Phil is Co-Managing Director of Bankside Films, an international film distribution company as well as the founder
and Managing Director of Head Gear Films, and Stargate - both film investment companies.
He provides finance for producers as well as executive producing and international distribution. In the past five
years Phil has invested in over $250m of production in more than 50 films.
Other aspects to his career include being a BAFTA voting member; mentor to National Film and Television producing students;
regular speaker on the industry circuit; and founder/festival director of the British Film Festival of Kurdistan, Iraq (www.bffk.net
Phil began producing feature films in the mid 90's with micro budgets that occasionally found more than a micro audience.
Prior to the film business, Phil was an advertising and music photographer and sporadically still dusts off his Hasselblad.