EVY BENITA /// DESIGNER
Evy Benita is a Norwegian doodler with a slightly worrying pinboard obsession. Completing her BA in Set Design for Screen at University of the Arts London, Benita decided to steer her interest for production design into the world of game development. She is currently completing her MA in Games Design and Development at the National Film and Television School.
Her favourite sweets are Pop Rocks and veggie Percy Pigs.
SHEREEN ALI /// PRODUCER
Shereen Ali is an Irish/Iraqi producer currently completing her MA in Film, Television and Games Producing at the NFTS. A graduate from London’s Goldsmiths University in 2012, Shereen started her career assisting BAFTA award- winning producer Sophie Venner on the short film ‘Henry Cowell’, written and directed by Duncan Wellaway. In 2013 Shereen moved to Doha, Qatar to join The Film House, a commercial and corporate film production company. During her time there Shereen produced various projects for Qatar Airways, Al Jazeera, Vodafone, Pulse UK, The British Council and the BBC amongst others. Films produced by Shereen were awarded at the 6th Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards and the MarCom Awards in 2015.
BRIONY TANNER /// HEAD OF MARKETING
Briony Tanner is First year student at the NFTS studying Marketing, Distribution, Sales and Exhibition. For the past 10 years she has been working in management positions in cinemas in the UK. She has won various awards during her time in the cinema business including heading the Projection Team in 2011 and Marketer of the Year in 2016. With a keen interest in gaming this was the natural progression into the gaming marketing.
Her favourite sweets are foam bananas.
TARA JASMINAZ /// DIGITAL CONTENT PRODUCER
Tara Jasminaz is a filmmaker at the NFTS specialising in digital first productions including content creation and user focused strategy.
Her favourite sweets are sugary strawberry laces and watermelon toxic wastes.
ADAM WOODHAMS /// SOUND DESIGNER
PABLO SCOPINARO /// COMPOSER
Pablo is a composer who specializes in writing scores for film and games. He began his career as an arranger and professional guitarist but his love for storytelling through film led him to start composing his own music and exploring different sonic possibilities. He studied composition at Goldsmiths University and is currently completing an MA in Composing for Film & TV at the National Film and Television School.