Wayne Marc Godfrey
Stuart D. Stanton
Head of Development
Packaging & Development Executive
Junior Production & Development Executive
Development & Marketing Co-ordinator
Wayne Marc Godfrey - Managing Director
Wayne Marc Godfrey is the co-founder and owner of The Fyzz Facility, a prolific British production and finance company that has produced and part-funded over 100 independent feature films during the last 5 years.
Wayne’s credits include the critically acclaimed CAKE starring Jennifer Aniston; Martin Scorsese’s forthcoming SILENCE starring Liam Neeson and Andrew Garfield; the hotly anticipated THE YELLOW BIRDS with Tye Sheridan, Alden Ehrenreich, Jack Huston, Jennifer Aniston and Toni Collette; BONE TOMAHAWK the Cowboy epic starring Kurt Russell; BILLIONAIRE BOYS CLUB starring Kevin Spacey, Taron Egerton and Emma Roberts; Taylor Hackford’s THE COMEDIAN with Robert De Niro, Leslie Mann, Harvey Keitel & Danny DeVito and revenge thriller 478 starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. Most recently Wayne has part-funded WIND RIVER. The film comes from the writer of SICARIO, Taylor Sheridan, who will also make his directorial debut and stars Elizabeth Olsen and Jeremy Renner.
With more than 75 producer credits to his name, Wayne has procured more than $85m of investment into independent film as well as optioning, financing and producing 7 feature films over the last two years. These include the BAFTA nominated and BIFA winning debut from acclaimed writer/director Stephen Fingleton THE SURVIVALIST and the STX backed action thriller THE FOREIGNER based on the best selling novel The Chinaman by Stephen Leather, directed by Martin Campbell and starring Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan.
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Robert Jones - Managing Director
Robert Jones’ production credits include Academy Award winners THE USUAL SUSPECTS, GOSFORD PARK and THE CONSTANT GARDENER. With over three decades of experience in the international feature film industry Robert has built an impressive track record working with established filmmakers as well as identifying new talent and commercial feature film material.
Other notable credits include Paul Thomas Anderson’s HARD EIGHT, Stephen Frears’ DIRTY PRETTY THINGS, Mike Leigh’s VERA DRAKE, David Schwimmer’s RUN FAT BOY RUN, Neil Marshall’s CENTURION and Iain Softley’s TRAP FOR CINDERELLA. Robert is also producer and co-creator (with Danny Boyle, Jesse Armstrong and Sam Bain) of the acclaimed Channel 4/Sundance Channel TV series BABYLON.
Recent production THE SURVIVALIST by writer/director Stephen Fingleton was critically lauded at its world premiere at New York’s 2015 Tribeca Film Festival and has gone on to receive a BAFTA nomination and BIFA win for Best Director Debut. Other titles due for release are A PATCH OF FOG, from BAFTA-winning and Oscar-nominated director Michael Lennox and the recently wrapped ALLEYCATS, an urban thriller starring Eleanor Tomlinson, John Hannah and John Lynch. Robert is also in development on FINAL SCORE to be directed by Scott
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Mark Lane - Director
Mark Lane joined The Fyzz having established himself in the independent feature film production industry as one half of the prolific producing partnership The Tea Shop & Film Company. Since 2012 Mark has produced nearly a dozen independent feature films alongside business partner James Harris.
Mark’s credits include StudioCanal co-production COCKNEY’S VS ZOMBIES, Sitges Grand Prize winner TOWER BLOCK, Noel Clarke’s THE ANOMALY for Universal Pictures, SXSW competition entry I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER, and Dimension co-production 47 METERS DOWN.
Before producing, Mark worked in international film sales under Simon Crowe at SC Films Intentional representing international multi-territory sales on dozens of feature films over a six year career.
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James Harris - Director
James Harris began his career as a Production Manager and Line Producer on films such as BEYOND THE RAVE for Hammer, WHEN EVIL CALLS for the Horror Channel and F for Gatlin Pictures
James made the leap to producing with prison thriller SCREWED starring Noel Clarke and James D’Arcy for LIONSGATE (2011)
James set up The Tea Shop & Film Company with Mark Lane in 2010. To date the company has made 10 features, including TOWER BLOCK with Jack O’Connell (2012), COCKNEYS VS ZOMBIES with Studio Canal (2102), THE ANOMALY with Universal (2014), ROMANS starring Orlando Bloom, ELIMINATORS with WWE, and underwater thriller 47 METERS DOWN with DIMENSION films
He is currently in production on SLUMBER with Maggie Q.
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Stuart D. Stanton - Company Secretary
Stuart D. Stanton is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales having qualified in 1975. He became a Fellow of the Institute in 1981 and set up his own Audit and Accountancy Practice in 1985.
Widely experienced in both Practice and Commerce, Stuart has over 30 years specialising in representing SMEs and Private Individuals.
Stuart's specialist industries are Film, Commodities, Motor Distributorships, Fashion, Property, and Pharmaceuticals.
