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About The Oceans 7 Film Team.

the team





Nick Read is a BAFTA-nominated and award-winning filmmaker with an extensive background in documentaries. With a career spanning 25 years, and 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 was nominated for two EMMYs in September 2016.





Stefan is a BAFTA-nominated and award-winning director, working mainly in film and TV. He has series-directed several of Channel 4’s hugely successful DERREN BROWN shows, as well as the BAFTA-nominated documentary series TECHNOLOGY FOR LIFE. He’s also worked on the acclaimed Channel 4 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 his first feature film UNDONE, a thriller set in London. 





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. 



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.

Gary Collins

Executive Producer 



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.

keith evans

Executive Producer



Noel Chanan is a multi-award-winning documentary editor, director and producer with over 40 years of experience and more than 130 TV credits in the UK and the USA. A trained photographer, Noel is also an expert on 19th-century photography and has written several major books on the subject. 

noel chanan




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.

Zero One

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