TOM EVANS DIRECTOR
Tom Evans is an award-winning Director who spent the first seven years of his career making documentaries for Channel 4, the BBC, al-Jazeera International and many more. Return to Nablus, his documentary book-ending a year in the life of two Palestinian schools, was nominated for an International Emmy for best current affairs documentary. Other accolades include a nomination for Channel 4's Young Documentary Director of the Year, winning The Japan Prize, an RTS and directing on the first and second series of Channel 4's Emmy-award-winning and BAFTA-nominated, Battlefront - all before he was 30.
Tom has since applied his storytelling skills to short-form narrative pieces, both fiction and branded films. His debut short drama, Into the Surf, had its world premiere at the prestigious Palm Springs Shortfest, was nominated for Best UK Short at Raindance Film Festival and is in competition and part of the official selection at a number of international festivals.
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REBECCA MILLS PRODUCER
Creative Skillset, in association with Creative England and the BFI selected Rebecca as one of their four ‘emerging producers’ of 2016. Her credits include producing and casting for award-winning directors including Kevin MacDonald, Toby Dye, Mandy Chang, Jordan Scott and Tom Evans.
Rebecca’s experience ranges across drama, documentary, music video and commercial projects. Alongside the accolades received for Into the Surf, Rebecca has worked on commercial productions that have been awarded Gold at the British Arrow awards, Gold at the Creative Circle awards and Silver at the Content Marketing awards. Her music videos have also garnered much praise, receiving MVA, D&AD and Camerimage nominations. Her most recent short film, The Corridor - featuring Joanna Lumley and Aidan Gillen exhibited at Somerset House during July and August 2016. The piece was shortlisted for the 2017 Aesthetica Art Prize. The Telegraph called it "mind boggling, funny and mildly disturbing". The Curzon described it as "stunning".
Rebecca received an MA with Distinction in documentary filmmaking at Royal Holloway, University of London, whilst under the tutorage of Gideon Koppel, director of Sleep Furiously.