Producer | Writer
John Langridge’s acclaimed debut Walking Shadows, premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2000 and was subsequently selected for the Portobello Film Festival in September of that year. Going on to further develop his own unique style with numerous shorts, including the experimental Home Help (2002) and Away (2006), John made his feature debut in 2011 with the darkly comic thriller, Four, starring Martin Compston, Craig Conway, Sean Pertwee and Keirston Wareing.
Picked up and distributed to solid reviews in the UK by High Flyers Films and subsequently by Final Cut Films internationally. Four premiered at the Empire Leicester Square in October 2011.
Filming has just wrapped on John Langridge's second feature film '13 Graves'.
Co-Founder | Producer
Having spent almost ten years working as a Model and then an Event Manager, Emily decided to return to education in 2008. She graduated from the University of Brighton in 2011 with a BA (Hons) in International Event Management.
She subsequently stayed on at the university as a Marketing Project Officer, undertaking a wide range of roles and responsibilities, including the management of online content and social media, video and short film production and the development of effective long term marketing strategies.
For many years, Emily has also worked as a freelance Content Writer and Editor.
Morgan has been an actor since his debut at the tender age of 9 in the BBC drama The Citadel. He has a BA Hons degree in Drama and American History from Brunel University.
He has worked extensively as an actor in the theatre, on screen and as a voice over artist. He is also a respected business coach, specialising in language, behaviour and communication and qualified as an executive coach in 2013.
Morgan has performed his own 1 man show on the London cabaret circuit for many years at such prestigious venues as The 606 club, The
Pheasantry, Pizza on the Park, The Leicester Square theatre, Lauderdale House and the Battersea Barge.
You can hear his music at www.morganjames.info
It his passion for working in film and his experience in the business sector that have led Morgan to producing and becoming part of Drop Dead Films.
Head of Production
Growing up surrounded by the advertising industry in her father’s photographic studio, Emily started child modelling as a baby, progressing to theatre and musical productions, starting with a six month run in the children’s chorus with the English National Opera. Her musical training in the piano and the ‘cello at Trinity College of Music, London, has meant that she has enjoyed a twenty year career as a peripatetic, orchestral and choral teacher. Throughout this period she has overseen several projects concerning start-up businesses with media and communications involvement, producing performance events, producing editorial content and writing reviews. With a BA (Hons) in English Literature, she is currently completing a MA in Cultural and Creative Industries, in the department of Media, Film and Music, with the University of Sussex. In 2017, she joined Drop Dead Films as an Executive Producer to produce '13 Graves’ (2017).
Jonathan is a Chartered Fellow of the Securities and Investment Institute and a Chartered Wealth Manager. He has worked in the Investment management industry for over 23 years.
He has previously worked at, and held important positions at large Institutional firms such as Rensburg Sheppards (now Investec), where he held the role of Divisional Director, specialising in the management of both discretionary and advisory private client portfolios, Julius Baer, where he specialised in private client relationship management and business development and The Hottinger Group, the Swiss Private Bank / Family Office. Jonathan now acts as a consultant with Charteris Treasury Portfolio Management, London.
Jonathan has had a lifelong interest in both film and music and remains a guitarist and founder member with the legendary London post rock band The Winchester Club
Michael has worked for over 15 years delivering training programmes for professional actors and the general public, from concept through development and delivery.
His project experience includes producing seasons of work with Directors UK, Casting Networks International and The Royal Court Theatre among many others. He co-produced Talking Heads LA, a series of industry interviews with leading Hollywood players, and produced London VS LA - a series of Industry panel debates.
Through Script to Screen he has worked with many filmmakers developing short films with actors from creation through to delivery. Michael has worked closely with many Casting Directors on various projects, events and workshops.
He was part of the audition panel for the Talent Boost - supported by the BBC - which developed culturally diverse film projects in London, Leeds, Cardiff, Belfast and Glasgow.