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The Team

Sina Bowyer – Company Founder

Sina Bowyer is a screenwriter-producer, and the founder of Red Rug Productions. Prior to completing the short eco-thriller Crude, Sina travelled to New Mexico with her co-producer Peter Jonas for production meetings and to scout key locations for Wedding Heist, and has cemented a highly experienced executive and production team there. She is now refining a finance plan with UK and US financial advisors and seeking co-production partners. Sina is also developing London based noir thriller Nefarious, and martial arts Thriller Deadlined  with international partners.

Learning her writing craft via LA based Masterclasses in high concept screenwriting and film-making from 2006-8, Sina later graduated with a Masters in Screenwriting from the prestigious Royal Holloway, University of London in 2011. Sina has been a regular attender at Film Festivals such as Cannes and Galway. She has written all of the scripts so far listed on this site and produces corresponding marketing materials.

IMDB profile: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm5478537/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1

 

Peter Jonas – Executive Producer

Peter brings his consummate networking and marketing skills to Red Rug Productions. He co-produced Crude, including overseeing the build of a nature hide for the main set and the film’s production design. Peter is an international artist and photographer who has led high budget public arts projects involving local communities and celebrities in South Africa, USA and the UK,  featured both in national press and on television.

 With Sina, he is engaged in project development and finding investors. He has designed all of the concept posters on this website and his creative works can be viewed here:  www.peterjonas.co.uk

IMDB profile: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm6164841/?ref_=nv_sr_3

 

KesslerHal Kessler – US Attorney and Executive Producer

Corky joined Chicago based law firm Deutsch, Levy & Engel in 2010.  He has extensive experience in the entertainment industry on a worldwide basis. Corky has participated in seminars and conducted speaking engagements throughout the United States and Canada on legal issues impacting the entertainment industry and been a lead speaker for many years at various film festivals throughout the country, including the Sundance Film Festival, where he has conducted seminars on “Funding” and “Legal and Business Pitfalls, Screenplays through Distribution.” Corky has been the attorney on numerous film projects across the country. He has served as executive producer on feature films, including:

“The Sum of Us” starring Russell Crowe (winner of the Australian Academy Award for Best Film), “Certifiably Jonathan”, “Driving Miss Daisy”, “Frankie and Johnny in the Claire de Lune”, “Steel Magnolias” and “Shirley Valentine”.

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0004652/?ref_=nv_sr_1

 

Tony Grant – Business & Legal Advisor

Tony Grant is a partner in Grant Dawe. His practice is primarily transactional, including selling and buying companies and businesses, investment transactions, joint ventures, shareholder agreements, international transactions, media transactions and sports law.

Tony trained and spent his early qualification years at Allen & Overy and was then at Denton Wilde Sapte (now Dentons) for 24 years, 12 years of which were spent in Hong Kong where he was senior partner and in charge of its offices in the Far East. He was subsequently head of that firm’s corporate department in London and then head of its TMT (technology, media and telecoms) department. He left in 2004 and joined up with Jonathan Dawe to form Grant Dawe in 2006.