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Deepak Sikka is an experienced entertainment financier. He was previously Financial Controller and then Finance Director for TV & Production at HIT Entertainment PLC where he worked on a number of acquisitions before the business was sold to APAX Partners. He then became CFO and General Manager at Molinare where he structured an innovative mechanism for investing postproduction finance into film and television projects in return for equity -‐ this mechanism financed over 30 films and notable successes include Moon and The King's Speech of which Deepak is a Co-Executive Producer.

Mick Southworth is an acknowledged industry veteran and one of the UK's most successful independent film distributors, with more than 30 years experience. He was founding MD of Film Four Distributors, later established Winchester Film Distribution in 2001 and subsequently became Managing Director of The Works UK Distribution Ltd. During his career he has overseen the acquisition and release of numerous hits including The Madness of King George, Secrets and Lies, Brassed Off and Fever Pitch. He has had an exclusive home entertainment output deal with Universal Pictures in the UK for 20 years releasing up to 12 films annually.

Martin McCabe is one of the UK's most experienced and innovative film executives. During over 25 years in the business he has been involved in the release of over 500 feature films including Cinema Paradiso, Man Bites Dog, When Harry Met Sally and La Haine. Martin started his career at Palace Pictures and then became a founding Director of Metro Tartan where he was largely responsible for turning the business into the UK's leading independent film company. He subsequently became Head of Theatrical Distribution and Acquisitions at Electric Pictures/Alliance Atlantis UK, and then launched Downtown Pictures where he successfully released over 25 features, including 2 Oscar winners.

Mick and Martin write regular articles for Moviescope Magazine as their contributing 'distribution experts.' http://www.moviescopemag.com/author/mick-southworth-and-martin-mccabe/

Brooke Lyndon-Stanford founded Atomic Arts in 1996, a visual effects & animation company which offers services to established and aspiring filmmakers. It has acted as an incubator, in particular to Picture Farm, a collective including Rupert Wyatt and Damian Lewis. Atomic Arts supervised and completed in-house all the effects on Rupert's film The Escapist which then lead to work on Rise of the Planet of the Apes for 20th Century Fox. Further developing the relationship with Fox, Atomic Arts worked on Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter. They are now slated to work on a number of studio movies, having worked on Ridley Scott’s The Martian, Paramount's production of The Gambler & Into The Woods for Disney as well as high end TV dramas such as The Get Down for Sony & The Collection for Amazon. Brooke visual effect supervises for Atomic Arts on all these productions. He has recently been re-elected to the global board of directors of the Visual Effects Society & is Chair of the UK Section.

Representing Endeavour Ventures Limited are Dr. Richard Hargreaves and Bill Cunningham.

Dr. Richard Hargreaves began his venture capital career with 3i before founding Baronsmead PLC which specialised in investing in smaller unquoted companies. One of Baronsmead's notable achievements was to establish a fund for Barclays Bank PLC - the Barclays Baronsmead Fund - which demonstrated the value for the bank of investing in this area. An ex-Chairman of the BVCA, Richard began arranging or participating in syndicated EIS investments in 1999, co-founding Endeavour Ventures Ltd in 2005.

Bill Cunningham co-founded Endeavour Ventures Ltd alongside Richard Hargreaves in 2005, and continues to source deals, funding, and arrange investments. Bill is an active non executive director on the board of several portfolio companies including Numecent Holdings Ltd, a now well established cloud computing business for which he has raised and invested $22m since 2009, and Approxy Inc Ltd, its computer games related spin-out. He sits on the board of two other investee companies into which Endeavour has introduced $18m.





Advisory Committee

This is a group of established industry practitioners with a vast wealth of experience and pedigree between them assembled to oversee, assist and advise on the key areas of budgeting, scheduling, casting and financial structuring, as well advising on the film and TV markets.

Jack Binder is an American feature film Producer working in the Hollywood Major Studio system and independent film sector for over 25 years. He is the founder of Greentrees Films, and film production budget services provider Film Budget Inc.

Greentrees Films - www.GreentreesFilms.com

Film Budget Inc - www.FilmBudget.com

Selwyn Roberts is one of the UK's most senior leading line producers with credits including National Treasure, Pearl Harbour, King Arthur, Shackleton and the award winning Parade's End. He is currently producing StrikeBack for HBO and Sky. 

Other Advisors


Nyman Libson Paul,
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Lee & Thompson,
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Industry Experience


The below constitutes a selection from the wealth of productions our team has worked on.

Producer Credits

The King's Speech

Director: Tom Hooper (Oscar Winner)
Starring: Colin Firth (Oscar Winner), Geoffrey Rush (Oscar Winner), Helena Bonham Carter (Oscar Nominee), Guy Pearce, Timothy Spall.
Writers: David Seidler (Oscar Winner)
Co-Executive Producer: Deepak Sikka
Awards: 4 Oscars (Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actor), 7 BAFTAs (Best Film, Best British Film, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Music)
76 Wins, 102 Nominations.


