Nicholas Agnew trained as an actor and still works extensively in Film, Television and Theatre. His recent credits include the feature films Kingsman: The Secret Service, The Man Who Knew Infinity, The Lost City of Z, and the forthcoming television series Victoria. Having built up a wealth of experience in front of the camera, he is making the move in to directing. Pairing his understanding of performance with an exceptional technical team, he hopes this will be the beginning of a long future making films.
After training as an actress, Madeleine Cooke began writing for theatre alongside her acting career. In 2015 she began working on her first feature length screenplay. She co-founded the production company Lagom Pictures and teamed up with Nicholas Agnew to produce Seat 25.
Joe Kaufman has been film making from a very early age, growing up in a very creative family. Making short films with friends and family, Joe very quickly became talented in cinematography. With this already strongly in place, Joe went on to study at Ravensbourne University and achieved a degree in editing and post production. Shortly before finishing university Joe set up his own film company, Red Kite Films, working in all areas from feature films to extreme sports, and has been in non-stop work ever since.
Callum Gale has had a life long love of cinema and storytelling, which lead him first to theatre and then later onto creating his own shorts. He began studying film at South Essex College and went on to received his degree in Editing and Post Production from Ravensbourne University in London. This is where Callum met and began collaborating with the other members of the crew, working on a wide variety of different pieces. Callum’s interest in symbolism and the language of film can been seen throughout his work and has inspired his unique, artist editing style.
James Hobden is a creative professional in the post-production and design industry and has worked on a number of high-end projects with Red Kite Films. Since graduating, James has become heavily involved in the colour and web markets and this will be his second collaboration on a feature film with Joe Kaufman. He enjoyed delving into the sci-fi genre and working with the team making some of the stunning visuals pop in post.