PLUM FILMS - Key Persons
Beverley Fortnum is a Director with an industry wide reputation. She is one of the elite few who is a true specialist in Beauty, Fashion and Lifestyle. After gaining a degree in Graphic Design and Advertising, Bev pursued her career as a Creative within some of London's top agencies and a succession of awards followed.
She combines this phenomenal creative vision with a natural talent for Directing and as a result has shot commercials for global super-brands such as Max Factor, Pantene, Wella, Lynx, Hugo Boss, Dove, Nivea, Olay and Clairol to name but a few.
Her depth of knowledge in the entire creative process and her ability behind the camera results in beautiful visuals, natural performances and inspiring narratives across every media platform.
Morag is a multi-award winning director whose recent credits include the BAFTA Scotland award winning documentary ‘I am Breathing'. This moving film follows the final months of Neil Platt, a young father with terminal and debilitating motor neuron disease (MND). Morag's talent for directing has seen her in demand across shorts, features and commercials and she's running out of space on the mantelpiece for her awards!
Short film ‘Home' for Channel 4 won the BAFTA for Best Short Film and a number of international awards. As one of two directors, her TV drama Buried won the BAFTA for Best TV series and Morag's feature Donkeys won a Scottish BAFTA for best film.
In her spare time Morag has found time to direct numerous commercials, online campaigns and music promos for brands and clients ranging from Scotland on Sunday, Glasgow Film Theatre, Lanakshire Health Board's HIV AIDS Awareness, BBC Scotland, Capitol Radio and Telewest
Simon is the BAFTA Award winning writer and director of the comedy Tumshie McFadgen's Bid for Ultimate Bliss, the grisly kids comedy Meat the Campbells, and the feature thriller Senseless.
Simon began his career writing and directing a handful of critically acclaimed short films including thriller Virus, which screened at more than 50 international film festivals, picking up a clutch of awards along the way.
Simon has recently directed two series of the BBC4 comedy Bob Servant starring Brian Cox, and You, Me & Them for hat Trick Productions, starring Lindsay Duncan, Anthony Head and Eve Myles. Recent directing credits include the brand new adventure series for CBeebies Teacup Travels starring Gemma Jones, and shows for Zodiak/RDF, Kudos and Nickelodeon.
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