Director: Duncan Jones (BAFTA Winner)
Starring: Sam Rockwell, Kevin Spacey (Oscar Winner)
Writers: Duncan Jones, Nathan Parker (BAFTA Nominee)
Co-Producer: Deepak Sikka
Awards: BAFTA (Best Film), Critic's Award (Best Director), Writer's Guild, (Best Screenplay).
20 Wins, 19 Nominations.


Director: Noel Clarke (BAFTA Winner), Mark Davis
Starring: Emma Roberts, Tamsin Egerton, Noel Clarke, Ophelia Lovabond
Writers: Noel Clarke Executive
Executive Producers: Deepak Sikka, Mick Southworth
Music: Adam Lewis, Barnaby Roberts

 Films Distributed

The Madness of King George

Director: Nicholas Hytner
Starring: Nigel Hawthorne, Helen Mirren (Oscar Winner), Ian Holm, Rupert Graves, Rupert Everep
Writer: Alan Bennep
Awards: 1 Oscar (Best Art Direction) , 3 BAFTAs (Best Actor, Best British Film, Best Make Up/Hair), Cannes Film Festival (Best Actress)
16 Wins, 33 Nominations.

Cinema Paradiso

Director: Giuseppe Tornatore
Starring: Antonella A|li, Enzo Cannavale, Isa Danieli
Writer: Giuseppe Tornatore & Vanna Paoli
Awards: 1 Oscar (Best Foreign Language Film) , 1 Golden Globe (Best Foreign Language Film), 5 BAFTAs (Best Actor, Best Foreign Language Film, Best Supporting Actor, Best Original Screenplay, Best Music), Cannes Film Festival (Gran Prix du Jury)
14 Wins, 23 Nominations.

Sex, Lies, and Videotape

Director: Steven Soderbergh (Oscar Winner)
Starring: Andie MacDowell, James Spader, Peter Gallagher
Writers: Steven Soderbergh (Oscar Winner)
Awards: Cannes Film Festival (Palme d'Or, Best Actor, FIPRESCI Prize)
7 Wins, 20 Nominations.

Gods and Monsters

Director: Bill Condon
Starring: Ian McKellen (Oscar nominated), Brendan Fraser, Lynn Redgrave
Writers: Bill Condon & Christopher Bram
Awards: 1 Oscar (Best Adapted Screenplay), 1 Golden Globe (Best Suporting Actress)
25 Wins, 42 Nominations.

La Haine

Director: Mathieu Kassovitz
Starring: Vincent Cassel, Hubert Koundé, Said Taghmaoui
Writers: Mathieu Kassovitz
Awards: Cannes Film Festival (Best Director) , 2 Lumiere Awards (Best Director, Best Film), 3 César Awards (Best Film, Best Producer, Best Editing)
5 Wins, 10 Nominations.

Brassed Off

Director: Mark Herman
Starring: Pete Postlethwaite, Ewan McGregor, Tara Fitzgerald
Writers: Mark Herman
Awards: 1 César Award (Best Foreign Film), 1 Lumiere Award (Best Foreign Film), 1 Evening Standard British Film Award (Peter Sellers Comedy Award) , 1 Writers' Guild of Britain Award (Best Screenplay)
10 Wins, 15 Nominations.

 VFX Credits 

Rise of Planet of the Apes

Director: Rupert Wyatt
Starring: James Franco, Andy Serkis, Freida Pinto 
Writers: Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver
Awards: 1 Broadcast Film Critics Association Award (Best Visual Effects), 2 Visual Effects Society Awards (Outstanding Animated Character, Outstanding Visual Effects), 1 Annie Award (Animated Character), 3 Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Awards (Best Science Fiction Film, Best Supporting Actor, Best Special Effects).  
12 Wins, 37 Nominations.

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

Director: Timur Bekmambetov
Starring: Benjamin Walker, Dominic Cooper, Anthony Mackie 
Writers: Seth Grahame-Smith
1 Award Nomination

Advisor Credits

Lord of War

Director: Andrew Niccol
Starring: Nicolas Cage, Jared Leto, Bridget Moynahan, Donald Sutherland
Executive Producer: Gary Hamilton

The Merchant of Venice

Director:  Michael Radford
Jeremy Irons, Ali Pacino, Joseph Fiennes, Lynn Collins
Co-Executive Producer: 
Gary Hamilton


The Upside of Anger

Director:  Mike Binder
Kevin Costner, Joan Allen, Erika Christensen
Jack Binder

Reign Over Me

Director:  Mike Binder
Adam Sandler, Don Cheadle, Jada Pinkett Smith
Jack Binder

parades end

Parade's End

Director:  Susan White
Benedict Cumberbatch, Rebecca Hall, Rupert Everett
Selwyn Roberts

pearl harbour

Pearl Harbour

Director:  Michael Bay
Ben Affleck, Kate Beckinsale, Josh Hartnett
UK Line Producer:  
Selwyn Roberts

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