MEET THE CREW
HOWARD MILLS – Director of Photography
Howard is a Director Of Photography working on fiction, documentary and commercial films for a number of respected and award winning directors. After graduating in Film and Television Studies from Westminster University he began work as a junior camera operator, notably filming on the BAFTA winning BBC series THE CHOIR. To further study his trade Howard then moved into camera assisting, working on numerous features, dramas and commercials under many talented DOPs including Ben Smithard BSC and Robbie Ryan BSC. Howard's work as Director Of Photography has been screened around the world and nominated for several awards.
MIKE HIGGINS – 1st Assistant Director
With over 35 years in the industry, Mike is an experienced First Assistant Director and Unit Location Manager who has worked on many major films in the UK and overseas. The son of a Stills Photographer, he began his career in the theatre in London's West End before moving over to film production and working as an Assistant Director in all the various grades. He has also directed 2nd Units, as well as devising and teaching short courses in Location Management and Assistant Direction for the N.S.C.T.P at the National Film and Television School, Beaconsfield, U.K.
ALICE KIRKPATRICK – Production Designer
Alice graduated from Central Saint Martins with a degree in Fashion Design with Marketing. During her studies, she worked as the creative assistant and studio manager for fashion designer Gareth Pugh, who’s designs pushed the boundaries of working with fabric by using other materials and often overlapping into sculpture. Her love for working in 3D, partnered with a passion for creating narratives to immerse people in, led to her transition into set design.
Having trained with set designers Gary Card and David White, working on global campaigns, print and film projects, she has now developed her own language in fashion, immersive events and creative design.
Her work has been published in British Vogue, Dazed and Confused, The Gentlewoman, Arena Homme+ and Another Magazine amongst others.
Along side fashion print and film work she is also the production designer for the Theo Adams Company, transforming venues for audiences to become fully immersed within from the moment they walk into the world she has created; often dystopian, nostalgic with a contemporary edge.
SASHA MANZANERO – Editor
Sasha is a North West London based Offline Editor, who specialises in Film Trailers, Short Films and Music Videos.
Sasha is currently working for Empire Design Company Limited, cutting TV Trailers and Radio spots for many well respected films, including HACKSAW RIDGE, which has been nominated for 5 BAFTA's, 3 Golden Globes and 6 Oscar's and GOLD, Winner of Hollywood Film Awards - Ensemble of the Year and Nominated for 1 Golden Globe.
REBECCA GORE – Costume Designer
Rebecca has worked on productions of every scale from Hollywood co productions to Independent British Film, on everything from Period Drama to Comedy and contemporary Thrillers. Rebecca won the award for 'BEST COSTUME DESIGN' for GOD'S ACRE at the International Film Festival, Nice 2016. She has designed many highly acclaimed Feature Films such as BAFTA nominated SHELL, rural drama WRECKERS starring Benedict Cumberbatch and BAFTA Nominated Sci Fi EXAM along with Award winning COHEN BROTHERS short A FEVER IN THE BLOOD. The success of EXAM also gained Rebecca entry for a BAFTA Craft Award for Breakthrough Talent. Though based in London she has worked all over the UK and internationally.