Film Oxford is run on a day-to-day basis by the Executive Team:
Geron Swann. Centre Director/Development firstname.lastname@example.org
Geron came to Film Oxford via the Trades Council in 1987 and has been with the organisation ever since. He oversees organisational development and manages the iCreative platform, holiday workshops and community screenings. He is Location Oxfordshire manager and general spokesperson for Film Oxford.
Gary Shenton. Production Development email@example.com
Gary has been at Film Oxford for over a decade. In his role as Production Development Manager he has produced or overseen the production of over 40 short films, many of them receiving national and international festival exposure. He has exec-produced features including the highly acclaimed ‘Anyone Can Play Guitar’ and the award-winning ‘Thank You Skinhead Girl’.
Richard Duriez. Adult Training, Shadowlight Artists, Finance, IT & Office Manager. firstname.lastname@example.org
Richard has worked at Film Oxford for more than 15 years. He has more than 10 broadcast credits to his name for documentaries (Producer, Director, Editor, Researcher). He has produced numerous non-broadcast productions for NGOs and non-profits as well as short films and two features. He manages Film Oxford’s programme of adults’ courses that train over 300 people each year. He founded, fundraises for, and manages the multi-award winning Shadowlight Artists (professional artists with learning disabilities) with artist Chris Oakley. He also oversees Film Oxford’s finance, IT and other activities.
Nicola Josse. Projects & Production. email@example.com
Nicola is a filmmaker and has been making films since graduating with a BA in Fine Arts degree back in 2001. She joined Film Oxford as a freelancer in 2009 and joined the staff team in 2017 organising projects and production work. She has been involved in delivering the iCreative programme for young people, tutoring on the BFI Film Academy and in 2019 initiated the FLUX Moving Image Platform, for artists to create new work while supporting work experience placements.
Evie Sherry-Starmer. Administrator. firstname.lastname@example.org
Evie grew up in Oxford’s Community Arts scene, and her professional background is in university administration. She supports all of Film Oxford’s day-to-day activities and works closely with the Shadowlight Artists.