IMPART PICTURES...campaigning to stop child abuse

Production Team

DIRECTOR - ELAINE WICKHAM

Elaine wrote and directed the short film, MY MOTHER, (starring Susannah Harker & Georgia Groome), as well as the 20 minute short film, GASLIGHTING (starring Stephen Graham & Hannah Walters). GASLIGHTING was shot for an online child abuse awareness campaign. It has had over 500,000 online views to date, and over sixty 5 star survivor reviews. The GASLIGHTING campaign ambassadors include Mike Leigh and Clint Mansell, among others. BEING SHAME will be Elaine's first feature length film as writer/director and her second social impact film produced by Impart Pictures.

Elaine has been lead producer on three feature films, GYPO (starring Paul McGann), RUBY BLUE (starring Bob Hoskins) and THE CALLING (starring Brenda Blethyn). After producing three feature films and a number of short films she became Vice President of Productions at Umedia, where she worked on a vast slate of feature films, including THE CORRESPONDENCE (starring Jeremy Irons). She has won many festival awards, including a BRITISH INDEPENDENT FILM AWARD for Achievement in Production.

1ST ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - REBECCA CALLAS

Rebecca has worked in the Television and Film industry for nearly thirty years. Starting out as an actress she soon turned her attention to the world of the Assistant Director working her way up from floor runner to 1st AD for TV drama, independent shorts and features and corporate training films.  She then moved into Production Management and Line Producing and is currently the Line Producer for a new BBC drama. Her Assistant Director credits include SHERLOCK, THE CAFÉ, GLUE, THE CASUAL VACANCY, THE LOVING DEAD, THE FOLD, FRANKIE and YOU, ME AND THE APOCALYPSE.

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY - JOHN PIGGOT

John has worked on a number of film and TV productions as both camera operator, Steadicam Operator and DOP. His credits include GASLIGHTING,  POLDARK, NEW TRICKS, VERA, THE ROYALS, BY ANY MEANS, YOUNG DRACULA and BAD GIRLS. Dailys and 2nd Unit credits include In THE CLUB, STELLA, SILK, LAW AND ORDER, DA VINCI'S DEMONS, THE FADES, HUSTLE and SKINS. 

COSTUME DESIGNER - DEBBIE ELLIS

Trained in make-up at London College of Fashion in 2001, Deborah swiftly transferred to costume design when she started her Vintage clothes business Madam Popoff Vintage in 2003. Since then she's worked with Oscar winning directors and costume designers, as well as providing styling and vintage clothing for fashion shoots and campaigns. These include including Andrea Arnold, Jaqueline Durran and Apple TV. Her vintage shop has also sold to Sharon Stone and Alexa Chung. Debbie's credits include, GASLIGHTING, DOG and HAPPY WANDERER. 

PRODUCTION DESIGNER - AMY HOOPER

Amy has a B.A. Hons Degree in Art & Design and has trained at the Film Design Institute at Pinewood Studios and at Central St. Martins. She has worked in a variety of roles in various departments on feature films, short films, commercials and music. Her credits include GASLIGHTING, THE CALLING, GULLIVER'S TRAVELS, CHILDCARE, II DIVO, DREAMLAND, THE OTHER ME and TUESDAY.

EDITOR - CATRIONA RICHARDSON

Catriona has worked on many A-list feature films as first assistant editor, working alongside editors John Harris (Women in Black) and Chris Dickens (Slumdog Millionaire). Her credits include GASLIGHTING, PAUL, SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE, HOT FUZZ, STARTER FOR 10, THE DESCENT, SEED OF CHUCKY, SHAUN OF THE DEAD, WHAT A GIRL WANTS, ALI G INDAHOUSE, BUFFALO SOLDIERS, PROOF OF LIFE, 2000/1, THE BEACH 1999, ELEPHANT JUICE and BEST LAID PLANS.

MAKE-UP DESIGNER - RICCI-LEE BERRY

Ricci-Lee is a film makeup, hair & prosthetic artist.  She has worked in the UK, New Zealand and Europe on a wide range of feature films, television series and music videos. Her credits include Peter Jackson’s trilogy THE HOBBIT, HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS PART 1 & 2, Danny Boyle’s YESTERDAY, OUTLAW KING and THE WATER DIVINER. She has worked with a variety of actor’s including Luke Evans, Sir Ian Holm and Rebel Wilson.

GAFFER - JAMES KENNEDY

James has over 20 years experience in lighting. His training at 19yrs old was Peter Jackson’s trilogy THE LORD OF THE RIINGS. He has worked all over the world in both film and TV on projects such as KING KONG, STAR WARS, THE HOBBIT, THE WOLVERINE and CROUCHING TIGER HIDDEN DRAGON. He has recently Gaffered two episodes of Netflix series THE IRREGULARS as well as many commercials and promos.