Writer / Director
Louise Marie Cooke
Louise is a writer / director making films with complex female characters at the centre of the narrative. Her previous short films have screened both at home in the UK and internationally at renowned festivals including LSFF, Frameline: San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival and InsideOut Toronto.
Louise’s non student directorial debut was the Film London backed coming of age film FIRST BITE (2011). This was followed up by SIREN (2014), a short film focusing on the sexual awakening of a woman in her early twenties. Self-funded and crowdfunded short PILLOW TALK (2017) is currently wrapping up a successful festival run. Louise’s most recent short BREATHE was supported by Film London & BFI Network through ‘London Calling 2017’ and had its festival release in 2018. Louise is currently developing her first feature ROSELILY, a coming of age road movie with a supernatural element.
Starting her journey in the film industry in 2014, Natalie is currently finishing her degree in Film and TV Production at the Westminster Film School. She has been specialising in Producing since this time and has produced a range of shorts concentrating on complex relationships. Her last short “Shuffle”, which she produced played at film festivals both here in the UK and oversees. Throughout this time she has also been a 1st AD, Production Manager, Script Supervisor and a Locations Manager. She enjoys taking productions from script to screen she whilst working with new like-minded passionate creatives. Having worked on both shorts and feature films she knows the importance of dedicated crew to bring a story to life.
Director of Photography
Born in Vienna, Dagmar started her journey in stills photography in 1995 which lay the foundation for her work. She is known as an extremely versatile and unique image creator with a true eye for detail. As an HSE Underwater Camera Operator and DoP as well as Director she focuses on shooting narrative and commercial with a strong focus on beauty. Dagmar’s open approach to her craft, her constant striving for perfection, as well as her ability to capture the essence and highlight the beauty of an image or scene, is what makes her stand out as a Director and Cinematographer.