DENZIL MONK, CEO
Denzil is the founding CEO of Bosena, where he is producing of a diverse slate of feature projects from visionary filmmakers. He produced Mark Jenkin’s Film4 backed ENYS MEN (2022) which premiered at Cannes Directors' Fortnight and Christopher Morris's Sheffield Doc Fest competition feature doc A YEAR IN A FIELD (2023). Prior to this he was the Associate Producer on Mark Jenkin’s BAFTA winning breakout BAIT. He is a Bard of Gorsedh Kernow.
LAURA GILES, CHAIR
Laura previously worked for the BFI and has run projects for the British Film Commission, Raising Films and the UK Film Centre in Cannes, as well as working for an app company and as a creative business adviser for freelancers and SMEs. Laura set up Screen Cornwall in 2019 and continues to work as a producer of short and long form content through her own company Storm Force Films. Passionate about sustainable growth, she is also a founder of Goodfest Cornwall CIC.
Lally MacBeth is an artist, writer and researcher living in Cornwall. She founded The Folk Archive in 2020, and co-founded Stone Club with Matthew Shaw in 2021. She runs a regular night at The Social, and has programmed and curated events for London Short Film Festival, the British Museum and Tate. She has produced costumes for Gwenno and Broadside Hacks. Lally is currently writing her first book.
AMANDA PYNE, AP MEDIA LTD
Amanda is an expert in production finance, distribution & royalties for independent & US Studio films. AP Media Ltd works with producers, financiers, broadcasters & sales agents to maximize distribution and recoupment opportunities. In 2023 Amanda was appointed a Director of Screen Cornwall. Prior to setting up her own company, Amanda managed BFI & UK Film Council Lottery production investment & was Royalty Manager at Universal Pictures & Focus Features. Before moving into film, Amanda managed Record Royalties & Music Publishing at Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Group.
Matthew Shaw is an artist, author, composer and producer. Alongside solo composition Matthew has worked with a series of collaborators including The Pop Group, & Richard Norris as well as Shirley Collins & Brian Catling on Crowlink, with an EP released by Domino Recordings. Atmosphere of Mona, a book of poetry and photography was published by Annwyn House in 2020. Matthew is the co-founder of Stone Club along with Lally MacBeth.
Hamish Thompson is a Devon based story consultant, working with some of the leading names in the UK screen sector, including Film4 Productions, Green Door Pictures and DJ Films. His guidance has been pivotal in the development of recent successes including Rye Lane (dir. Raine Allen-Miller, Searchlight Pictures) and See How They Run (dir. Tom George, Searchlight Pictures). He also works with Beaford Arts on building an increased portfolio of moving image work by artists in North Devon.
Hi, my name is Winston. I am a Post-Production and Visual Effects student at Falmouth University. I first moved to Cornwall from Singapore in 2021 and fell in love with this place ever since. I hope to do my part and return the favour to how much Cornwall and Cornish culture has done for me.
Jowdy is Hembrenkyas an Yeth Kernewek / Cornish Language Lead at Cornwall Council and a Freelance Development Manager, Festival organiser for Lowender, Cornish dancer with Kemysk, and ceili band musician with North Cornwall Ceili Band