About The Oceans 7 Film Team.
Director and co-producer
Stefan is a BAFTA-nominated and award-winning director, working in film and TV. He has series-directed several of Channel 4’s hugely successful DERREN BROWN shows and also worked on Channel 4's acclaimed comedy series PEEP SHOW. Stefan’s short film MEDIUM RARE won several awards and was screened at over 70 film festivals worldwide. He’s currently developing UNDONE, a psychological thriller set in London.
Nick Read is a documentary filmmaker with over 50 films to his credit. He has worked as a producer, director and cameraman. Nick has won two Foreign Press Association awards, the Rory Peck Impact Award, the Creative Diversity Award for best documentary, and is a three- times BAFTA finalist for best director & best cinematography. His most recent work — BOLSHOI BABYLON and THE CONDEMNED — has been distributed theatrically and screened at festivals around the world. BOLSHOI BABYLON opened in 100 UK cinemas, was longlisted for BAFTA & Academy awards and shortlisted for two EMMYs.
Mentored by Oscar-nominated cinematographer Danny Cohen (THE KING'S SPEECH), Damian was one of BAFTA’s ‘Brits to Watch’ in 2011. He has camera operated on big budget movies including JOHNNY ENGLISH and in 2016 he filmed his first feature documentary BOBBY about the legendary Bobby Moore.
Becky Way studied English Literature and first became interested in editing whilst researching for her MA in the History of Cinema. She started out as an editor in children’s television for the BBC over 15 years ago and has since worked on long and short form documentaries as well as dramas and commercials. AGAINST THE TIDES is her first feature documentary.
Paul Carlin is a film editor, working in drama and documentary for television and cinema for over 20 years. A three-time nominee for RTS Best Editing, his recent films include GHOSTS OF RWANDA (Peabody Award winner), IRANIAN MARTYR (EMMY winner), MY SCIENTOLOGY MOVIE, BEING AP and WESTWOOD: PUNK, ICON, ACTIVIST
Anna Higgs is a producer and creative executive specialising in audience engagement. In 2015 she was appointed Creative Director at global culture channel NOWNESS. Previously she was Head of Digital at Film4, spearheading innovation with projects including A FIELD IN ENGLAND, 20,000 DAYS ON EARTH, THE SPIRIT OF ’45 and FRANK.
Keith Evans is the founder and managing director of Baker Street, a film financing company specialising in British independent productions. Over the past 15 years Baker Street has overseen in excess of $200m of production finance for television and feature films, including SAVING GRACE, LADIES IN LAVENDER, BLOODY SUNDAY and MY SUMMER OF LOVE.
Gary heads Red Rock Entertainment, a UK film financing company investing in independent film projects. Gary's most recent projects include THAT GOOD NIGHT starring the late John Hurt, THE TELL TALE HEART with Stephen Berghoff and GENESIS, THE FALL OF EDEN with John Hannah.
Zero One Film is an independent film production company based in Berlin, producing cinema and TV documentaries for the German and International market. Over the past 25 years the company has produced more than 100 documentaries, TV series and feature films. Many of them won international awards, including THE PEOPLE VS FRITZ BAUER, MORE THAN HONEY, THE FLAT and the infamous 24-HOURS BERLIN.
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Whipped Sea is an independent French production company led by Ghislaine Couvillat and focusing primarily on adventure documentaries. As a former senior manager within the financial services industry, Ghislaine has over 18 years experience as a regulatory expert within hedge funds and large to medium investment firms.
A highly respected international sales agent, Cinephil has represented over 100 documentaries so far, including the 2013 Academy Award nominee THE GATEKEEPERS and the 2014 Academy Award nominee THE ACT OF KILLING which was executive produced by Werner Herzog and Errol Morris.