Louise Monaghan is a past winner of the Papatango Prize and her winning play PACK ran at the Finborough Theatre for a month where it attracted rave reviews. She's also a past winner of a Bruntwood Prize Judges' Award for SHADOW PLAY which was championed by the Scottish poet, playwright and novelist Jackie Kay. In addition to her theatre work, she's had three radio dramas broadcast on BBC Radio 4. ALONE IN THE GARDEN WITH YOU was produced and directed by Jessica Dromgoole and THE MAN INSIDE THE RADIO IS MY DAD, (starring Charlie Brooks) and SLIPPING THROUGH TIME, (starring Ellie Kendrick) were produced and directed by Tracey Neale. WEIGHTLESS is her debut short film.
Lois Norman is an Award-Winning British/Australian Creative Artist, whose work focuses on the bravery and diversity of the human condition. Primarily, using the ‘Female’ word and image as a lens, she explores and questions the truth of who we are and the strength it takes to be all of who we can dare to be.
Lois’ short documentary: Drawing on Speech was created in collaboration with Tate Curator and Artist Michele Fuirer. The film celebrated the power of Fine Art as a communicator for a teacher with aphasia and was screened at both at Tate Britain and Tate Modern 2014/2015.
Her Award-Winning Documentary She Is Juiced, which Lois filmed entirely solo, celebrates the work and lives of Four LGBTQIA+ Female Identifying Artists and had its World Premiere at Tate Britain in 2017, both as part of Tate’s ground-breaking Exhibition, Queer Britain and to launch London Pride 2017.
Lois’ poetry film The Shell, featuring Lois herself, has achieved screenings and awards around the world including winning Best Poetry Film at BAFTA Cymru qualifying Carmarthen Bay film Festival in 2019.
Swivel, Lois’ gender fluid dance film (2019) staring the trailblazing Iron&Sparks, has achieved over 30 outright wins globally so far, including Best Director, Best Experimental, Best LGBTQ, Best Score, Best International Short, Best Editing, Best Sound Design, Best Choreography, Best Cinematography, Best Art House Short and Most Pioneering Work!
Rowena Amos is a writer/producer and owner of 9 of Cups Productions Ltd. Previously working as a writer for theatre, she wrote and produced her debut short film 'Strange Waters' in 2021 which has achieved over 20 international festival wins to date including Best Horror, Best Mise-en-Scene, Best Producer, Best Thriller and Best Horror Screenplay. Rowena was also executive producer on William Nunez's 2021 feature 'The Laureate', starring Tom Hughes, Dianna Agron and Julian Glover. Winner of Best Feature and Film of the Festival at Oxford International Film Festival.
Rowena is in post production for her second short film 'The Day of The Sun Dog', starring Paul McGann and Kerrie Taylor which she wrote and produced on. Her production company is also working on a new food pilot for TV to be filmed in the Autumn.