Mike Wood

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Mike Wood

Producer, Itasca Television   Mike Wood has been in the TV film and media industry for over 15 years, having worked for many of the biggest broadcasters and producers in the business, both public and independent, including the BBC, Channel 4 and Film 4, ITV, Sky, News International and, UKTV to name a few. In his varied career Mike has gained hands on experience across all aspects of film, TV and cross media production, with experience producing short form corporate and music video productions to full scale feature films for both theatrical and broadcast release. A BBC trained lighting camera man and Apple Accredited editor, Mike has practical, in depth knowledge of media production most Producers don’t have, which he uses successfully in his passion...

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Vivek Agrawal

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Vivek Agrawal

Producer   Vivek Agrawal has been associated with the Indian Film Industry for over fifteen years in various capacities; Production Assistant, Production Manager, Line Producer, Executive Producer, Assistant Cameraman, 1st AD, Associate Director, Casting Director, Visual Effects Director, Post Production Supervisor, Producer and Director. He started his career in 1994 with Flicks Motion Picture Company. Over the next three years he worked on over 200 commercials in various capacities in production and direction. During this period he worked on a few music videos and a 90 minute docu-drama ‘Mamuliram,’ as a 2nd AD under Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra (Aks, Rang De Basanti, Delhi-6). In 2008-09 he produced the English feature on honour killing called...

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John Wilkins

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John Wilkins

Marketing Director   John is our marketing director and now heading up our new distribution and sales agency side of Itasca Films, John has been in and around the entertainment industry for over 25 years, starting as a Bluecoat Entertainer at Pontins Holiday camps, John is our frustrated actor, but our genius marketing director. Following Pontins John was appointed Entertainment Manager for SOL Holidays on the Costa Del Sol, where he became an expert in all things Spanish, including wines from Rioja! Over the years John has worked in marketing and advertising for such iconic companies as, The Birmingham Royal Ballet, The Royal Shakespeare Company, The Symphony Hall, NEC, and many of the UK’s leading theatre companies, and several of the UK’s...

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Martin Gooch

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Martin Gooch

Director, Producer & Writer   Martin is a BBC trained Director. He directed the BAFTA winning and EMMY nominated Spooks interactive (BBC/Kudos) and was a two time BBC Director of the year winner. Coming up through the ranks of the camera department Martin worked on 13 feature films and more than 200 TV shows from Harry Potter to the Muppets and Robot Wars to Eastenders. He had directed Doctors and Hollyoaks for TV as well as more than 20 short films, pop promos and virals. His debut feature film as a Director – a mystery entitled DEATH will be released in 2012. Martin has a Masters in Screenwriting from LCC, and his last screen play DEATHTRAP DUNGEON, an adaptation of the multi million selling Fighting Fantasy gamebook, has been optioned by...

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Terry Iland

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Terry Iland

Director, Producer & Writer   Terry Iland is a Director, producer, and writer with more than twenty years experience in the entertainment industry. He has directed award winning commercials and pop promos in the UK, Europe, and the Far East, and over two hundred hours of drama including Heartbeat, Casualty, Down to Earth, The Bill, EastEnders, Dream Team and more. His producer credits include long running drama series River City (BBC Scotland), and Dream Team (Sky One). A former actor, singer and dancer, he trained at the Drama Centre London alongside such luminaries as Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, and Adrian Noble. He worked at the Royal Court, Kings Head, and spent seasons at regional theatres such as Newcastle Playhouse, Duke’s Lancaster, Lyric...

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Tom Hines

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Tom Hines

Director of Photography (DOP)   Tom has been interested in films from a very young age, shooting short films from the age of 12. He continued his interest academically studying film and television at Bournemouth University. Whilst there, he was the only selected student to create and shoot a commercial which aired nationally in Britain and was shown as part of a collection at New Yorks MoMa. After graduating with a degree, he began working his way up to Director of Photography through various features, dramas, commercials, music videos and documentaries. Having filmed in a range of exotic locations such as the Dominican Republic to IDP camps of Chad. He recently worked on a feature film in Palestine starring Ali Suliman (Paradise Now, Body of Lies, The...

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