Terry Bamber -Producer
Producer – Production Manager – 1st AD
Over the many years Terry Bamber’s film career has taken him around the world. With far too many production credits to even mention, Bamber has been an integral part of some of the largest grossing films to date. As a result of his vast production experience working with recognizable ‘blockbuster’ action movies, Bamber has always seen the importance of passing on his knowledge to the next generation of film makers. He, therefore, juggles multi million-pound action dramas alongside a raft of small independent films and shorts which he acts as production manager, 1st AD and at times even produces, every year. Terry Bamber especially enjoys working with the Bollywood and Tollywood film communities as he travels throughout the world the majority of his year.
Terry Bamber’s latest film credits include: The Man From Uncle, Edge of Tomorrow, Skyfall (of the James Bond Franchise), World War Z and Hercules.
Graham Anderson - CEO / Producer
Graham Anderson began his long career working for some of the largest film and television facilities companies in the world. Beginning in 1964, he started his journey in film with The Rank Organization’s Rank Kerley Film Service – its newly formed camera and grip rental company. Anderson then moved onward to become part of the renowned Samuelson Film Service in 1972.
Over the years, he worked his way upward to eventually becoming the Managing Director of their Soho based companies and finally landing the position of Managing Director of Samuelson Lighting. When Samuelson Lighting was sold to Eagle Trust, Anderson was invited to join the famed German company ARRI Media. Here he served as Managing Director for thirteen years during which time he was responsible for expanding its renowned camera and grip side of the business both in the UK and South Africa.
At this time Graham Anderson was offered the position of CEO and Chairman at Alpha Grip. Now Anderson proceeded to turn his hand at making Alpha Grip into the largest private grips company in the UK.
During his fifty years in the film camera, grip and lighting business Anderson helped develop a range of film camera technology which include: jibs, remote heads, pursuit and all-terrain vehicles. Anderson was behind the creation of special rigs that were designed for and used on big budget action films as the James Bond franchise, Game of Thrones and many others. Over the years, he has worked closely with Directors of Photography and film grips in order to push the envelope on the creation of equipment that will deliver ever more unique filming opportunities.
Graham Anderson has been involved in some of the biggest films and television shows filmed in the UK and around the world. He has garnered a reputation as the one who helps “create the magic” of film. Additionally, he served as a Director of the London Film Commission in the 1990’s.
Lee Helliar - Director
Producer – Writer – Director
Lee Helliar is a visionary director. Always on the cutting edge of film and technology she began her career at the renowned BBC. At the dawn of the technology boom, Helliar foresaw how 21st century technology would have a tremendous impact on how audiences view film and TV.
After her stint at the BBC Lee Helliar put out her own shingle specializing in corporate video. During this time, Helliar honed her craft both behind the camera as Director of Photography and as Director. As a result, her background in both the technical / craft side as well as working with the talent, has given Lee Helliar a unique insight most directors never see. Thus she created a “mockumentary” about the London real estate industry. By utilizing guerilla viral marketing it became a smash hit, garnering over 130,000 viewers in addition to the attention of all the major UK press.
Over the years Helliar has built up am impressive body of directorial work. She has created and worked with scripts in the realm of comedy, drama, crime drama and sporting drama, culminating with a commission from BBC’s comedy division, producing, directing and writing.
Ken Mandeville - Exec VP / Producer
Based in Canada, Ken is an Oscar and BAFTA nominated producer (through Trixter) and former President and COO of Trixter and CEO of Trixter Film lnc (The Fast and the Furious, Avengers, lron Man 3) . He has worked with every major studio including Disney, Sony and Universal.
He has extensive experience in lnvestor Relations, lnternational Business Development and Film Production. His network extends globally being able to tap into government grants in Europe and China as well as Europe.
Ken brings with him access to the top echelon in entertainment, sports and media including exclusive access to an international database filled with A-list talent. Allowing him to reach network executives, studio heads and influencers
As a seasoned investor and experienced main board Director with a range of companies, Ken has an impressive demonstrated history working in various industries with an emphasis in entertainment and film production, high tech and fintech.
He has extensive knowledge of new media platforms such as OTT and contacts to exploit those distribution avenues alongside interest and knowledge in VR and its growing use.