Lee Herrick - Producer
Lee has been working in film post production sound for 25 years. He has worked on many big budget movies, including The Golden Compass, V for Vendetta, Belle, Mr. Turner, Miss You Already, Our kind of Traitor, Judy, The Boy That Harnessed The Wind and Peterloo. He has been instrumental in the organisation of post-production deals for many European co-productions in Italy, France, Germany, Spain and Denmark. He works as a freelance supervising sound editor in London, with a number of facilities, including Goldcrest, Lipsync, Halo and Pinewood. Lee produced & co-directed the short film Anthropology 101 for the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmamen and Gaslighting for a campaign against child abuse. Lee’s credit list exceeds 70 feature films, Being Shame will be his first feature as Lead Producer.
Ros Povey - Producer
Originally trained as an actress, Ros is an independent producer working in both theatre and film. Starting out as part of the Old Vic team to relaunch the legendary theatre in 2004, highlights from a 15-year career include the original London production of Billy Elliot the Musical, Three Days of Rain with James McAvoy (Apollo Theatre) and Lee Hall’s critically acclaimed adaptation of Paddy Chayefsky’s Network which enjoyed sell-out runs in London (National Theatre) and Broadway starring Bryan Cranston. Since 2015 she has worked for Roger Wingate (Act Productions, Curzon Cinemas) with recent credits including Kenny Lonergan’s The Starry Messenger starring Matthew Broderick and Elizabeth McGovern (Wyndham’s Theatre) and David Mamet’s Glengarry Glen Ross with Christian Slater, Robert Glenister and Kris Marshall (Playhouse). Developing a relationship with award-winning filmmaker Elaine Wickham (Medb Films/Umedia/Impart Pictures) over a decade, Ros has also been involved in both feature and short film production as an executive and associate producer. Credits include the acclaimed Ruby Blue (starring Bob Hoskins), The Calling (starring Brenda Blethyn), the multi award-winning short My Mother (Best Short, LIFA) and the 20 minute short Gaslighting (starring Stephen Graham and Hannah Walter) shot for an online child abuse social awareness campaign which has had over 500,000 views to date.
Elaine Wickham - Producer
Elaine wrote and directed the multi-award winning short film, My Mother, (starring Susannah Harker), funded by Screen South and the UK Film Council, as well as the twenty minute short film, Gaslighting, (starring Stephen Graham). 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 four short films she became Vice President of Productions at Umedia, where she worked on a vast slate of films, including the feature animation Deep and The Correspondence. She has won many festival awards, including a British Independent Film Award for Achievement in Production. Being Shame will be Elaine’s feature length directorial debut.