Kae Bahar

Producer, Writer & Director


UK based Kurdistan-born, Kae Bahar studied in Europe, having worked as a documentary filmmaker and actor. His directorial debut in film drama, I AM SAMI, has won 53 awards in Festivals around the world. A SPECIAL GUEST is his second fiction film in preparation for his feature debut, DOLPHINS IN THE SKY.

Josh Jackson

Aerial Videographer

Josh is a professional aerial photographer and videographer born, raised and based in Bath. Specialising in using drones to capture cinematic and beautiful imagery from above. His production company, BrightSky Drones has produced content for online, television, news, the hotel industry, property and development and printed media.

Miles Sullivan



Miles Sullivan is a composer and sound designer from Hampshire, currently studying at the National Film and Television School. He embarked on his journey after mastering the piano from a young age. His great love and passion for music led him to discover the beauty of film composition and the magic of storytelling. 

David Caines

Graphic Designer


David is a graphic designer and visual artist based in London. His communications and design work includes projects for the 57th Venice Bienniale, the National Trust, the BFI and the Live Art Development Agency. His interests include branding and identity, book design, illustration, art direction, campaigns and events. David also makes paintings and regularly exhibits his work. In 2015 he was shortlisted for the East London Painting Prize.


Bertil Mulvad


Bertil is an experienced gaffer and spark with credits in both film and TV. After finishing his film studies at Media College Denmark in 2009 he moved to England. He lives in Bath and works throughout UK.

Lucile Cassard

Social Media Assistant

Originally from France, Lucile has moved to England to complete a BA Creative Writing and is now a MA Filmmaking student at Bath Spa University. Lucile has worked on several short films before as director/writer such as The Wolves (2018). 

Eve Betts – Assistant Producer

Eve is a professional filmmaker and photographer. She works at Bath Spa University as their chief filmmaker, photographer and drone pilot, travelling nationally and internationally, creating high quality marketing and documentary films. Her previous work has also included radio and television, including for the Sky News, BBC, ITV and Heart Radio.

Kathryn Carmichael

Associate Producer

Kathryn is currently studying her MA at Pinewood Studios. Graduating with a BA in

Acting in 2014, Kathryn performed at the Royal Albert Hall, and appeared in a number of TV dramas and a Feature Film. Her own Production Company DAYDREAMS

PRODUCTIONS has produced short films, and Kathryn has directed commercials for Heineken and Easy Jet.


Dr Christopher Lewis-Smith

Dance Consultant


Chris is currently Course Director for Postgraduate Dance at Bath Spa University, UK. His interests lie in the language and design of movement, the language and design of landscape, and the relationships between them. His teaching and his creative practice are in the areas of screendance, collaborative and interdisciplinary practice, and writing. 

Louise Mead

Hair & Make Up Artist

Louise is a professional hair and makeup artist, who was born in Bath and trained at the Bath Academy of Media Makeup. She has worked in all areas of her craft, such as film, music videos, commercials, theatre and photoshoots for brands, but her absolute passion is working in film and being part of the creative process.

Annette Kane

Trainee Manager

Annette has worked in the arts and in education for most of her life, as well as working for Citizens Advice and as a Humanist celebrant. She is currently an MA Scriptwriting student at Bath Spa University. 

Matt McCabe

Press Officer

Matt graduated in 1986 with a BA in Film and Animation, and then spent the next 18 years working freelance in TV, rising to Senior Producer. After a stint in government communications, he moved to Bath where he runs a small holding, and works part time for MP Wera Hobhouse.

Max Weedon

Music Consultant

Max runs a record label, a music publishing company, and the Music dept. and Film School at Bath Studio School. Max brings 30 years experience of working in the music and moving images industries, including founding BA1 Records, launch pad for local musicians including Gabrielle Aplin, members of The Struts and the Tom Odell band.  

Jackie Teboul


Jackie is a cinematographer with an eye for the unusual and a taste for the challenging. Her passion for diversity can be seen in the range of projects she is lensing; family drama to the exploration of the last days of Captain Scott’s expedition. Jackie’s work covers documentaries as well as fiction recognised by numerous festivals.

Lucy Jenkins and Sooki McShane


Casting Directors

London-based casting directors Lucy and Sooki have two shows in the West End – the Olivier Award-winning The Play That Goes Wrong and A Comedy About a Bank Robbery. 

Short films: A Special Guest and the Oscar-winning The Confession. Features Bliss! Widow’s Walk, For Love or Money, Dark Encounter. Lucy and Sooki are members of the CDG and BAFTA.

Avtar Bains

Visual Effects


Currently, Avtar Bains is a freelance Flame Artist and VFX Supervisor. He got his start at The BBC before spending 20 years working with an international VFX company. He has also worked on many groundbreaking projects such as the James Bond title sequences, films such as Harry Brown and Four Lions, and has been awarded two Emmys for his VFX work.

