Liam Badger, Producer
A former games inventor, creative writing tutor and entrepreneur, Liam was the founding director of Magic Hour Media where he Executive Produced two major features, the critically acclaimed ‘A Good Woman’ starring Scarlett Johansson and ‘Ashes and Sand’ starring Nick Moran. Educated at London University, Liam holds a BA (Honours) degree in English Literature, a postgraduate MA in Marketing from Brunel University and has studied screenwriting at the UK’s prestigious National Film and Television School. As CEO at Luminaire Films, Liam’s mix of creative and business skills has been used to bring the Maranello trilogy of films into pre-production through Mayfair based Sprezzatura Pictures.
Stephen James Thompson, Creative Director
Steve wrote the Maranello trilogy and has worked in the film industry as a “script doctor” and script editor for many years. Since graduating in Film Studies from Reading University, he has provided writing services for Epic, Mark Forstater Productions, Alibi Pictures, Magic Hour Media, Pebble Beach Screen Partners and Luminaire Films. Over the years he has sold over a dozen screenplays and collaborated with many quality directors (e.g. Vadim Jean, John Henderson, Walter Hill, Waris Hussein). His screenplays include ‘On the Vine’, ‘Monstrous Love’ and ‘All Too Soon’.