Warwick Writing Talk with Dhiraj Mahey
Warwick Writing Talk
with Dhiraj Mahey
WHAT COMES FIRST, THE SCRIPT OR THE POSTER?
An exploration of the special relationship between producer and director (arm in arm or head to head?) as they navigate the rocky road between creating art and making product
About Dhiraj Mahey
Dhiraj Mahey executive produced Gareth Tunley's acclaimed debut feature film The Ghoul - a psychomagical thriller starring Tom Meeten and Alice Lowe. It premiered at The BFI London Film Festival and is BIFA and BAFTA nominated. It was released theatrically in both the UK and N America by Arrow Films and is being sold internationally by Reason8. It received it's UK Network Premiere on Film4.
Dhiraj was also sales and distribution consultant on Clio Barnard's groundbreaking debut The Arbor. He has worked as a consultant across both development and distribution and has also headed up various talent development initiatives - including The Betty Box & Peter Rogers Comedy Writing Programme and The John Brabourne Awards. He has attended various film markets, guest lectured on numerous film programmes and served as a trustee on boards, including Four Corners Film and Photography Workshop and The Limehouse Town Hall Consortium Trust.
He is currently developing a slate of feature films as a producer, with Gareth Tunley, Gavin Scott Whitfield and Nick Abrahams amongst others.