DENNIS GYAMFI

Dennis Gyamfi grew up in Brixton’s Somerleyton Estate. He was becoming involved in crime until he found the X-it mentor programme at 15. Since then he has pursued a career in producing, directing and advocacy. He worked at Quiet Storm and founded Endz2Endz, a youth magazine designed to bridge divides between neighbourhoods. A Spirit of London Award winner, his work on Reprobate has helped secure him a position as Assistant Producer at Sprout Films, alongside Gina Carter and Idris Elba.

BEAU RAMBAUT

An actor and producer from London, Beau Rambaut graduated from UAL with a 1:1 in Film. Since then, she has since worked in production on a number of award winning films, including short, ‘Creation’ by Ruggero Dalla Santa, and Rafael Kapelinski’s Berlin Bear winner ‘Butterfly Kisses’. Having grown up in a working class neighbourhood, she is committed to telling authentic stories with real resonance in these communities, and to bringing together crews from diverse backgrounds.

PRODUCERS

CHI MAI

Chi is a writer, director and producer from Vietnam. She worked as a journalist and copywriter before making her first documentary “Down The Stream." The film explores the aspirations of little girls growing up on the Mekong river, and was named among Vimeo’s Best of 2015. Since graduating from The London Film School and co-writing Reprobate, Chi has been working as a screenwriter and producer on feature projects in her native Vietnam. 

 

RUPERT BAYNHAM

Rupert is a writer and producer from London, and a graduate of Trinity College Dublin and The London Film School. Inspired by world cinema and his grandmother, who was a spy in MI6, he has made short films in London, Florence and Saigon. He has been a tennis coach, an advertising copywriter, and a production assistant on QI and BBC drama ‘River.’ His work as a writer explores subjective morality and clashes of culture. A Brixton Tale is his first feature.

WRITERS

DARRAGH CAREY

Darragh is an Irish writer-director. A graduate of Dublin City University, DIT and The London Film School, his background is in advertising, with 13 years specialising in TV commercials. His work has won over 40 creative awards including D&AD, Cannes Lions and The One Show. Having written and directed a number of short films, A Brixton Tale is his first feature film.

BERTRAND DESROCHERS

Bertrand is a Québécois writer-director who has been making films since childhood. In 2012, he founded Ångstrom Films, directing and editing music videos, live gigs and web series. A graduate of The London Film School, Bertrand was a videographer for Time Out London and a filmmaking tutor for First Nations communities in Northern Canada. A Brixton Tale is his first feature film.

DIRECTORS

A BRIXTON TALE