FOUNDER & CEO
Dean Francis is a multi-award winning director, producer and cinematographer.
Francis’ first feature as director, the supernatural thriller ROAD TRAIN (aka ROAD KILL) was released in 50 countries and garnered critical acclaim on its 2010 Australian theatrical release including the Special Jury Prize at the Melbourne Underground Film Festival.
His recent feature DROWN secured distribution in the USA, UK and Europe and became the fastest-selling film in the history of Mardi Gras Film Festival after sell-out screenings in Sydney and Melbourne (where it won the Best Film Award) and a prestigious US Premiere at the Atlanta Film Festival.
Francis has directed and shot TVCs, branded content, documentary and over a dozen short films which have screened at more than a hundred international film festival and been honoured with awards for direction, cinematography and acting.
Dean holds a Master of Arts in Directing from the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) where he won Best Directed Drama Award and where he has also lectured. Dean is the owner of jj splice films which has a diverse development slate of projects in film, television and web.
Craig Boreham, is a Sydney based writer, director, designer and social media strategist.
He recently project managed the Screenability project for Metro Screen which aimed to increase participation and visibility of people living with disabilities who work in film and television. The content he produced has so far clocked up over 40,000 social media views.
Craig recently produced social media strategy for Flickerfest, generating more than 10,000 Facebook engagements.
A graduate the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS), Craig has directed short films, TVCs, music videos and has worked extensively in post-production on many projects.
His short drama TRANSIENT, premiered at the prestigious Berlin International Film Festival and was nominated for the Teddy Award for best short film.
In 2008 a retrospective of Craig's work, CINEMA OF TRUE POISON was presented by Fundacion Triangulo in Madrid..
Craig is currently in post-production on his debut feature film TEENAGE KICKS.
DIRECToR / ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
Timothy is a versatile film maker with a passion for telling personal stories that engage and connect with his community.
His experience ranges from live broadcast, short form drama and documentaries, through to indie feature films and major Hollywood blockbusters.
Timothy has worked in almost every department in some way shape or form, from producing, casting, art department, editing and developing online content and social media campaigns including writing copy, photography, and graphic design. He also enjoys performance, from acting to MC-ing at events.
Timothy loves his work, from crafting documentaries, web-series, music videos and script development. With his encyclopaedic knowledge of films and film history, and a child-Iike curiosity with the world, Timothy doesn't just make art, he lives it.