Whose Involved

Lee Greenhough - Writer / Director

An award-winning Independent Filmmaker, Writer, and Director. Originally trained in Method acting, he has also been mentored in creative writing by a former BAFTA winner and is a regular at the London Screenwriting Festival. Lee has raised a substantial amount of money for various charities with his award-winning short films and has been screenwriting and directing judge at the prestigious Top Shorts Film Festival. 

Working on various projects including pre-production on his new British thriller feature film ‘On Our Own’, also looking for Producers for his latest feature screenplay ‘Together Apart’ and an original TV show pilot 'Verifying Vincent'. 

Presently running an Aerial Cinematography company, he recently filmed at the prestigious Windsor Park Half Marathon and also did aerial shots for a Bollywood feature film. 

In his spare time, he currently produces and presents a radio show all about film on a prominent radio station in Coventry, interviewing like-minded creatives from in and around the Midlands. Always eager on helping others and getting to know more creative people who want to make a difference.

"To achieve extraordinary results requires extraordinary actions”

Paul Horton - Director of Photography

Paul has over 15 year's experience as a professional Cinematographer and Cameraman.

Working within the media industry in both freelance and full-time positions he has worked on a range of projects from popular feature films to classic British TV shows such as Hollyoaks.

Having worked for a well-known production company for a number of years on projects that included Live Events, Media Communications, and Public Relations. Paul has also been involved in filming and interviewing high-level government officials.

Recently passing his PFCO Drone Licence, Paul is now Media Manager at the largest privately owned motor group in the UK, producing videos and high-end content for some of the most renowned brands in the world. 

An expert in a range of different editing software’s and platforms, Paul can create visually stunning pieces on strict timeframes and always to budget.

In his free time he enjoys making independent short films and in 2019 is venturing into his first feature.

Ash Gardiner - Assistant Director

Ash is a freelance Producer and Assistant Director based near Birmingham in the Midlands, who's worked on countless TV, Film, Commercial and Corporate productions to date.

He started his career after graduating from University with a 2:1 in TV & Film Production. At the start, he wasn't the best camera operator and didn't know how to cut the best film but he did know how to organise people and manage situations.  And from there it all began.

Over the following 8 years, he worked his way up the ladder from runner to 1st AD and then onto Producing which is where he is now.  He specialises in commercials, branded films, music videos and anything in between, working on prestigious brands such as Centre Parks and Bentley Motors Limited.

His trademark skills are remaining calm under pressure, creative thinking when it comes to problem-solving, strong management and solid organisational skills. 

Merryn Rae Peachey - Script Supervisor

Merryn Rae is a National Film and Television School trained Script Supervisor for both Television and Film and is very excited to see what this project has in store for her. Merryn Rae set foot on her first film set when she was 14, and the filming bug never left. After struggling to find her perfect role in the industry she discovered Script Supervision and has flourished in the role. On previous sets, she has been praised for her keen eye for detail and extensive memory for prop placement and movement. Having worked on a feature that sadly fell through previously, she is eager to get stuck into A Kidnap and continue to hone her craft.

Abbie Allen - PR and Film Administrator

Abbie is a freelance scriptwriter and script reader. She studied BA Scriptwriting at the University of South Wales in Cardiff, sparking her interest in getting involved in getting projects made. Her first short film ANYTHING on the theme of youth homelessness was nominated for Best Short Film at the Birmingham Film Festival 2018. She currently has a number of feature screenplays going through development.

She aspires to express herself through writing and working on as many productions as she can while showing how having Asperger Syndrome is not limiting in any way to herself and other creatives.

Marco Werba - Composer

Born in Madrid (Spain) in 1963, Marco Werba has lived in Rome, Italy, since 1966. He is a versatile composer and has an extensive background in the music field, earning a Degree in Composition and Choral conducting. He also studied at the Mannes College of Music in New York attending workshops in composition, orchestration and Film music. In addition, he studied conducting at the Academie de Guerande in France.

His first musical score in 1989, for Cristina Comencini’s film Zoo, won the prestigious Italian “Colonna Sonora” Award, when Ennio Morricone and Francis Lai, received “Colonna Sonora - Lifetime Achievement Awards”,

Marco Werba has gone on to score a range of Historical dramas including Anita, and, in collaboration with Academy-Award winning composer Francis Lai, Amore e Libertà, Masaniello (Love of Freedom).

He wrote the soundtrack of Giallo, the pulp thriller by cult italian director Dario Argento, starring Adrien Brody. This score won the “Fantasy & Horror Award”, the “Fantafestival Award 2010” and the “Fantasy Horror Cine Festival Award 2011”.

In 2011 Marco Werba received the “Globo d’Oro” Award (“Golden Globes” of the Foreign Press Association in Italy) for the music of the thriller Native, directed by John Real.