Harmit Phull - Financial Controller
Harmit went Kingston University where he graduated with an Accounts and Finance Degree. He became ACCA qualified in August 2011. Prior to joining The Fyzz Facility he was employed at Aramid Capital Partners (“ACP") for 6 plus years where he worked in various roles from the Management Accountant to the Financial Controller. ACP were the service provider for Aramid Entertainment Fund, who at its peak, had NAV value in excess of $300m. Associated film titles to Aramid include the TRANSFORMERS franchise, the TWILIGHT series and BRONSON starring Tom Hardy.
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Emma Lamont - Head of Development
Emma joined The Fyzz Facility in 2013 as Head of Development and is currently building a slate of commercial film and TV projects, working
with both established and up-and-coming talent.
Before joining The Fyzz, Emma worked at Rainmark Films as their Development Associate, completed the Producing MA at the NFTS and worked in Press, PR and Acquisitions for Metrodome Distribution. Emma also produced the award-winning documentary BAD BOYS and THE LAST CHANCE SCHOOL for Channel 4, which won both a Grierson and BAFTA in 2015.
The Fyzz have completed the first three films developed through Emma's slate; a family movie starring Chevy Chase and Rob Schneider, a London-set action/thriller called ALLEYCATS, which Emma also produced, and THE FOREIGNER starring Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan, produced by Wayne Marc Godfrey.
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Jasmin Morrison - Investment Associate
Jasmin first joined The Fyzz Facility in 2013 as a Production Intern for the company’s in house production ‘Superbob’. At the end of her internship Jasmin joined the company full time as Wayne Marc Godfrey’s Executive Assistant. In this role Jasmin worked on all TFF’s in-house productions on set and remotely as the TFF co-ordinator during prep, production and post production. She has shown a passion for film that extends to all of her activities at the company and has quickly became intrinsic to the Fyzz financing and production process.
In March 2016 Jasmin transitioned into the role of Investment Associate. She is now working within the finance team overseeing the financing affairs for the company. Jasmin also sources and helps to manage new and current investment opportunities for The Fyzz Facility's Debt financing business.
Jasmin graduated from Heythrop College, University of London, with a 2:1 BA donors in Philosophy, Religion and Ethics in 2013.
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Phillip Waeland - Packaging & Development Executive
Phillip Waeland joined the Fyzz in 2016 as Packaging & Development Executive. Previously, Phillip was the Head of Development at The Tea Shop & Film Company, an independent production company making high concept, commercially driven, quality features. During Phillip’s time at the Tea Shop he worked on projects including Billy O’Brien’s I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER, Johannes Roberts’ shark thriller 47 METERS DOWN and the Orlando Bloom starring drama ROMANS.
Utilising a skill set developed in his previous life in financial services and at the Tea Shop Phillip will work with the well established Development team to help build a slate of commercially minded film and television projects.
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Franziska Lindner - Junior Production & Development Executive
Franziska joined Robert Jones in 2014 as Producer’s and Development Assistant for his Production outfit Jonescompany Productions. In early 2016, she transitioned to the Fyzz Facility and the role of Junior Development and Production Executive.
Before joining The Fyzz, Franziska completed the Producing MA course at the National Film and Television School worked at Berlin-based production companies zero one film as Production and Director’s Assistant and Pirates ‘n Paradise as Production Manager.
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Catherine Freeman - Development & Marketing Co-ordinator
Catherine Freeman joined The Fyzz in 2012 as Project Co-ordinator for all film development and production opportunities. She assists throughout all stages, from the initial fundraising, through development and production, to delivery and distribution. Her experience over the past three and a half years has included handling marketing and press campaigns for the company's public presentation, as well as for prospective investors, with some experience in film development and the complexities of filmmaking.
Throughout her time at The Fyzz, Catherine has developed skills in design, creating presentations that assist in a myriad of stages of a film, from financing to distribution. This can involve brand development in the early stages of film, as well as for the company in general. She is also The Fyzz Facility's client facing investor liaison. Additionally, Catherine has lent her skills to film development, working with TFF's Head of Development to help assess potential material for the company's development slate.
She read English Literature at the University of Leeds from where she graduated with an upper 2:1.
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Anthony Tobin - Executive Assistant
Anthony Tobin joined The Fyzz Facility in 2016 as Executive Assistant to Wayne Marc Godfrey. With a background in creative content, script development and writing Anthony's previous roles included freelancing at SapientNitro, whose credits include Sky and Vodafone, Middlechild Productions, working mainly within the theatrical sphere, and Trojan Publishing. With such a strong background in creatively minded industries, Ant's passion for film in particular has brought him to The Fyzz.
With such a varied and creatively focused background Ant is an asset to the team regularly assisting across development, production and post-production.
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Anna Chalupka - Book Keeper
Anna Chalupka joined The Fyzz Facility in 2015 as Book Keeper in order to assist the accounts department. Originally from Poland, Anna studied for a Technician of Accounting qualification there before coming to London and gaining her NVQ / SVQ Foundation Level 2 in Accounting as well as an AAT Accounting Qualification Level 3 and 4 Diploma from Harrow College.
Anna divides her time as Book Keeper between The Fyzz and community gateway association Greenfields. Previously she has worked as a Clerk at V.K. Mouldings. At The Fyzz she has proven herself to be an invaluable asset.
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