Olivia Humphreys is a documentary filmmaker, radio producer and writer based in London. She recently graduated from Goldsmiths with an MA in Screen Documentary; her graduation film won a Royal Television Society award and was acquired by Sky Arts. Olivia is currently developing a documentary film about tattoo removal.
Nick Shaw is a Young Filmmaker of the Year nominee who writes and directs fiction and documentary shorts. Nick trained as an actor with LAMDA until the age of 18 but always harboured ambitions of becoming a filmmaker. His films are characterised by themes of masculinity in crisis, nationhood and absurdity – and plenty of dry humour.
After having graduated with an MA in Direction from the Northern Media School in 2009, Nick has written and directed several shorts that have been shown on the european festival circuit, his most recent is the short documentary Five Lives By Silence that is expected to screen at major festivals
In 2012 Nick took part in the Berlinale Talent Campus and he is currently editing a short fiction “Morning After” that he hopes will act as a valuable bridge into feature filmmaking.
Emmaalouise Smith is a filmmaker and photographer. She has been living and working in the city of London for a number of years; being an image collector, a camera collector and an observer of those around her. She is influenced by traditional techniques, analogue equipment and all things cinematic. She is a trained cinematographer and can work roles throughout film and photographic departments as well as working in a particularly hands-on manner for her own projects. She hand-processes her own moving image film, and prints her own photographs, both colour and black and white. Emmaalouise's work has strong references to those who inspire her; 50′s americana, European Cinema and experimental cinematography all impact on her writing, self expressionism, reflection and nostalgia.