Sheena is interested in hearing pitches for Romantic Comedies (think Richard Curtis films - LOVE ACTUALLY, NOTTING HILL, etc.) up to $20MM in budget.
THE MORTICIAN, produced by Full Circle Films
Sheena is an executive at Through the Lens Entertainment, a boutique IP development and production company that delivers genre-bending material and experiences for modern audiences. The company aims to look towards the future of film and television by developing new technology products and producing pioneering content for the industry to innovate the world of storytelling and push the boundaries of cinema.
Only a few years in, they are currently in development on a number of projects including an adaptation of Arthur C Clarke's sci-fi novel Islands in the Sky, Tabetha Xaviar's thriller HOLOCENE, an adaptation of Henry Hemming's book The Ingenious Mr. Pyke, and the sci-fi thriller MEMORIA.
Sheena is a seasoned international media and business professional having spent the last ten years as an entrepreneur, after building her foundations in the corporate world and launching the film finance boutique, Flick the Switch. Under that banner, she worked with Full Circle Films on THE MORTICIAN, with Lionsgate distributing, following the success of their first feature KILL KILL FASTER FASTER, which won Best International Feature at the London Independent Film Festival. She collaborated with producer/director Tom Donahue (THANKSGIVING, THE WAKE) on THE GUEST OF CINDY SHERMAN, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and the documentary CASTING BY in conjunction with the who’s who of Hollywood – including Al Pacino, Martin Scorsese, Clint Eastwood, Glenn Close, Robert Redford and many more. She also worked with Donahue on the Waiting Room a high budget short film shot in New York, Milkman directed by James Rumsey, associate produced The Priest, and co-financed and produced Frankie Teardrop starring John Dagleish and Olivia Grant (both BBC’s "Lark Rise To Candleford").
Sheena is an expert in film finance – often invited to speak at conferences and participate as an expert at film festivals including SXSW in Austin, Texas and the Dubai International Film Festival among others.
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