Owen A Smith
Chief Executive Officer
Cinematographer, Producer, Writer, Director & Casting Agent
Owen A Smith is the Founder and MD MovieLux Ltd. He 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.
Senior Assistant Casting Agent
Velma Wilkinson is a committed and conciencious professional Casting Assistant and a strong member of the MAM team. She is not only part of the casting and artist management team but is also an experienced actress who studied three years at drama school and trained in acting, dance, singing and speach. Velma has performed for many years working in Television, Film and Theartre and brings a keen eye and attention to detail to her role as senior assistant casting agent.
Natalie is the Co-founder, Co-Owner and a Company Director at MovieLux Ltd. Her experience as a Producer is Administrative. She is building her experience with some hands-on time on set when possible. Natalie assists and proofreads in production pitch documents, contracts, budgets, hiring of crew and preparing cast and crew hire documentation and contracts.
Natalie is meticulous in detail and output, she does everything to the highest of standards possible. Having spent 16 years serving in The British Army Natalie is methodical, strict and her attention to detail is on point. A former military SNCO, Natalie is more than capable of commanding up to 120 personnel and ensure that everyone plays their role. Natalie is key to ensuring that deadlines, budgets and contacts are all on time and within normal acceptable limits.
Since starting MovieLux with Owen, Natalie has learned about contracts, Pitch Documents, EIS SEIS Schemes. She has much to learn but is keen to know everything there is to know.