OWEN

a feature length documentary for cinema release –

co-Produced with Western Edge Pictures

Distributor: Kaleidoscope Film Distribution

 

Executive Producer:  Lee Brazier

Lee Brazier is a former FilmFour Creative Executive and was Head of Distribution and Acquisitions at  Cinescope Entertainment.  Lee’s credits include: Mission to Lars, Charlotte Grey and East is East. He was recently Executive Producer on ‘Yesterday’ directed by Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire)  and written by Richard Curtis (Four Weddings and a Funeral).

 

Writer/Director:  Jo Lewis

Jo Lewis is an award winning Director with a wealth of experience in feature film production and international documentaries for The Discovery Channel. Film production work includes films by Mike Leigh, Anthony Mingella, Ridley Scott and Andrea Arnold. She recently produced and directed #sugarwater (55mins) an observational documentary about the first ever Deaf and disabled performance at the National Theatre by Graeae Theatre Company. The featured play is ‘The Solid Life of Sugar Water’ by Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and The Cursed Child). The film features contributions by Jenny Sealey (Director Paralympic Opening Ceremony London 2012) Rufus Norris (Director National Theatre) and Sir Peter Blake. Simon Gilchrist was the Executive Producer and this was the first time that outside cameras had been allowed full access to the National Theatre and NT Studio. The film premiered at the St Louis Film Festival (named one of the 25 key films) and had its UK premiere at the Glasgow Film Festival. The film will screen at the Genesis Cinema in December as part of Disability Awareness.

 

Editor: Chris Crookall

Chris was 1st Assistant Editor on Fox Searchlight’s TOLKIEN and was Archive Editor/1st Assistant Editor  on Film4 & MGM’s  wrestling film – FIGHTING WITH MY FAMILY.

His TV drama credits include cutting on  3 series of BBC Drama MOVING ON, which won RTS award for ‘Best Daytime Series’, Chris has edited on the new BBC One comedy drama PITCHING IN, 5 star’s women’s prison drama CLINK and has been the additonal editor on Stephen Poliakoff’s latest epic mini series SUMMER OF ROCKETS starring Timothy Spall and Keeley Hawes.

Chris’s currently working on the final episode of 6 part BBC adaptation of Man Booker Prize-winning novel THE LUMINARIES for Working Title Television. His latest work can be seen on BBC iPlayer for the most recent  series of Jimmy McGovern’s MOVING ON.

 

“When my contract is up, I’m out of wrestling. I’ve made plans. I’ve been smart with my fiscal affairs. Financially, I’ll be set. I really want to devote a lot of time to my family.

Owen 5 months before his death