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Hazel Chandler     hazel@wildernessfilms.co.uk

CEO and Producer/director

Hazel trained as a psychiatric nurse before doing her masters in Film and Television at the Royal College of Art. She started her fimmaking career making music videos and shorts for NGOs like Amnesty International. She started Wilderness Productions in 2005 and now has over 20 years experience in documentary and current affairs filmmaking. She is based in London and Sierra Leone and has made award winning films all over the world, often working in conflict zones, for BBC, Discovery, Channel 4 and Aljazeera. Hazel has just returned from Sierra Leone where she completed "After the Jungle" for BBC. The testimonies she recorded of Ebola victims were shown all over the world and were the first to give voice to the many brave Sierra Leoneans fighting the disease. Her long term relationship with Sierra Leone led to the founding of charity WAYout which provides digital media training, free music studio and facilities in Sierra Leone to street youth.

Hazel is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Creative Director of the Fellow's Artists Network.

Please send any proposals to Hazel.

 

 

 

 

 

 Michael Chandler     michael@wildernessfilms.co.uk 

 Michael is a writer-director. His feature script The Gifted is now going in to rehearsal. His short drama ‘The Fall’ had a successful international festival run and he has since completed two more short dramas 'Move' and 'AK', and the award-winning documentary ‘WAYOUT’ was screened around the world. Michael also works extensively in managing International charities,

 co-founding WAYout, an arts charity in Sierra Leone. Michael ran

 animation and film projects with a group of homeless children for

 the charity Shelter, and directed bi-lingual dramas for Marie Stopes.

 Michael was previously a soundtrack producer and radio DJ,

 which led to his most recent short, critically acclaimed

 Stay Sailing’.

 

 

 

 

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UK