Film team

Meet and contact the ScreenSkills film team. 

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Gareth Ellis-Unwin, Head of Film and Animation

An Academy and BAFTA award-winning Producer, Gareth leads on the delivery of the Future Film Skills 10-point action plan and sets the overall strategic direction for the Film Skills Fund. He is a voting member of BAFTA, Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences and the Producers Guild of America, and a long-standing member of BECTU and the Production Guild of Great Britain.

Helen Shreeve, Head of Programmes

Helen is the main point of contact for the Future Film Skills 10-point action plan.

Jane Saunders, Mentoring manager

Jane is the best person to contact if you are interested in finding out more about being a mentor or mentee.

Emma Turner, Continuing Professional Development Mentor

Works with industry to identify skills gaps and shortages, funding appropriate training across the UK to ensure that professionals advance their careers.

Tariq Wahr, Film Production Liaison Manager

Liaises with film producers, indies and studios outlining the benefits of contributing to the Film Skills Fund. He is also responsible for overseeing Trainee Finder and Film Make a Move.

Rebecca Hanser, Production Liaison Coordinator
Works with liaison manager on tracking productions and maintaining relations with the film industry.

Nicole Christou, Film Administrator

Provides administrative support for the film team and Trainee Finder. Works across many projects within the film unit and offers practical support to individual trainees whilst on placements.

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