Chanya started working as an Assistant Director on the floor of feature films, whilst still in education; and at 18, won a place on the Royal Court Theatre’s Young Writers Programme. In 2011, she completed an MA in Theatre Directing at RADA; as one of three Directors chosen to take part in RADA’s intensive acting training. Chanya has worked in the Creative Department at Warner Brothers in LA and for the UK Film Council Film Fund, as well as continuing her work as an AD on features such as Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, and Sherlock Holmes. Chanya now has her own production company, Gobby and Specs, through which she has produced, co-written, and directed three shorts.
Phil is a commercials and features director who worked his way up the ranks from being a runner (he still makes a mean cup of tea). His first two feature films – THE WOMEN OF TROY and Philip Pullman's THE BUTTERFLY TATTOO - both won the Best Director award at the New York Independent Film Festival. His third film BEING SOLD won Best Film at the London Independent Film Festival and was shot in just two days. His latest feature THE LAST SHOWING is currently in post-production and stars Robert Englund (Freddie Kreuger), Finn Jones (GAME OF THRONES) and Keith Allen (TRAINSPOTTING).
Fernando first started working as script supervisor on films and as assistant director at the opera in Spain and Switzerland. In 2004 he made his first short film here in London, and since then he has made four more fiction shorts, a couple of music videos and several films for NGOs in different parts of the world. He lives in East London is currently working on two feature film screenplays.