James Callis


James has just completed adapting a sci-fi novel he wrote, entitled A.K.A Blackbird (A life in bits) into an immersive 9 hour auditory experience/ series, starring the cast of BATTLESTAR GALACTICA. Available on most audio platforms in 2023 alongside the publication of the novel. Writing credits include the film BEGINNERS LUCK, starring Julie Delpy, and the shorts ALL COCK & NO BULL, and SURETY – both of which he directed. He has several films and TV series in development including GENTLEMAN WOLF, RELACION, LONG WEEKEND, and a stage adaptation of Bulgakov’s novel THE HEART OF A DOG.



David is a BAFTA-nominated actor from Scotland.

He has written various scripts and currently has a project in development with Quay Street Productions.

Urvashi Chugani Chand

Casting Director

Urvashi has cast a wide range of features. Her credits include HOW TO BE, SHOOT ON SIGHT, THE PASSAGE, DAYLIGHT ROBBERY directed by Paris Leonti, ACT OF GOD directed by Sean Faughnan, PERMANENT VACATION, RED MERCURY directed by Roy Battersby and EXITZ. Other credits include RESIDENT EVIL, ROCKSTAR for Warner Brothers, Mike and Jack Binder’s THE SEARCH FOR JOHN GISSING, GOODBYE CHARLIE BRIGHT directed by Nick Love and LAGAAN the first Indian film to be nominated for an Oscar.

Claire Cooper


Claire has two drama series in development, SEASON OF THE WITCH (co-written with Karen Hassan), and MADE OF STONE.

Shaun Dingwall


Shaun was Executive Producer on the film INLAND, and currently in development with his feature-film ROSEWOOD.

Mark Heywood


Mark is a novelist and screenwriter. He is the co-author of the Mark Dewar Cordoba novels set in Arabic Spain, the first book in the series being shortlisted for the Crime Writers’ Association Debut Dagger Award. His play RHUBARB GHETTO premiered at the Vault Festival London, and he is currently developing crime drama and psychological thriller projects for television. His film, IDEALISTS, is currently in development, produced by Neil Thompson and with Jon Amiel attached as director.

Karen Paullada


Karen’s short film (co-written with Amy Stacy) LOVE THERAPY won BBC’s It’s My Shout, and is subsequently in development as a series with Bad Wolf. Just finished filming a short version of her 30-minute comedy LITTERPICKERS.

Jessica Ransom


Extensive writing credits include THE AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL and ELLIOTT FROM EARTH for the Cartoon Network, DANGERMOUSE (CBBC), I WAS THERE (Radio 4), and THE ARMSTRONG & MILLER SHOW (BBC). She continues to contribute numerous sketches for the BAFTA Award winning HORRIBLE HISTORIES, and has just finished several episodes of SHASHA & MILO for Zodiak Kids. Her series THE MANOR is currently in development with Lion TV.

Steve Speirs


Steve wrote, starred, and co-produced the film CAUGHT IN THE ACT (directed by Matt Lipsey), as well as multiple episodes of STELLA for Sky TV. He has developed projects with Lucky Giant/NBC Universal, BBC, Feelgood Fiction, Tidy Productions, and KingBert. His BBC Studios hit comedy (in which he also stars), THE TUCKERS, now in its third series on BBC Wales & iPlayer. Series one recently premiered on BBC2.

Amy Stacy


Amy’s short film (co-written with Karen Paullada) LOVE THERAPY won BBC’s It’s My Shout, and is subsequently in development as a series with Bad Wolf. Currently her comedy PROGRESS (co-written with Matilda Tristram) is in development with Potboiler/Channel 4.