hiran is an experienced editor, currently living and working in New York. He has worked for a variety of production companies, including Kontent Films in San Francisco and BBC Films and Ponda Films in London. He’s also edited shorts for the BFI and Channel 4 News.

Over the last couple of years, he’s cut award-winning short films, including Somebody Nobody's JUS SOLI and his directorial debut for The Milo Wladek Co., The Joyous Farmer.

SAMI EL-ENANY - COMPOSER

Sami is a British Egyptian composer whose work negotiates the fringes of new instrumental and electronic music. His collaborative practices range widely from film, fine art, theatre, games and band-life.

 

Among his clients for film scores are the BBC, the Guardian and ABC. He is a founding member of the pop band La Shark who have toured the world and released records that have had extensive radio play on BBC’s Radio 1, 6Music and XFM.

 

His music has been played by the Budapest Art Orchestra, members of the LSO and the Royal Northern Sinfonia. 

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