Kerry Williams - Producer/Writer/Actress
Kerry Williams has been in the entertainment business for most of her life! She trained at Theatre school and went on to become a professional dancer travelling the world. Kerry then found a love for acting and attended endless workshops and studied for six years in drama classes learning every aspect of drama. It was here in acting classes she found her new love for writing. Not happy with the monologue books on offer Kerry decided to write her own and found the pen would not stop!! Kerry ended up with around sixty monologues and found a new flair for developing characters. Kerry went on to write a number of short films that all received incredible feedback, she then went on, writing her first dark comedy A play called..‘Meet the Deans’ which was an acclaimed success, garnering effusive feedback from TV comedy writer Sarah Hooper. This lead to her first ever feature Scotland rd (which is still in development due to the size of the budget) whist the feature was on the back burner, kerry wrote her second play..‘Caught on camera,’which gained standing ovations every night. Kerry has since written a feature called 12 days in March 2018 … shooting starts in September and her newest feature .. WHY ME? She is also currently in rehearsals for her third play .. BOOTCAMP!
Michelle Billington - Producer/Casting Director
Michelle Billington Producer and Casting Director of 12 Days in September, I am also Founder and Director of Foot in the Door Films CIC I am passionate about helping young people and adults overcome the challenges in developing a career in film and growing Liverpool's independent film industry.
I have had the pleasure of casting major feature films and TV dramas over the last 30 years and also Line Producer of the Award Winning Feature Film The Be All and End All Karlovy Vary FF - Winner Variety Critics Choice Award, Schlingel FF, Germany - Winner Best Youth Film, Monte Carlo Comedy FF - Winner of Best First Film, Washington DC FF - Winner of Best Feature Film, Durango, USA – Winner of Best Feature Film, Nashville – Winner of Best Narrative Feature, with Korean & UK Cinema & DVD release and Feature Film Don’t Worry About Me screened in Cinema’s across the UK and Screened on BBC2.
Leon Lopez - Director
Leon has enjoyed over 20 years success throughout the media, crossing genres from stage to screen and radio. Popularly known for his acting roles starting alongside the likes of Sir Ben Kingsley in 'TUT', or in soap operas EASTENDERS and BROOKSIDE. After studying a Master’s degree in filmmaking at The University of East London and with a collection of award winning shorts and his self-funded micro budget feature film 'SOFT LAD' gaining distribution through Peccadillo Pictures and reaching number 10 in the iTunes chart, Leon is establishing himself as a writer / director. He uses his filmmaking to talk about issues within society that he feels are neglected by the main stream media. His work has premiered at BFI Flare, Scottish Queer International Film Festival, The Iris prize film festival as well as several international festivals. His most recent work, ‘Almost Saw The Sunshine’, about deaths and murders of Trans women of colour, continues to play the festival circuit. He is currently developing TV drama 'Trade' about the tumultuous world of male escorts and artists in London. His second feature film script 'Coasting' is about gay relationships in modern times and is at funding stage.