A first full feature directorship for a veteran of 250 international commercials, amongst them many striking films for Aston Martin and Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy. Dan has been working in Film & Television for over 17 years and has produced content for all the major broadcasters around the world - including the BBC, ITV, Channel 5, HBO and Discovery Networks.
Excutive Production Manager
In charge of coordinating all aspects of the film, Mark has previous creative and technical experience garnered from 8 years in the media industry, including stints at the BBC’s revolutionary Jam unit, ITV Factual, Channel 4 Dispatches, Channel 5 and producing work for National Geographic in the US. Producing over 200 on-air commercials, Mark will liaise with contributors, supervise the overall production schedule and coordinate all the different departments involved.
Director of Photography
James Buck is an award-winning director of photography with over 15 years’ experience. Initially training in graphics, he soon went on to be a full-time motion control cameraman, shooting everything from commercials to title sequences for companies such as Coca Cola, L’Oreal, Ghost, BBC, Channel Four, Sky, Adidas, o2, Dunhill and BAFTA.
Special Effects Supervisor
Today established as one of Britain’s leading Flame and Motion Graphic Artists, Darian trained as a Digital FX design director at Dreamworks in Santa Monica, Autodesk in Montreal, and The Mill and Rushes in London. With over 20 years’ experience in motion graphics for both film and television, Darian will liaise with all departments responsible for the film’s extensive visual effects. Using industry-standard software, he will guide all Project Epicus members on creating the many visual effects shots that form the finished film.
Motion Control Director
James Dennis Henry entered the business in 1982 at the age of 16, starting out as a runner. He headed up the motion control team at SVC before setting up his own successful motion control business. After over more than two decades in motion-control work, Henry has more than 800 commercials, productions and films under his belt. He brings invaluable experience as we mix classic model making techniques with cutting edge CGI.
Seung Ho Henrik Holmberg has worked in the CG industry since the late 90s. Over the last decade, he has worked with some of the industry’s leading directors, VFX artists and producers on some of the most prestigious film and commercials productions of that period. After working as a matte painting supervisor and creative lead in London, most notably at The Moving Picture Company, he decided to set up his own design studio to take his creative vision one step further. Credits include Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, Star Wars Episode III and Shrek. Henrik will guide all Project Epicus members through the Concept Art required for the film.