Brittany McComas

Script Editor


Brittany made her scriptwriting début on the Royal Television Society Award Winning comedy series Liquid Soap. Her debut film, Dr. Sugarloaf, world premiered at the 69th Cannes Film Festival and is in global distribution with Shorts International. While her feature film, American Fango, received international acclaim as a multi-award winning film including Best Screenplay.

Cindy Stratton

Co-Musical Director Sasparella

Cindy Stratton (BA Hons  Music, P.G.C.E.) is an award winning singer songwriter from the West Country. She has made six albums and written well over eighty songs. Her performance credits include Glastonbury festival and Theater Royal Drury Lane. Cindy also teaches singing and is the co-musical director of the popular all female choir Sassparella.

Ollie Weaver

Assistant Camera

Promo Shoot

Currently working as a Media Production Technician after studying Media Production at The University of Gloucestershire, Ollie spends his days helping students create Film and TV content at The Bath Studio School. Alongside this he works as a freelance music photographer and has a passion for visual storytelling.

Pam Downe

Costume Design

Pam has had a successful design career across both film and drama.

She has created costumes for the television series 'Larkrise to Candleford', 'The Night Watch' and ‘The Enfield Haunting’.In film, some of her designs can be seen in ‘'Modigliani' starring Andy Garcia, 'Still Life' starring Eddie Marsan. Pam has recently involved in the film 'Where hands  touch'.

Simon Pearce



Simon is a freelance editor and has worked for companies including the BBC, Icon Films and National Geographic, as well as on several short and feature length dramas, including Kae’s award-winning shorts “I Am Sami” and “A Special Guest”. He has also directed two of his own feature length films, “Shank”, and "Judas Ghost".

Vladimira Terzieva

Social Media Manager


Vladimira is a media creative, currently studying in her final year at Bath Spa University. She has extensive experience across all aspects of media, but her true passion was realised when designing and creating online content when she came to live 

from Bulgaria in England. Vladimira has recently worked on projects with Raucous and Bristol 24/7.


Isla Ure

Script Editor


Isla writes for theatre and film. Her films have been screened at BAFTA New Filmmakers Market, Picturehouse and Ritzy amongst others. Awards include: Best Feature Film at International Film Festival of Wales, top 3 Low Budget Feature at Toronto Independent Film Awards and a BFI Future Film nomination. Theatre credits include Theatre 503 and The Other Room.

Marius Frank

Co-Musical Director


Marius has combined an outstanding career in education with a professional life as a composer, arranger, band leader and multi-instrumentalist. As a top jazz bass guitarist, his group Taboola Rasa was one of the most successful west country bands of the late eighties and early nineties. Marius still performs regularly with his partner Cindy Stratton.

Vaughan Taylor 

Account Manager

Vaughan has been working in finance for 6 years. With his studies being towards financial accounting. He is very excited to be a part of the project and turn his theory into practical. He has also been involved in a number of performances himself and can't wait to mix two of his loves.

Chris Stoaling, 1st Assistant Director

Chris has worked in the film & television industries full time since 1996 on a variety of projects including; Stardust, Game Of Thrones, King’s Speech, A Very English Scandal & The Crown. Having been born and raised in Bath, ‘Dolphin’s In The Sky’ is an exciting opportunity to apply my experience in my home town.

Amy Trevaskus


 Amy has written three short films and written and published a series of children’s books. She’s recently acted as Creative Director across multiple projects, collaborating with an award-winning documentary filmmaker. Amy has a love of stories and storytelling across a diverse spectrum of audiences.

Cody L. Stannar

1st Cam Ass.

I work as a freelance director of photography. Lighting is absolutely the best bit of my job, consequently I find myself also leaning into gaffer work, partic

ularly on smaller jobs where I'll be doing both rolls. I work on a wide variety of content, including music videos, promotional material, events and weddings, corporate, and documentaries.

Sam Pope Filmmaker Trainee

A 17 year old aspiring filmmaker Born and raised in Bristol currently studying Film and Photography. Sam has written and directed 6 short films and is currently searching for festivals/Film competitions to enter. Main inspirations are directors like Stanley Kubrick, Stephen Spielberg and Quentin Tarantino.

Paulo Baigent

Background Artist Manager

Paulo lives and works in Bath. He is a freelance artist, designer and an Art and Drama teacher, as well as running the Rondo's youth theatre. He is also an experienced theater director and specialises in devising, improvising and generally helping actors to get the most out of their roles.

Pavel Douglas

Casting Associate for Local Talent

Pavel is an award winning professional Actor and Director, appearing in countless Film, Tv and Radio productions and as a leading regular in Lovejoy, Eastenders, and Doctors. Bath audiences will know him from performances at The Rondo and Ustinov, from numerous Compere and Stand-Up gigs all over the city, and as a longstanding member of The Natural Theatre Company.

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