Meet The Critics

Daryl Sledge

 
AAEAAQAAAAAAAAeiAAAAJGI0NTcwMGQ4LTRkNDYtNDZiNS1iYTA1LTViYmM1NGQ4YzRkNADaryl Sledge, Film,Television, Theatre and Web Content Producer.
Bachelor Of Arts Degree, English Literature.
Currently, a Lead Producer with Rhymes Over Beats Theatre Company. He resides in New York City.

Isaac Tomiczek

07b2569b-1c2d-433d-9e01-de0b656e7327-pic-laughing_meIsaac’s fascination with cinema began like most kids of his generation with Spielberg and a trip to see Raiders Of The Lost Ark. From an early age he developed drama and performance skills at youth workshops. At the age of 11 he was accepted to the Children’s Film Unit. His music video work and content for artists and brands such as labrinth, maverick sabre, ne-yo, chase and status, ministry of sound, sony, universal music, red bull, beats by dre, vogue, wella. have amassed over 10 million views on youtube alone. His writing credits include two tv pilots that were developed by channel x as well as a short film script that was shortlisted for London Calling/SEFF in 2014.

He is a passionate director and artist motivated by a love for all things cinema and working with talented people. He also has a keen and encyclopedic knowledge of films that can settle just about any argument or situation. His favourite films at the moment are mostly Korean but he always goes back to The Incredibles when times get tough.

Jesse Quinones

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Jesse Quinones is a London based writer/director/producer.

In March 2013 he completed his debut feature film Calloused Hands. Based loosely on his own life, it tells the story of 12-year-old Josh, a mixed race boy growing up in Miami who lives under the oppressive weight of his abusive step-father. He manages to forge his own path in life when his estranged grandfather insists he study for his Bar Mitzvah.

Calloused Hands stars Andre Royo (HBO’s The Wire), Daisy Haggard (Showtime’s Episodes), and Hans Howes (There Will Be Blood). It premiered at the Miami International Film Festival, and has gone on to screen in over 20 festivals around the world, picking up numerous awards. It was picked up by Kino Lorber and received its North American release in March 2014.

Jesse is currently developing his next feature film Cagefighter, a British set sports drama. He is also developing feature film El Mar with Cuban ballet star Carlos Acosta, as well as TV series The Beat with Hillbilly Films.

Jo Eluka

JoJo_Eluka-768x1024-250x250PR/ Advertising Specialist and co-founder of JoClarePR, Jo is a film geek watching 3 movies per week over the past 5 years. Honest and blunt, Jo enjoys all genres of film and presenting. 

Larushka Ivan-Zadeh

photoI am a ‘Content Provider’. Which means I am an experienced journalist/broadcaster who writes and talks about stuff for a living. Movies mainly. Currently Film Editor at the Metro. Author of ‘The Rough Guide To Cult Movies’.

Paul Atherton

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Paul Atherton is a London based, film & television director & producer who specialises in social commentary. He’s noted for his historic films about London Landmarks entitled The Ballet of Change, which were broadcast onto the sites themselves, his domestic violence docudrama Silent Voices, which is often used in court cases on the subject and being the first person ever to have a video dairy taken into the permanent collection of the Museum of London.

He’s currently working on a documentary about Sylvia Budd, the widow of famous film composer Roy Budd which follows her 23 year battle to get his final score to silent film Phantom of the Opera staged, which culminates in it’s performance at the ENO on 8th October 2017.  The documentary will premier in select cinemas worldwide, with a live ending broadcast directly from backstage on the night of the World Premiere.

Paulette Harris-German

I1487663s a lover of all things Art, whose passion is film & laughter. Preforming Art’s Graduate, Paulette is an acomplished Actor who has produced four internationally screened feature documentaries. Encouraged by her adult sons, Paulette has used her comedy & wit to work & host events internationally. All whilst holding down the position of European Consultant for Los Angeles Pan African Film & Arts Festival.

Stephan Pierre-Mitchell

UnknownStephan Pierre Mitchell Actor London based actor known for his roles in Return Of The Don, Hard & Soft, Stare ShortFilm and other stage productions.He is currently producing & starring in an upcoming production that would be released soon. 

Simone Pennant

Simone_PennantSimone Pennant is a casting and development producer. Her credits and commissions include Can’t Stop Eating for Channel 4, Young, Psychic and Possessed for BBC Three and the Sony nominated UK Black for Radio 2. Simone if the Founder of The TV Collective.