Us Among the Stones

Fundraising to finish the feature film US AMONG THE STONES shot in a medieval farmhouse on the moors of Devon with a wonderful ensemble cast (and some sheep). Already shot, we need this final amount to finish grade and sound.

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Cast

Laurence Fox

Laurence Fox

Laurence Fox was born in 1978 in Leeds. He is an actor and musician. He comes from a family in show business. His father James Fox is also an actor and his grandfather Major Robin Fox was a theatrical agent. He studied at RADA. He's most famous role is as D.S. James Hathaway in the detective series Lewis, which can be binge-watched on Netflix. In 2004, he starred in AD/BC: A Rock Opera. He has taken to stage in several different roles, such as Gregers Werle in The Wild Duck, Fred Beanstock in Hobson's Choice and Charles de Gaulle in The Patriotic Traitor. He has appeared in such films, such as W.E, Al sur de Granada and Becoming Jane. He has also released some albums. In 2013 he released his album Sorry for My Words and three years later he released his album Holding Patterns. In his free time he likes to hang out with his dogs.

Anna Calder-Marshall

Anna Calder-Marshall

Anna Calder Marshall is a superwoman and a veteran actress. Calder Marshall was born in London to a talented family. Her father is Arthur Calder-Marshall, a novelist, writer, biographer and essayist who had worked in Hollywood for MGM. Anna like her father has an excellent career. She had started her career as Clara Browning on the series The Wednesday Play. She has done a range of series, such as Love Story, Sanctuary. She has done a series of theatrical pieces for television. She starred in the ITV Playhouse series Colombe as Colombe. One of her major roles was Pussycat, Pussycat, I Love You as Millie Dobbs, a lead character. The film was a sequel to What's New Pussycat? a classic film. She is most known for her role in the 1970 adaptation of Wuthering Heights directed by Robert Fuest where she played Catherine Earnshaw opposite Timothy Dalton. Her latest roles include Trespass Against Us as Vic and Elspeth in The Only the Lonely She is married to fellow actor David Burke and their son Tom Burke carries on their passion for acting, as he stars in Strike on BBC One.

Oliver Cotton

Oliver Cotton

Oliver Cotton is a brilliant actor and playwright from London. He is the son of Robert Norman and Ester Cotton. His first role was Joe Barnabos in the series Crossroads in 1964. Similarly to Anna Calder-Marshall, he starred in a lot of televised theatrical pieces, such as Thirty Minute Theatre, where he played Spy in These Men are Dangerous: Mussolini. He has also starred in a handful of television movies, such as Tibetan in The Three Princesses, Giacomo in Caesar and Claretta and John in The Day Christ Died. His most notable role was Cesare Borgia in The Borgias in 1981. Also another one of his famous roles was Mr Murdstone in David Copperfield in 1986. He had also starred in Beowulf as Hrothgar. His most recent roles include Sam in Sensitive Skin and The Chairman in Pylon.

Sinead Matthews

Sinead Matthews

Sinead Matthews is an awarding winning actress. This year she was a joint winner of the Michael Powell Award at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. Sinead was born in 1980 in Coventry. She had studied A-Level Drama then went to RADA. Her work is varied between radio, film and television. For radio, she starred in I Love Stephen Fry as Chloe. One of her earliest television appearances was playing Mary in He Knew He Was Right. She had starred in Terry Pratchett's Hogfather as Violet the Tooth fairy. She has also recently starred in the television series Chewing Gum. One of her earliest film roles was in Vera Drake. She also starred in Joe Wright's 2005 rendition of Pride and Prejudice. She has also starred in Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang. In Mr Turner she had played Queen Victoria. She has also starred in the magical film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them, as Mildred.

Raia Haidar

Raia Haidar

Raia Haidar is the stunningly, gorgeous and talented Lebanese and French actress from Gambia. One of her first roles was playing Daria in a Lebanese short thriller entitled Giallo, directed by Antoine Waked in 2005. She has starred in an array of short films, features, television series. Her other latest role this year is a comedy entitled Rosalie where she plays Jolene. This gorgeous star is on the rise to new heights for her career.

