Director - Aaron Wheeler
Aaron Wheeler is a writer/ director working across a range of music video, dramatic and factual films.
In 2019, his first film was screened at Cannes Film Festival, after winning the Nespresso Talents UK award for his short film ‘Better Together.’
Following this, he has directed several short films and documentaries, collaborating with brands such as Barbour, Liverpool FC and Disney with published work in The Telegraph, Complex and The Evening Standard.
His most recent short film, Ryderz, was an Official Selection for the London International Film Festival, London Lift-Off Film Festival and INDIs of 2021 and has been nominated for several awards at the Odeon National Youth Film Academy Awards 2022.
Producer - Ed Emsley
Ed specialises in short-form branded documentary content. He has a true eye for detail and quality storytelling that he brings to every piece he makes.
Ed gained his extensive experience in producing high-quality content for The BBC, the Guardian, and The Telegraph. He has worked in UK production companies as both a film director and producer across a range of projects for noticeable brands including Boeing, Microsoft, John Lewis, Audi, and NatWest. His documentary work was recently nominated for a Royal Television Society Award.
Director of Photograph - Bryn H. Williams
Bryn Howard Williams is a Director of Photography working across an array of music video, narrative, and non-fiction films. After graduating from the University of Leeds with a degree in Cinema and Photography, he worked with Slick Films on an array of films.
Bryn has worked with Aaron on several short films and music videos. Their latest collaboration, Ryderz, is currently in its festival fun, having already screened at the London Independent Film Festival and the INDIs festival 2021.
Executive Producer - Ash Horne
Ash Horne is the Creative Director at the Academy Award® winning Slick Films.
Kick-starting his career with two seasons of the musical comedy sitcom ‘The Midnight Beast’ on E4, produced by Warp Films.
From shooting lo-fi hip-hop music videos on a dime, Ash has gone on to collaborate with the likes of Ice Cube, Selena Gomez, Bobby Lee, Dodie Clark, Rich Fulcher, Andy Dick, Nicholas Hoult, Orla Gartland, Pomplamoose, Tom George, Jon Jon Augustavo and Kevin Hart.
His most recent short film ‘PLEASE CARE!’ directed by Bertie Gilbert & starring Hugh Skinner, premiered at the BAFTA-qualifying Norwich Film Festival and went on to win ‘Best British Director’ at the British Short Film Awards 2021.
Ash’s projects for 2022 include ‘In Too Deep’ (film) directed by Oscar-winning Chris Overton, ‘Suzie’ (film) starring BAFTA-nominated Helen Behan & ‘Hear Art’ a non-profit platform in partnership with The Royal Association for Deaf people which funds and mentors deaf filmmakers.