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Nothing exists without the crew and we were fortunate to have an amazingly talented bunch of people jump on board our call to arms.
— Sinéad Beverland (Writer & Producer)

Director/producer

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Brian M Franklin

For the past 13 years Brian has been passionate about independent filmmaking with no boundaries. There are no limits and no excuses to what can be achieved. Brian’s motivation is simple. He expects miracles everyday. Producing and Directing across all formats, from 35mm and 16mm film, all the way through the digital sphere to GoPro, Brian’s understanding of film production within the nano budget realm is second to none.

WRITER/PRODUCER

 

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SINÉAD BEVERLAND

With a love for character and intrigue, Sinéad crafts scripts that entertain and provoke conversation. As well as writing award winning short prose, she authors the blog ‘Try the other guy’ and writes for Movie Marker. Her feature script 'Home' is currently in development and her previous short scripts include 'Numbers Up' and 'Greenview'. Sinéad’s never without a pen and always gives directions via the nearest pub.

1st ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

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Charlie Brades-Price

Charlie is the powerhouse everyone wants on set. An accomplished Journalist, Podcaster and Producer, she has worked for the BBC, ITV and Channel 4 on a range of programming from current affairs to entertainment. She creates and co-presents DAS podcast: Two London women's usually private conversations. Charlie's enthusiasm knows no bounds and her love for dungarees is unsurpassed.

DiRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

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Ben Margitich

Ben has been working in the film and television industry for nearly ten years and has covered everything from sporting events, to documentaries, to epic productions such as ‘The Grand Tour’. His vast experience, Aussie charm and calm attitude is a winner on set, alongside his all-weather thongs.

EDITOR/FIRST AC 

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MAJ JUKIC

An experienced editor and cameraman, Maj has worked for clients such as Sony and the BBC. In 2017 he directed his first short film 'The Pitch' which was accepted to Cannes short film corner. Also finding time to write, direct and run his vlog ‘Not an Englishman’, Maj brings a wealth of experience to 'The Passenger’ team, as well as what every production needs; some dry Slovenian wit.

 art director

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ELENA MUNTONI

After graduating with a Degree in English Literature, Elena has worked as a production designer on numerous shorts, including Maj Jukic's film 'The Pitch'. Her style and eye for detail shone and the rest is history. An aspiring Director, Elena never fails to surprise - trust us.

 Sound recordist

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MIKE SHACKLETON

Having studied Digital Film Production at the University of Chichester, Mike has worked as a Boom Operator and Sound Recordist on numerous short films, documentaries and features. Always taking pride in his work, he is the man to go to if you're in need of headphones.

 MU/VFX ARTIST

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CAMILE O’NEILl

A freelance makeup artist, Camile's work has featured in Feroce Magazine and Vogue Italia. Having previously worked on short films and music videos she quickly and seamlessly blended in with the Passenger team. With musical talents to boot, Camile is a joy to have on set.

 STORYBOARD ARTIST

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MAGDA JUKIC

A talented artist, Magda excels in numerous artistic forms and her work on 'The Passenger' was everything we wanted. A pleasure to work with, she created our striking poster and storyboard shots, sharing with us her ideas and personal style. As a bonus, she can also explain the science of nutrition and your body.

 COMPOSER

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MATT DIXON

Originally a drummer with the band Slowcoaches, Matt has a natural ear and innate talent for music and rhythm. He released the EP Infrasonic Nature on the Hremig label in 2010 and has worked in different roles across the music industry. Brian first heard Matt's music while working with him earlier this year and instantly knew that his style and vision would bring an unnerving and haunting score to The Passenger.

 POST PRODUCTION

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timeline tv

 

After Maj Jukic and Brian M Franklin had finished with the offline edit, our post production was provided by the fantastic Timeline TV. A huge thanks goes to the whole team.

Billie Craven (Post Producer), Luke Jin (Colourist), Daniel Piggot (Dubbing Mixer), Joshua Fairbairn (Online Editor), Anthony Price (Post Coordinator).