Mika Simmons

Mika Simmons

The wonderful Mika Simmons was born in Greenwich, London in 1976. Not only is a she a terrific actress but she is the founder of the Lady Garden Campaign which is endorsed by Cara Delevigne and Jessica Woodley. The campaign is for British Women and cancer affecting females. The campaign encourages women to talk to each other about vaginal topics, which are usually deemed personal. Her acting credentials include television series and television movies. Her first role was Frenchman's Creek, where she played Prudence. She has done a lot of projects for Dragon Age. She has also starred in a Falling Apart, where she played Sally. Falling Apart was a television movie in 2002, which won a BAFTA award. She is also dabbling into directing, writing and producing. She has an upcoming short film entitled Rain Stops Play.

Greg Hicks

Greg Hicks

Greg Hicks hails from the Midlands. He was born in Leicester in 1953. One of his first roles was QM Miles Sindercombe in Churchill's People in 1975. He had also starred in Fortunes of War in 1975 as Aidan Pratt. One of his most noticeable roles was Andrew Ryan QC in The Knock in 1996. He has also guest starred in Walking the Dead as Chris Lennon. His latest roles were Francois Mitterand in Charlie and of this year Captain Bex in The Mercy. He was nominated for the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Actor in 2003. He was also awarded the 2003 London Critics Circle Award for Best Shakespearian Performance. Both of which were for his role in Coriolanus.

Bill Thomas

Bill Thomas

Bill Thomas was born in 1952 in London. He is a magnificent stage and film actor. He's married to Pat Thomas and he has five children. His first roles included the series Second City Firsts in 1974 and also Walt Pascoe in A Horseman Riding By. One of his most noticeable roles was playing Charles Quance in The House of Eliott and Max in The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Attack of the Hawkmen. In 1998 he played Mr. Tucknott on Bodger and Bager. From 2002-2005 he played Tom Henshall in Cutting It. He has also appeared in Classic British television series such as Midsomer Murders, Emmerdale and The Bill. His repertoire also includes Loving Vincent and Alice Through the Looking Glass.

Jethro Skinner

Jethro Skinner

Jethro Skinner was born in Glastonbury, Somerset in 1977. He is married to Sarah Skinner. His work spans theatre, film and television. His theatre repertoire includes playing Fabian in the Twelfth Night at Shakespeare's Globe, Mark Stone in Boiling Frogs at Southwark Playhouse and Tybalt in Romeo and Juliet at Veinna's English Theatre. His acting roles in film include the lead Marcus in Madam Black and Ben in Sign Language. His television roles include Andy in Eastenders, Steve in Cold Feet and Edward Casey in The Misfit Soldier. He has achieved the award of WhatsOnStage for Best Ensemble Performance.

Crew

D.R. Hood

D.R. HoodDirector

Prior to her first feature WRECKERS, Dictynna wrote and directed multi-award winning short films THE OTHER MAN with BAFTA winner Anna Maxwell Martin, and JOURNEY MAN, with Ruth Madoc. JOURNEY MAN was a global festival hit and had eight months' theatrical exhibition in the UK. Dictynna has had work commissioned by Granada and Channel 4, and wrote the screenplay for Tim Krabbe’s cult novel VERTRAGING [ECHO]. Dictynna has also directed for theatre and audio, including audio versions of Aristophanes’ THE CLOUDS with Andrew Sachs and extracts from Homer’s ILIAD with David Warner.

Annemarie Lean-Vercoe

Annemarie Lean-VercoeDOP

Annemarie Lean-Vercoe is the first cinematographer ever selected as one of Screen International’s ‘Stars of Tomorrow’. Annemarie studied cinematography at the National Film and Television School in the UK, where she was the recipient of the Freddie Francis scholarship. Since graduating in 2003 she has shot award winning work across Africa, Asia, North America and Europe. Annemarie has worked several times with acclaimed British directors Michael Winterbottom ('Everyday') and Mat Whitecross ('Moving to Mars', Grierson award 2009). 'Wreckers' was Annemarie‘s first feature as director of photography, swiftly followed by 'Honeytrap'. She has also lensed for television, including 'DCI Banks'.

Claire Pringle

Claire PringleEditor

Claire edited my award-winning short film 'The Other Man', as well as 'Wreckers', and is a brilliant editor of family relationships and stories. She has edited three other indie features and many shorts, and has also edited many comedy slots for Stewart Lee and other comedians.