meet the team.
WE'RE BREATHING NEW LIFE INTO OXYGEN
Our productions are created by the next generation of film talent, an assembled team of young people from across all backgrounds who collaborate and create in various areas of cinema craft.
With support from the Virgin Money Foundation, we have breathed new life into Oxygen and assembled our new foundational team, leading Oxygen on its new journey. Below you can read more about our Founders.
A keen filmmaker for over fourteen years, Gage is no stranger to film production and the landscape of the screen sector in the UK. Gage worked as the Youth Engagement Coordinator and Creative Programme Manager at the BAFTA and Academy Award Qualify organisation Leeds Film. As such, Gage has developed strong relationships with major organisations such as BFI, ITV, BAFTA, Arts Council England and various UK film hubs.
head of communication.
After completing a Masters in History from the University of York, Jessica has worked in communications at various festivals, including Ilkley Literature Festival where she currently works as Digital Engagement Officer. In addition to working with Oxygen on the release of A Series of Light, helping it to reach 21.2 million households in the first eighteen months, Jessica also works as a freelance script supervisor.
A moving image professional with a First Class degree in Film and Television from the University of the Arts London, Michael is an experienced and adept technological creative. Working as a writer, director and editor, with post-production skills including online editing, colour, sound mixing and distribution, Michael has a rich knowledge across the board.
head of production.
head of intimacy.
Eleanor's film prowess stretches the length of the UK; she mentored on and managed the BFI Film Academy in Bradford and Leeds and has since trained with Oxygen as an Intimacy Coordinator, one of the youngest in the world. Her passion for safe behaviour and representative depictions of sex, sexuality and sensuality is second to none. Eleanor recently spearheaded intimacy on Oxygen's critically acclaimed hit Amazon show, A Series of Light.
Specialising in directing at the Northern Film School, Lily's work explores themes of gender, sexuality and identity, with director Céline Sciamma one of her current inspirations. Lily's debut is an intimate portrait which received recognition and acclaim at regional film festivals. She has also worked as a production manager, showcasing her talent for development and progression within the sector.
LILY CORKE BUTTERS
head of strategy and progression.
A graduate of the prestigious Northern Film School and the Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts (FAMU), Harley’s expertise and experience in production and direction is exceptional. He holds solid relationships with major directors and stakeholders in independent film production companies in the UK, and leverages these relationships to access paid opportunities within the sector.