We are interested in exploring the points where worlds and cultures collide and have a particular interest in sport based stories. We work across both drama and documentary and have over 10 years experience in the field. We want to tell stories with heart, passion, depth, and edge.
Fran has more than 20 years work experience across various industries, among them publishing, retail, finance, events and non-profit sector. She has an Economics degree from Australian National University, Masters in Social Development (University of Reading) and PhD in History (University of Manchester). She has worked with start-ups and established SMEs to develop business plans, set up operational procedures, streamline organisation work flows, shape marketing strategies, and conduct employee training programs. She was co-producer of the documentary Surviving History which won the Audience Poll Award at the IWM Film Fest 2009 and Winton Train Award 2009. She is co-writer of the screenplay Tree Tops, currently in production with Blunt Stuff and directed by Simon Blake.
Jesse Quinones is a writer/director/producer with 10 years experience in the film industry. In 2013 he wrote, directed, and produced his debut feature film Calloused Hands, which starred Andre Royo (The Wire). Calloused Hands screened in over 20 film festivals winning numerous awards, and was released by Kino Lorber (US) and FilmDOO (VOD outside North America). Jesse is currently developing his next feature film Cagefighter, a British set sports drama. He is also developing love story Carlito y Jane with Cuban ballet star Carlos Acosta, and is set to shoot a six part documentary series for Channel 4’s 4oD strand. He is a Patron of the British Urban Film Festival.
Jesse also lectures on filmmaking. He is a Senior Tutor at Met Film School and a lecturer at London Metropolitan University, and also guest lectures regularly at various institutions across the UK including Brighton Film School, The Actors Centre, and Act Up. In his down time he enjoys spending time with his son and training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, which he currently holds a Brown Belt in.
Jeff is an offline and online editor with over 17 years experience in film drama, doc, and tv light entertainment.
He spent 15 years working as an editor, first on linear tape suites, then Avid, Lightworks, and moved into compositing and grading on the Softimage DS (later rebranded as the Avid DS Nitris). He also continued to shoot music videos and short films.
He is in development on his first feature film, Rex Adam & Me, which has André Royo (The Wire) and John Schneider (The Dukes of Hazzard) attached. The screenplay was shortlisted by the screenplay competition at the Beverly Hills Film Festival and the Sacramento Film Festival.