JAMES SPINNEY

JAMES SPINNEY

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With a background in English Literature, James Spinney has spent the past five years collaborating with Peter Middleton on a range of fiction, documentary and commercial projects. During this period James and Peter adapted the diary of John Hull, an English writer and theologian, into into a series of award winning short films. The first of these, ‘Rainfall’, won the Best Short Documentary Award at Hot Docs 2013 and was nominated for the ICA Experimental Film Award. This was followed in 2014 by the Emmy Award-winning short, also entitled ‘Notes on Blindness’, which screened at Sundance Film Festival and won Best Documentary at Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival. 


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René Pinnell

As a filmmaker & designer, René produced the acclaimed comedy show Backpack Picnic, directed the feature documentary The King of Texas, sold a TV pilot to MTV, designed 5 products & founded 2 companies.