These are some of the people I have learned from and collaborated with over the years.
Marcus Efstratiou (Hook and the Twin)
Tom Havelock (Hook and the Twin)
I am grateful to all these people and to:
James Ivory, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and Ismail Merchant who mentored me and taught me everything that really matters about movies and about friendship — and a whole lot else.
Sharon Armstrong-Williams and Sue Hoyle.
Deb Barnard, Sarah Cartwright, Suncica Getter, Anna Higgs, Isobel Mortimer and Eve Poole.
Maureen Ryan for the best producing classes a writer-director could ask for.
My brilliant and kind undergraduate tutors Bernard O’Donoghue and Robert J. C. Young.
Colin Finbow and The Children’s Film Unit for changing my life and making me a filmmaker.
My family and friends. You know who you are.
Groups and Organisations I wish to thank include:
The Arts Council of England
The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)
The Clore Leadership Programme
The Encounters Film Festival, Bristol
The Film and TV Charity
The Hidden Persuaders Group, Birkbeck
The London Institute of Psychoanalysis
The London Library
The New York Indian Film Festival
Relational Dynamics Coaching
The Tongues on Fire London South Asian Film Festival
Washington DC Asian Film Festival.
The Wellcome Trust