MEET THE TEAM

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winston ellis

CEO / Actor / Producer

Dr Winston George Ellis was born as Winston Ellis and is known for his work on The Dark Knight (2008), Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006) and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007).

He is an Actor, Producer, Martial Artist and CEO of Rayzor Edge Films.

Born to Jamaican parents in Reading Berkshire, Winston is an accomplished British Actor and three- times world martial arts champion. Winston has starred alongside Johnny Depp and Kiera Knightley in Pirates of the Caribbean 2 & 3 films. Other film credits include Cass, Batman the Dark Knight with the late Heath Ledger, Shiner alongside Michael Caine.

After his martial arts career had come to an end an opportune meeting with Phillip Ko led to Winston moving to Hong Kong. During his decade living out there Winston made appearances in a number of martial arts films working with actors such as Jackie Chan Jet Li, Jean Claude Van Damme and Roger Moore, Robert Samuels & Mark Houghton.

Winston was a guest speaker at the House of Commons during black history month where Winston spoke about some of his life experiences growing up in Britain in the 70's and 80's and his personal journey battling dyslexia and racism in the educational system and overcoming them to become not only an actor but a film producer and director.

More recently Winston has transitioned to the small screen starring in Sky Atlantics Penny Dreadful starring Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton and Eva Green. Dr Who with Peter Capaldi, The Bill, Hustle, Judge John Deed, Dream Team, Doctors and finally Holby City. In addition to this Winston is in the process of producing 3 movies which will feature major international stars.

Winston is also involved in a charity called Positive Strides set up by Winstons close friend and business partner the late Mark Straker in 2012. Winston was also instrumental in the launch the Positive Strides UK initiative Project Postcode. Project Postcode uses film and media to educate 11- 19 years olds about modern day social issues such as drug and alcohol abuse, gun and knife crime and and anti- social behaviour.

Winston's passion for working with under privileged children led to this involvement.

You can find out more about Winston here

keith seville

Executive Director, Author, Publisher

Keith Seville, author of “Mine your Business”, investor, and proven business leader with over three decades’ experience in health and social care, property, and telecommunications. In the year 2001, Keith received a Millennium Award for the community magazine he launched and published, entitled Urban News. During the 1990’s, Keith represented England as an amateur light heavyweight boxer, a few years later he was part of a Shotokan Karate Team that won many national Martial Arts championships.

Keith has been on BBC television, BBC radio, and ITV, where both his business and community contributions were featured. Keith is the Chair of the MAP Partnership, a role he has held since 2015. The MAP Partnership is an organisation that consists of a day nursery, a youth club, and a day centre for people with disabilities.

Over the years Keith has trained senior police officers in Community Relations at Bramshill, Sulhamstead and Harrogate Police Training Colleges. He has also been involved with Reading, Slough, Bath and Westminster Race Equality Councils as an advisor. Keith holds a postgraduate qualification in Management from Buckingham Chiltern University UK, and another postgraduate qualification in Further Education Teaching from Thames Valley University UK. Keith is also a Common Purpose Graduate.  Common Purpose is a leadership mastermind program bringing together top-level people from the public, private and charitable sectors in the United Kingdom.

Jamie Chambers

Creative Director / Actor / Producer

Born in Uxbridge in 1987, Jamie is an Actor, Presenter and Producer and has gained significant experience in front of and behind the camera.

In recent years he has worked on big budget films, working with high profile actors including Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise, Joanna Froggat and Tom Hardy.

Having worked primarily as an actor, Jamie is also a producer and martial artist and has great experience as a Creative Director, spanning several years.

Jamie brings a clear, concise and logical approach to film-making, and is well known for his versatility.

Jamie has worked both in front of and behind the camera on a variety of successful films and is now looking forward to an exciting and inspiring slate of films with Rayzor Edge Films.

ian wilson

Executive Producer

Executive Producer, Ian M. Wilson is a writer and producer who has worked in the film and television industry for almost 40 years.  He worked with studio owner Kenneth Shipman’s cinema distribution and production organisation, eventually becoming his producing partner making documentaries and drama-documentaries for the History channel, Primetime TV etc.

Ian recently formed a new development company, Sandstone Films, with Timothy Burrill (The Pianist) and Deborah Sheppard (Paramount Pictures) which is working with Rayzor Edge to package several high concept films with Joel B. Michaels (Terminator: Rise of the Machines), Philip Schulz-Deyle (Snowden) and Josef Brandmaier (Uni Finance Media).  Ian also owns a catalogue of classic British movies distributed by Euro-London

Deborah Sheppard

Executive Producer

Deborah is a producer and film marketing and distribution specialist having honed her skills over twelve years as Marketing Director for Paramount Pictures, and prior to that UIP UK.

She has released over 400 films across all genres, from indie festival hits such as INTO THE WILD and BABEL, to major animation franchises such as SHREK and MADAGASCAR, to blockbuster hits including STAR TREK and TRANSFORMERS, achieving a box office return of 4.2bn.

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