Damian is an actor and producer. He played U.S. Army Major Richard Winters in the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers, produced by Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks, which earned him a Golden Globe nomination, and also portrayed U.S. Marine Sergeant Nicholas Brody in the Showtime series Homeland (which earned him a Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award). His performance as Henry VIII in Wolf Hall earned him his third Primetime Emmy nomination and fourth Golden Globe nomination.
An internationally recognised actor, he has also produced award-winning films as a partner of Picture Farm Ltd.
Gareth is an award-winning writer and director with many years experience in both film and television development and production. He has written for NBC Universal, CBS Films, Tantamount Studios, the BBC, ITV and directed numerous promos and commercials. His feature film, THE BAKER, won Best Director and Best Feature at international film festivals and was released theatrically in the USA under the title ASSASSIN IN LOVE. He was a partner in Picture Farm Ltd. which produced the hit documentary DARK DAYS and award-winning feature films THE ESCAPIST, directed by Rupert Wyatt (RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES, THE GAMBLER) and THE BAKER.
Neil has vast experience in film and broadcast television, and was an elected member of the Producers Alliance for Cinema and Television (PACT) for four years and chaired the film group of the Directors Guild of Great Britain (DGGB) for five years. He produced and directed CLUBBED, based on the bestselling novel by BAFTA winner Geoff Thompson, which was a best-selling DVD on week of release and was nominated for a British Independent Film Award. He is a Trans-Atlantic Partners Producer, consulted for the European Film Finance co-production conference, and regularly speaks on panels about EIS and SEIS financing models in the UK.
In the last fifteen years Phil has been instrumental in the successful development, physical production and raising of finance for over 20 international feature films and television productions. He is currently Head of Production for Andy Serkis’ and Jonathan Cavendish’s The Imaginarium. He Executive Produced BREATHE, starring Andrew Garfield and Claire Foy and directed by Andy Serkis, which opened the London Film Festival 2017. Phil co-produced Dad’s Army with Damian Jones’ DJ Films and Universal. He was the executive producer of The Last Station. The film was nominated for 5 Independent Spirit Awards. Stars Helen Mirren and Christopher Plummer were both nominated for Academy, Golden Globe and SAG Awards