A meeting of likeminds, with the drive and ambition to bring about change was the spark. Since then the core team has expanded to manage the everyday running of Raising Films.
Other feature producing credits include Duncan Jones’ multi award-winning sci-fi MOON starring Sam Rockwell, THE SILENT STORM starring Andrea Riseborough and Damian Lewis which was executive produced by Barbara Broccoli, the children’s dance film YOU CAN TUTU acquired by Netflix and the BAFTA nominated theatrical feature documentary TAKING LIBERTIES.
Between 2012 and 2015 Nicky acted as Executive Producer on the BFI’s shorts scheme, delivering 17 films that went on to gain accolades at Cannes, the BIFAs and BAFTAs. Nicky is an active member of BAFTA and WFTV, she is the co-chair of PACT’s Film Policy Group and one of the founders of the campaigning organisation, Raising Films.
Nicky is currently developing a diverse range of film and TV projects with both established and emerging talent.
Hope is represented by Elinor Burns at Casarotto, Ramsay & Associates and Keya Khayatian & Bec Smith at UTA.
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Line is represented by Julia Tyrrell at JT Management.
Her first feature as lead producer, the critically acclaimed BFI & adidas funded feature documentary PERSONAL BEST (2012) directed by Sam Blair, was released theatrically in the UK by Verve Pictures. Jessica worked as Associate Producer on low budget feature film LEGACY, starring Idris Elba (THE WIRE, LUTHER) and directed by Thomas Ikimi; and as Line Producer on the BIFA-nominated Warp/Film4 science fiction short film DR EASY. She has produced a number of award winning music videos and short films, and her latest short film SATURDAY premiered at Sundance Film Festival 2015.
Jessica has worked as a script editor on Thomas Ikimi’s new feature funded by the BFI and Scott Free Films.
After the working for companies such as Warner Bros, Sky Movies, BFI Southbank and Ascent Media she moved to the film charity Four Corners and worked for six years as a Training Manger on various Lottery and Skillset funded projects where she also completed a Masters in Screenwriting at Birkbeck University.
She was part of the team who opened up of the Regent Street Cinema where she devised, developed managed the HLF funded community engagement and film programmes, and for the Depot Cinema in Lewes where she now lives with her 2 year old son and partner in a wonky pub they bought.
Katy is passionate about diversity, development and inclusion in the industry; with Project Management, creating training, events and mentoring as a specialism.