ABOUT

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COZ GREENOP (CEO)


 

Coz is an award-winning writer and director.

Gaining a BA (Hons) in Film and Moving image at the Northern Film School and his Masters in Scriptwriting from The University of Salford.

His Debut feature ‘Wandering Rose’ was acquired by eOne Entertainment and distributed in over 18 territories and 5 continents and has won a number of awards at film festivals around the world with critical acclaim winning 3 awards at the 2015 British Horror Film Festival at Empire cinema in Leicester Square. Best British Horror, Best Actress and Best Director. The film also made it into UK Horror and British Horror Revival’s Top 10 films of the year.

His second feature ‘Dark Beacon’ starring April Pearson (Skins) was released in 2018 by Gravitas Ventures after a successful festival circuit in 2017 winning multiple awards including Best Film, Best Actress and Best Cinematography at the American Horror Film Festival and Best Director, Best Actress, Best Cinematography at The International Film Festival of Wales.

'House Red' is Coz’s third feature. The film was acquired by a studio in Hollywood and is due for release at the end of 2022. The film has a host of stars including Natasha Hendstrige (Species, The Whole Nine Yards) Tamer Hassan (Football Factory, The Business, Layer Cake) and Clara Padget (Black Sails, Fast and Furious 6).

 

Coz most recently shot 2 short films back to back. 'Sweet Street' was completed in March 2020 and is currently on the festival circuit and has been selected to show at the BAFTA and BIFA qualifying Norwich Film Festival as well as BAFTA and BIFA qualifying British Urban Film Festvial. His 35mm short 'Velvet' is an official selection at the 2020 Oscar qualifying HollyShorts in Los Angeles and Geena Davis's Bentonville Film Festival.

 

 

LUCINDA ROYDEN (PRODUCER/WRITER)

London native Lucinda Royden published her first piece of writing at the age of 12, writing for the 'Talking About My Generation' anthology. She attended Oxford Brookes University, graduating with 1st Class Honours, receiving special commendation for her work; the highest grade in course history for her work on the Film Project and Screenwriting modules, while taking on writing duties for two seperate graduate film projects. 

 

Since then, she has taken on a number of writing jobs, including co-writing her first feature ‘The Last Heist’, adapting Michael Head’s gritty comedy ‘Time’ from theatrical script to screenplay. The film, currently in post production is due for release Summer 2022, stars Terry Stone, Sam Gittins, and Emily Wyatt.

 

She continues to publish short works, including writing short films and stories while working as a script reader and editor.

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GYULYARA MELIKI (PRODUCER/WRITER/DIRECTOR)

Gyulyara graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University, Television and Radio Department in 2013, an Advertising Academy Wordshop in 2014 and completed her Master Degree in Film Directing at the Met Film School in London in 2017. 

 

Gyulyara’s first amateur short film “Gone Hopes”, which she co-wrote, co-directed, acted in and edited gained more than 1 million viewers on YouTube in just a couple of weeks in 2011. Since that moment, being a film director has been her passion in life.

 

With her second independent short film “October, 20” Gyulyara entered “Moscow Zoom” 24hr film competition, and won “Best Director” award. Following on from this, Gyulya released a documentary film, “Online means I exist", in 2013 and a fiction short, “Confession", in 2014.

 

Her master project, short film “Trust Me", devoted to victims of the 2015 terror attacks in Paris, was screened across various film festivals in London, Sydney and Moscow, earning  a nomination for “Best Director” by the British Independent Film Festival (2017), alongside feature film directors, and was awarded “Best Director” by Moscow’s Cinegate Aurora Film Awards (2018).

 

Gyulya’s latest independent short, “Escort" (2020), a thriller centred around the exploits sadistic protagonist, has just completed successfully festival journey with more than 10 official selections around the world, including nomination “Best Director” at the Unrestricted View Film Festival (2020) and “Best Horror Film” Award at the Russian International Horror Film Awards. The film has also qualified for BAFTA entry.

 

At the moment she works on her first feature film “Medina” about women rights in muslim countries. 

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