Co-founder of Film’s Cool and Teacher Oliver Rosen is also co-author of OCR (Oxford, Cambridge and RSA Examinations) Dynamic Learning Resource A2 Media Studies. In 2010 ‘You’re Hired!’ his collaboration with the Media Trust and Channel 4 was awarded the creative journeys award for innovative practice of curriculum delivery through London Education Partnerships Award scheme. Oliver is an examiner for OCR, Teacher of Media Studies and Aim Higher Coordinator at Acland Burghley School, Tufnell Park, London.
Co-founder of Film’s Cool and Lost Tribe Productions’ CEO, Hugh Spurling started out in the film industry at UK-based Lucky 7 Productions in 2002. He went on to become Head of Business Affairs for the company and during his time at the company Lucky 7 produced and co-produced a number of films in the US, UK and Europe, and South Africa. In 2006, Hugh moved to Los Angeles to join Bauer Martinez Studios as its Chief Operating Officer. He oversaw all of the legal and business affairs for the company and its films, including Harsh Times (starring Christian Bale), I Could Never Be Your Woman (starring Michelle Pfieffer) and The Flock (starring Richard Gere). In 2008, Hugh returned to the UK to set up his own successful consulting business. Hugh was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Lost Tribe Productions in February 2011. Hugh was Executive Producer on Comes A Bright Day (2011)
Film’s Cool’s Outreach Manager, Paulette Williams has worked in the education field for over 10 years. She has managed various Widening Participation initiatives for University College London and the Institute of Education, working closely with schools, colleges and community organisations across London. During this time, Paulette has volunteered as a Community School Governor and has an active role on the management committees of a number of community organisations. Paulette is Co-founder of a supplementary education centre, offering services and initiatives aimed at raising aspirations and achievement levels of young people in Thurrock.