About MAM & Associates

MovieLux Artist Management & Associates (MAM & Associates) is an independent acting & talent agency based in London, which works across all areas of the film and television industry. Historically MAM & Associates started life managing a small handful of acting talent working alongside talent agents as our client’s managers.  However, in 2018 MovieLux Artist Management & Associates was formed as an acting and talent agency not just working with actors as their management  As we manage a number of actors and actresses, MAM & Associates was set up to represent the best interests of our acting clients working in the film and television industry.

We will be adding other creatives to our management services, which include screenwriters, directors and DoP’s and other creatives within the film and television industry. Our team have decades of experience working within film and television and understands all aspects of how the industry works. As a result, we are well-placed in helping to support acting talent and other media creatives in managing their careers within what can be considered one of the toughest industries to work in today.

Executive Team

Owen A Smith

Founding Partner & Principal Acting & Talent Agent,

Cinematographer, Producer, Writer & Director.

Owen A Smith founder is an experienced Producer with fifteen years in the Film & Television industry. Owen is an experienced Director of Photography / Cinematographer who has also become a Writer & Director and has over 150 professional credits from Feature films, Short films, Television Action Drama, Television Documentary series, TV-Chat Shows series, TV-Sitcom series, Music Promos, Sports Television series and Television commercials. As a graduate of The Royal Air Force College, Cranwell, he gained a Queens Commission and served as a full-time reservist for 6 years. He commanded 70 personnel in an RAF Training Branch and was a Flight Lieutenant. Owen originally studied Graphic Design at the Epsom School of Art & Design – University for the Creative Arts” (UCA). He developed his “creative eye” and unique insight, imaginative flair and perspective. He worked in advertising in London’s West End at the prestigious advertising photographic studio Adam B Colour Services. Owen honed his skills in studio lighting and subject framing in major advertising campaigns for magazine and billboard adverts. Company clients such as Ogilvy & Mather UK, Global Advertising & Marketing Agency, Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising and McCann’s Ericson Advertising Agency

As a Producer, Owen is highly motivated, energetic and passionate. He’s a listener. He effectively defines the project specifications, finances and roles and responsibilities and gets the job done with little or no fuss.

Jane Jackson

Partner & Assistant Acting & Talent Agent

Actress, Producer

Jane Jackson is not only a partner of MovieLux Artist Management & Associates, she is also a professionally trained actress and Producer and has been working within the Film Industry for the last seven years  Jane has also experience working within a acting & talent agency for six years before joining MovieLux Artist Management & Associates.  Jane has had a passion for the performing arts excelling in drama, stage and theatre, which lead her to pursue a career in becoming a professional actress. Jane went on to study at Brian Timoney Method acting studio in London completing a one-year spotlight accredited course.

Emma Simm

Assistant Acting & Talent Agent
& Marketing Manager

Actress, Producer

Emma Simm who is originally from the Northwest of England and now lives down south on the Isle of Wight. Emma trained at Actor Tribe in Manchester for just short of three years and was mentored by industry recognised actors Lee Boardman and Sally Carman. Emma decided to concentrate on becoming a professionally paid actor in the last four years and is represented my MovieLux artist Management as Emma Turner. Emma has also extended her skill set to producing and has three short films on IMDB that she has produced, Emma will also be joining the MovieLux creative team in a co-producing role on larger Feature film projects commencing in 2023. Emma Joined MoviLux Artist Management in 2022 as a talent agent assistant and has enjoyed supporting the team with agency/client policies and procedures to help with client/team relationships and communication. Emma dedicates her time working as a talent assistant by supporting the actors on the books with their self-tape requests and auditions amongst other acting industry related matters. Emma also took on the role as marketing manager to increase the agency’s visibility on social media which has resulted in potential clients and casting directors noticing the brilliant and hard work of all of the team and the clients on their books.

Paul Jeffery

Assistant Acting & Talent Agent

Actor, Producer, Writer & Director.

Paul started his career as a professional actor at the age of thirteen when he began performing in various theatre productions, such as Oliver Twist. Born in East London during the 1980s he went to the Academy Drama School where he was classically trained in Drama, during his time at the Academy Drama School he participated in smaller courses that were available such as Screen Acting, with Director Mark Normandy.

Paul completed a Technical Theatre course at Hoxton Hall theatre where he learned sound, lighting and stage management.  Paul then moved from acting to filmmaking and writing. He completed various courses with Raindance, such as directing, directing actors and producing for film and TV.  Mark has written and directed a number of feature and short films, which helped him win several awards, such as best director, best feature film, and best script and he even gained an honourable mention for his acting.

Paul’s experience as a Writer, Director & Producer has helped him to fulfil his role working as an assistant acting talent agent within MovieLux Artist Management team as well as his acting in various independent films, such as El Cucuy, Pixi Dust, Voyeur, and Escape and currently starring in the lead role in Caught in-between.  Working under his stage name “Mark Paul Denham” and has also played a speaking role for a pilot for a show that is now on Sky Max, called Football fantasy, where he played Reza, the American Liverpool super-fan.