Phil is Co-Managing Director of Bankside Films, as well as the co-founder and Managing Director of Head Gear Films a film investment company which has invested in to over 50 films in the past decade. He provides finance for producers as well as executive producing and international distribution through Bankside.
Other aspects to his career include being a BAFTA voting member; mentor to National Film and Television producing students; regular speaker on the industry circuit; and founder/festival director of the British Film Festival of Kurdistan, Iraq (http://www.bffk.net).
Phil began producing feature films in the mid 90’s with micro budgets that occasionally found more than a micro audience…. Prior to the film business, Phil was an advertising and music photographer including working with post punk bands such as Big Audio Dynamite. He sporadically still dusts off his Hasselblad.