Finance, Accounting and SEIS/EIS Advisors
White & Company Chartered Accountants is a mid-sized accountancy and corporate finance practice, employing more than 50 employees across offices in Manchester and London. They provide the full range of accountancy, tax advisory and corporate finance services, and is recognised as a leading firm in the Private Equity and Enterprise Investment Scheme (“EIS”) sectors.
In addition, they focus on offering expertise in relation to structuring and supporting investee companies, throughout the investment cycle, whilst assisting in delivering successful exits.
White & Company has extensive experience in international business relations, such as assisting clients to expand into overseas markets.
Their in-depth knowledge, pool of specialist advisors and exposure to a range of markets has ensured White & Company is the preferred consultancy of clients in the media, film and entertainment sectors.
Swan Turton is a commercial law firm offering market leading services in the media, marketing and technology sectors. Their partners are recognised as leaders in their fields, by the major legal directories. They provide a partner-led service, delivering tailored and effective business solutions based on their legal expertise and combined industry knowledge.
Executive Creative Producer – Eliot Kennedy
Eliot is an English songwriter and record producer based in Sheffield. He has worked with artists such as Take That, The Spice Girls, Bryan Adams, Lulu, S Club 7, Five, Gary Barlow, Delta Goodrem & The Wanted. Some of Eliot's most recent work includes co-writing the score for Finding Neverland, the hit Broadway musical, with Gary Barlow.
Producer – Douglas McJannet
Founded in 2006 by producer Douglas McJannet, Arden Entertainment is a theatre production and general management company based in the West End and has worked on high-profile UK West End and touring shows including Dirty Dancing, Bad Girls, Jackie The Musical, Guys & Dolls and Never Forget as well as immersive shows including Goosebumps and Pip's Island.
Working closely with writers, directors and co-producers from the early stages of production, Arden provide a bespoke service for each of their clients, tailored to the individual needs of each production.
From script development and creative advice to budgeting and booking, their industry expertise and extensive network of contacts, ensures delivery of a first class production. Arden was the company that set up The Old Vic Tunnels and presented work in association with Punchdrunk, National Youth Theatre and high-profile immersive events.
Musical Producer – Guy Barker
English jazz trumpeter and composer, Guy, is music director and arranger for the opening gala concert "Jazz Voice” at the London Festival Hall.. He was also music director and arranger on a number of BBC Radio 2 Friday night is music night shows, featuring the Guy Barker Jazz Orchestra with the BBC Concert Orchestra, celebrating the music of Billie Holiday/Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn/Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin and Dusty Springfield.
Body of People aka BOP Jazz Theatre Company Body of People
A unique UK based Contemporary Jazz Theatre Company, founded in 1996 by international choreographer, director, performer and educator Dollie Henry. Dollie Henry has led a respected career of 30 plus years, as a performer, choreographer, director and educator. She is recognised as one of the most formidable exponents of Artistic Jazz Dance and creative theatre dance and movement direction in the UK.
In 1999, Dollie joined forces with Jazz trumpeter, music producer, composer and director Paul Jenkins and together, they have created a unique theatre company rooted in the creative and artistic realms of the Jazz tradition.