Alan Moore, born in Northampton in 1953, is a writer, performer, recording artist, activist and magician. His comic-book work includes Lost Girls (2009) with Melinda Gebbie, From Hell (1991) with Eddie Campbell and The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (for which he won a Bram Stoker Award in 2000) with Kevin O’Neill. He has worked with director Mitch Jenkins on the Show Pieces cycle of short films and on forthcoming feature film The Show, while his novels include Voice of the Fire (1996) and his epic Jerusalem (2016). He lives in Northampton with his wife and collaborator Melinda Gebbie.
Photographer and Director Mitch Jenkins is a visual storyteller who specialises in filmic, narrative-driven work. Most recently Mitch Jenkins directed EMU Productions’ BFI and Lex Records-backed feature film The Show in Northampton, written by the revered comic book writer Alan Moore. The ongoing partnership with Alan is built on the pair’s complementary skillsets, shared artistic vision and mutual love of Northampton.
Mitch started his career at the Chronicle and Echo before photographing celebrities for the Times and Sunday Times Magazines in London, shooting the likes of David Bowie, Bruce Springsteen and Patrick Stewart. During the last 10 years he has been shooting advertising campaigns all over the world, along with producing key art for major TV Networks. In recent years he has also been part of rebranding both the A&E Network and BSKYB.
Editor Colin Goudie grew up in Northamptonshire and was a Foundation course Art student for two years at Northampton’s Nene College. His credits include Rogue One – A Star Wars story, the award-winning sci-fi film Monsters, the BAFTA winning Between the Lines as well as TV movies Attila the Hun, Lusitania, Murder on the Atlantic and Holy Cross for which he won the RTS Award for Best Drama Editor. He has given Q&A’s around the world including at BAFTA, the National Film Theatre and Skywalker Ranch.
Rebekah Louisa Smith runs The Film Festival Doctor, the name a nod to her academic past. Rebekah has a PhD in Film and Audience research. The company- which has offices in London and Los Angeles- has helped win over 500 awards for their clients and her team have supported over 585 creatives across the world.
In 2018, Rebekah worked extensively on the feature length documentary George Michael Freedom: The Director’s Cut which has been screened at over 25 international festivals. It has won 5 awards and was shown in competition at the 26th Raindance Film Festival.
The Film Festival Doctor has assisted on triumphant film festival and awards campaigns for Martin Kemp’s Stalker, The Boy With A Camera For A Face (45 festivals and 13 awards), Commune (30 festivals including the BAFTA-qualifying London Short Film Festival), the BAFTA- shortlisted documentary Noma: Forgiving Apartheid and the South African long-listed Oscar entry film Kalushi: The Story Of Solomon Mahlangu.
The Film Festival Doctor’s production arm is also working on a number of full length horror movie projects with an array of Great British talent.