Marcus Markou – Writer/ Director/ Producer

 

Marcus started life editing and publishing inflight magazines. In his mid 20s he attended LAMDA and trained as an actor. In 2000, Marcus started Dynamis Ltd with his brother Andrew, an online publisher in the B2B sector. He has had two plays produced, including Ordinary Dreams; Or How to Survive a Meltdown with Flair at the Trafalgar Studios in 2009 and Age-Sex-Location at the Riverside Studios.

He was a member of Fluxx Improvisation theatre company in London between 2004 and 2010. He made a short film The Last Temptation of Chris in 2010 before completing Papadopoulos & Sons in 2012 – a film that he wrote, directed, produced and self-distributed in the UK in April 2013, achieving the second highest screen average of any film in its opening weekend. In 2014 he was nominated by the London Critics Circle Awards in the Breakthrough British Filmmaker category.  

 

He has just completed his second short film Two Strangers Who Meet Five Times

Andrew Markou – Executive Producer

 

Andrew is an internet entrepreneur and the founder of Dynamis Ltd. one of the UK's leading B2B online classified advertising publishers. He has been instrumental in overseeing the technical development of some of the world's most successful B2B classified advertising websites including BusinessesForSale.com, the leading site for buying and selling businesses globally and FranchiseSales.com - the UK's leading franchise recruitment portal.

 

He was the Executive Producer on Two Strangers Who Meet Five Times and Papadopoulos & Sons – which was sold to the BBC, ARTE and Netflix.

Double M Films is a privately held production company based in London dedicated to making feel-good, high quality, independent film and drama for international audiences. We are currently developing a number of exciting projects with both new and established creative talent.

ABOUT

Muireann Price - Head of Development

Muireann studied Drama: Theatre, Film and Television at Bristol University. Upon graduating she worked in television production on shows such as The Inbetweeners, The Morgana Show and Very Important People.

 

In 2012 Muireann co-wrote and co-produced her debut feature Love me till Monday. This premiered at the 2013 London Film Festival and saw her be nominated for the 2013 BFI Best British Newcomer Award as a producer. The film was released by Verve Pictures in 2014 to sell-out screenings and critical acclaim. Her second feature, Captain Webb, about the first man to swim the English Channel, is being distributed worldwide by Miramax. It was nominated for Best Drama at the 2016 National Film Awards.

 

Muireann has also worked extensively in casting on films such as Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie, Goodbye Christopher Robin and Joe Cornish’s The Kid Who Would Be King, which is currently filming.

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