People

The Facilities Council decides our policies affecting facilities and service providers in post, VFX and studios. Representatives are elected by our facilities members.

Claire McGrane

Director of Operations, Company 3

Claire is Director of Operations for Company 3 in London under the global Creative Services Group umbrella for Deluxe Entertainment. In the past Claire has worked in 3D, digital, and post production, at some of the industry’s foremost visual effects companies such as Framestore and Cinesite.

Fiona Walkinshaw

Global Joint Managing Director of Film, Framestore

Fiona is Global Joint Managing Director of Film at Framestore. Founded in 1986, Framestore has pioneered an impressive portfolio of work, recently collaborating with filmmakers to craft VFX and animation on projects including Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and Paul King’s Paddington 2.

Will Cohen

Chief Executive, Milk VFX

Will Cohen is the CEO and a co-founder of Milk Visual Effects, a BAFTA and Academy award-winning independent visual effects company with studios in London and Cardiff. Milk create innovative and complex sequences for high-end television and feature films.

Rich Moss

Managing Director, Gorilla Group

Rich has worked in the Post Production Industry for over 25 years. Beginning in VT ops and tape editing, Rich gained a reputation as one of the most respected finishing editors in Wales. Rich has started, built and been involved with many UK post houses including Pyramid Post Production, Platform Post Production, The Joint and Mwnci.

Darren Woolfson

Pinewood Studios

Darren is Director of Creative Services Technology at Pinewood Group Limited, with over over 15 years of senior management experience. Darren has worked in the media and entertainment industry within feature film, television and broadcast production, post-production, transmission and distribution.

Sean Costelloe

MD, The Mill

Sean Costelloe is Managing Director of The Mill’s London studio. He has more than 15 years’ experience in the visual effects industry and brings his insight and experience to drive new relationships, opportunities and strategic leadership across the group.

Cara Sheppard

MD, Warner Bros. De Lane Lea

Cara is Director of Operations & Business Development at Warner Bros De Lane Lea, appointed in Spring 2017. Cara’s history includes of a six-year tenure at Sky, most recently serving as senior manager of post production, which preceded serving as head of post production at Goldcrest Films for 3 years.

 

Mike Kelt

MD, ARTEM

Mike is CEO of Artem, a physical special effects company that is also involved with 3D scanning, 3D printing and robotic machining. Mike sits on the British Screen Advisory Council and the Court of The University of Hertfordshire, as well as the Board of UK Screen and has been involved with the association since its inception.

Milly Ali

Commercial Director, Timeline North

Milly is Commercial Manager of Timeline North, a market-leading provider of broadcast technology and services. Milly is also a Royal Television Society award-nominated Producer Director with 15 years broadcast experience across multiple genres, from factual, lifestyle, current affairs, history, crime docu-dramas to development.

JP Dash

Commercial Director, Fifty Fifty Post Production

After 8 years at TC Soho LTD, JP set up his own media company, Dash Media LTD and is currently providing sales consultancy services for leading short and long form post facility, Fifty Fifty Post Production, as well as working on commercial production projects.

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