Dan is a multi award winning Film director known for his dynamic and thought provoking style. He comes from a professional dance background and uses his physical knowledge to help tell stories in innovative ways using a selection of powerful cinematic tools. Dan has directed features films, short films and numerous dance films, music videos, commercials and concept films. In the world of Movies Dan is known for 'Thats Just Me' starring Pixie Lott, 'Hubris' starring Andrew Koji, 'Becoming Everything' starring Steve Leeds and 'The Book of Laws' feature film. In the world of movement Dan is known for EGO, Northern Ballet, The Burning Building, The Royal Ballet, KIN, Northern ballet. In the world of commercials Dan has directed spots for Pimms, volvo, Kylie cosmetics (Kylie Jenner and Harris Scott), Blackberry, Bon Prix, Freemans and other blue chip brands.
In the world of Music Dan has worked with Pixie Lott on her yet to be released Music & Mahalia at the V&A
on a music film.
Marie has worked as a professional actress, singer and dancer for many years. Performing internationally and on live TV with many world renowned artists including winning the BBC one show Dance X and supporting Rihanna on her UK tour. Marie choreographs TV commercials and live performances. As an actress she has featured in numerous commercials, various soaps and been cast as the lead in both feature and short films recently winning awards for her lead role in the short 'that's just me'.
Marie has also worked as a casting assistant for numerous years across the country whilst also casting her own projects and teaching acting to camera classes to all levels and ages. Marie is the co founder & director of The Audition House Studios which has had the privilege of hosting Instinctual Acting for a number of years.
Marie and Dan are also co founders of House Of Create Films, a full service production company working with established and emerging writers & directors to help bring their ideas from paper to screen. With a multitude of feature films, short films and commercials on their slate.
Marie and Dan ave both worked extensively in front and behind the camera and thoroughly enjoy working with the IA actors. They look forward to many more years of creativity to come!
Marie McGonigle - Actress | Singer | Dancer | Choreographer +44(0)7969 323 528 / www.mariemcgonigle.co.uk
Originally from the south of France, Thomas Brandy is a dedicated cameraman and cinematographer looking to elevate emotion and performance through sensitive camerawork. He studied cinematography in Goldsmiths University, from which he received the MA Filmmaking in 2022. He currently works in London, alternating between narrative and documentary projects. Thomas likes to work closely with directors to conceive a pertinent visual approach that lifts up the story and carries it's poetry meaningfully.
Liam is a young Director and Editor with strong ties to the music, corporate and commercial world. During the pandemic he launched a production company called Klaxon Creative and now has his aims set on branching into the world of drama through working with Instinctual Acting.
His enthusiasm and easy-going demeanour allow actors to feel comfortable on-set and give their best performance when the cameras are rolling.
Alex has always loved creating images, first with a pencil or brush then with a camera. After learning to edit and tell stories through moving images it became obvious what he should do for a living. He started working on film sets then moved to production & post production.
Alex is a huge people person and currently enjoying creating video content for various clients "The productions are always different and I find the combination of problem solving & creative autonomy to be very rewarding."When he is not working, you may find Alex travelling around or spending his hard earned money on making various films.
Josh is an award-winning cinematographer and creative director with his work screened and published around the world. In 2018 he was nominated for the Emerging Cinematographer Award by the British Society of Cinematographers. His portfolio comprises of work with a diverse range of clients including, Benefit Cosmetics, Wagamama, Grey Goose, Diesel clothing, The Ivy Restaurant and Parkinson's UK.
Oscar Fouda is a Cameroonian-Swedish filmmaker and videographer based in London. Originally an actor, Oscar began his filmmaking career when he moved to New York and worked as a videographer and video editor in brand marketing. He is now a freelance video producer while he continues to write and direct his own short films. He has a strong passion for storytelling and the craft of acting, which he attributes to his international background and love of cinema from an early age.