PRODUCTION TEAM

PRODUCTION TEAM

JODY TOZER

FESTIVAL DIRECTOR

Jody has been working in the film exhibition industry for over 6 years. She also runs Ffresh, which hosts a student film awards and co-ordinates the BFI Film Academies in South Wales. She is also involved with the Iris Prize Festival as events co-ordinator and production assistant on their short films.

KATE CHESSON

FESTIVAL PRODUCER

After years of managing charity shops, Kate didn’t get creative until middle age. In the 2nd year of her media degree in 2012, she met Jody Tozer and decided to set up Cardiff Mini Film Festival as a grassroots event. She has completed an MA in Art and Design and is a self-proclaimed fan of Coronation Street, Bargain Hunt, cemeteries, conspiracy theories and of course – film.  

THOMAS ANTHONY EVANS

FESTIVAL ASSISTANT

  

Thomas is a presenter/producer most recently seen on Made in Cardiff. He has also presented the Cardiff Music Awards in both 2017 and 2018, and previously hosted a weekly live film news and reviews programme for Radio Cardiff.

KIRSTEN JONES

PATRON

Kirsten is a writer and actress whose credits include BBC Wales sitcom High Hopes, television movie Brewers Droop and the film short Sorrow.

BOYD CLACK

PATRON

Boyd is best known as the star of the hugely successful BBC Wales  sitcom Satellite City (which he also co-wrote). He also starred and co-wrote sitcom High Hopes and had a role in cult welsh film Twin Town.  Boyd has also released two music albums and an autobiography ‘Kisses Sweeter Than Wine’.

MIKE PARKER

ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER

Mike is a multi-award winning producer having worked on documentaries Goddodin and Silent Village, welsh sitcom Satellite City, the international hit A Mind to Kill and the feature films Rancid Aluminium, I Know You Know and 7Lives. 

DAN HARRIS

ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER

Dan is the director of Focus Shift Films. The Cwmbran-based production company whose projects include feature Dying Light, documentary Save Our Male Voice Choirs and film short Disable/Enable.

MEDIA CONTRIBUTORS

CHRIS HARRENDENCE

ILLUSTRATOR

 

Chris is a freelance illustrator who is providing artwork for festival marketing. 

BURNT ORANGE MEDIA

VIDEO FOOTAGE

Burnt Orange Media create promotional and social media content for the industry but also regularly produce work with voluntary and Community based projects. They provided our promotional videos for the festival in 2017 and we look forward to their participation in this years festival.

QUIET MARAUDER

MUSIC

Describing themselves as “Lo-fi, bedroom, record-baiting anti-folk – organically grown in Wales”, this Cardiff band have provided music to our promos. We love their sound and hope you love them too.

PRE-JUDGING PANEL

We are very grateful to the following people who formed our pre-judging panel for the 2018 festival:

Angharad Griffiths, Anna Burton, Craig Huntley, Craig Lewis, Daisy Gould, Damien Harvey, Emily Beynon, Evie Honer, Gareth Jamieson, Grant Vidgen, Jamie McKee, Katie White,
Kristian Kane, Lewis Carter, Lexx Oliver, Louise Lynch, Marc Anthony, Rhiannan Falshaw-Skelly, Ryan Thomas, Stephen Peckman, Tash Horton, Tom Gatley, Tom Wardley.