Alec Gillis and Tom Woodruff Jr
Oscar and Bafta Award winning founders of Special Effects Design Company Amalgamated Dynamics. Credits include INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE, BATMAN vs SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE, GODZILLA, HARBINGER DOWN, THE THING, MAZE RUNNER, X-MEN: FIRST CLASS, AVP: REQUIEM, ALIENS, DEATH BECOMES HER, JUMANJI, STARSHIP TROOPERS, TREMORS, THE X-FILES, THE TERMINATOR, PREDATOR and many many more.
Highly experienced Movement Director, Choreographer and Theatre Director. Her credits cover Film, Theatre and development work including HECUBA, THE TROJAN WOMEN and CAPTAIN SHOWOFF all for Phil Wilmott/Gods & Monsters, JULIE & JOHN A. STRINDBIERG'S MISS JULIE for Bombardarum International Theatre, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING for Oxbridge Tradition, BUSSY D'AMBIOIS/ HONORIA & MAMMON/THE UNFORTUNATE WOMAN-CANNIBAL VALOUR REP for The Owle Schreame theatre Company.
Francesca is also currently part of The Young Vic's Directorship Scheme.
David is a highly sought after and respected Puppet & Props Designer & Builder. Most recent work includes Puppet Designer on ROOM at the Theatre Royal Stratford East, Puppet Maker on COMMON, ANGELS IN AMERICA & PETER PAN At The National Theatre, CIRCUS 1903 (ELEPHANT) working alongside Mervyn Millar prior to the world tour this year. His extensive list of profile credits includes WAR HORSE, DEATH & THE KING’S HORSEMAN, HIS DARK MATERIALS (National Theatre), THE LION KING, (West End and various World Tours), AVENUE Q (West End) and THE INVISIBLE MAN (West End and UK Tour).
He was Illusion Assistant and Puppeteer on HUGO for Martin Scorsese and HARRY POTTER & THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN, as well as numerous commercials and television shows.
David is currently building the puppets for the National Theatre and Disney's highly anticipated production of PINOCCHIO.
Currently Movement Director on the new version of MACBETH by Moira Buffini which will play at The Garrick Theatre at the end of November.
Belinda has been working as a Choreographer, Director and Movement Director since the late 1990s. She was a core member of MATTHEW BOURNE'S NEW ADVENTURES, as part of the devising team and performing soloists roles in the West End and International Theatre.
Credits include THE GIRL WITH THE IRON CLAWS (The Wrong Crowd), MONKEY! (UK Tour), WAR TORN (Our Space), MASKED (English National Ballet School), THE CAUSE (Dreadnought).
Simon is a young but experienced Director and Movement Director who also works as a performer/deviser with Physical Theatre companies including TOOTH+NAIL, BREADKNIVES, GOODDOG, CREATED A MONSTER & DAVID GLASS ENSEMBLE.
As an Associate Artist with David Glass Ensemble (for whom he has devised and continues to perform MARTGAGE and BLEAK HOUSE), he leads workshops in physical dynamics, physicality and devising theatre in China on a regular basis.
Recent credits include CONSPIRACY OF ORPHANS (Created a Monster), LETS GO HOME (SON), MACBETH (Flabbergast Theatre at Wiltons Music hall).
Neill Gorton is founder and director of the UKs leading Special Effects house, Millennium FX. His experience as consultant and movement director has been invaluable to many productions and this has led to directing for TV and Film.
Credits include DOCTOR WHO, TORCHWOOD, BEING HUMAN, FRANKENSTEIN, CRITICAL, THE FALL, WIZARDS VS ALIENS, TOAST OF LONDON, THOR, LITTLE BRITAIN and many more.
Directing credits include MOTHER DIED for BC Horror and DR WHO EXTRA.
Coral has just directed the critically aclaimed sell out show RUN IT BACK at The Hackney Showroom.
Recent work includes Movement Director on series 2 of Sky/Amazon Studios series BRITANNIA & The RSC's THE FANTASTIC FOLLIES OF MRS RICH. Coral is a highly experienced Movement Director with strong credits. She started her career as a professional dancer working for several years with DV8 and performing for Kylie Minogue Internationally. Movement Direction credits include ONE LOVE - THE BOB MARLEY MUSICAL for The Birmingham Rep, Iqbal Khan's production of MACBETH at Shakespeares Globe, KING LEAR for The Royal Exchange, MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM for The National Theatre, WOLF IN SNAKE SKIN SHOES for The Tricycle Theatre, LIE WITH ME for Talawa Theatre, Rufus Norris' AMEN CORNER at The National Theatre, A DOLLS HOUSE & AS YOU LIKE IT for The Royal Exchange.
Ita is a highly experienced Movement and Intimacy Director, Chorepographer and Theatre Director. Currently working as Movement Director on Amazon Studios new series HANNA.
Credits include PHILIP K DICK'S ELECTRIC DREAMS, The reboot of the DERREN BROWN Ghost Train (VR Demon and TV commerical), award nominated LOW LEVEL PANIC at The Orange Tree Theatre and Sandy Toksvig's new play SILVER LINING, HUMANS 2.0, THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS click here to view trailer, ATLANTIS (BBC), THE INDIAN BOY (RSC), A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM (Southwark Playhouse), DRACULA (The Pleasance Theatre), AFTER THE HEAT WE BATTLE FOR THE HEART (Vault Festival 2016), FOOD, I WISH TO DIE SINGING & OBAMA-OLOGY (Finborough Theatre) and CARMAN (Leicester Square Theatre). Ita is a respected movement teacher, working at Central, Drama Centre, & Mountview amoungst others, and is an Associate Artist with Clod ensemble's Performing medicine.
Ita is also currently working with the PMA and Stage Directors UK, with the support of New Zealand Equity to establish better practice for actors and directors working with intimacy, simulated sex scenes and nudity. #SSOSGuidelines
Sarah Perry is a movement specialist and founder of SHAPES IN MOTION. She is an experienced movement coach and works with many of the big studios and Animation Companies. She also has extensive experience with Motion Capture movement direction and works as a character & creature movement consultant.
Movement coach credits include GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, JUPITER ASCENDING, GRAVITY, JOHN CARTER OF MARS, VOYAGE OF THE DAWN TREADER and she assisted during development and for animation work on WORLD WAR Z.
Animation companies that she consults for and has developed courses for their animators re acting and character movement, include AARDMAN ANIMATION, FRAMESTORE, DOUBLE NEGATIVE, THE MOVING PICTURE COMPANY, & JELLY FISH PICTURES.