Christopher Payne - Writer/Director
Payne began his film career at Ealing Film Studios. He produced PUNCH and associate produced TICHBORNE CLAIMANT, by BAFTA winning director David Yates.
Payne wrote and directed THE JOLLY BOYS LAST STAND, an improvised comedy about a best man who makes a documentary about his best friends to give to the groom as a wedding present. The film was semi improvised by its cast which included Andy Serkis and Sacha Baron Cohen in a minor role.
Since 2000, Payne’s screenplays have been developed by the BBC, The Film Council and Slingshot Studios. From 2000 to 2006 he contributed on set reports for Filmfour.com.
His new film THE INCUBATORS, the true story of a punk band who get caught up in an attempt to overthrow a foreign government, is scheduled to shoot in 2014.
Stephanie Moon - Producer
In 2010, Stephanie Moon founded LaLuna Films as a vehicle to produce a slate of high quality, creative films that tell compelling stories. She began her career as a dancer and later went on to study television and film production as part of her degree programme at Surrey University. After working with The Short Film Society, she directed her own short film and worked in production management. She then took on the role of leading an operational unit for a multinational company before joining a start-up business, developing their product portfolio. She continued her entrepreneurial career when twelve years ago she founded Artemis, an art management company that services a global client base. As a producer, Stephanie is able to combine her substantial business knowledge with her performing arts and production experience.
Michael Nunn & William Trevitt - Co-Producers / Choreographers
Michael and William are best known as the artistic directors of BalletBoyz.
Formerly principal dancers with The Royal Ballet, their stage, TV and film work has revolutionized dance presentation formats and they have been hailed as pioneers for attracting new audiences to dance.
Their production company, Manilla Productions has received commissions from the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Sky Arts and has won numerous awards including the prestigious Rose D’Or and International Emmy for STRICTLY BOLSHOI in 2008 and The Golden Pragues Jury Grand Prix for BALLETBOYZ: THE RITE OF SPRING in 2010.
In 2012 they were awarded the OBE for services to dance.