Gene Fallaize is a British film & television director and screenwriter. The talented creative also helms production company Cupsogue Pictures. He’s an entertainment industry veteran who has worked in the sector for his whole working life. In 2006, after a career in radio and television production, Gene moved into film production and earned his first feature producer credit on Nick Love’s action thriller Outlaw (2007) starring Sean Bean and Bob Hoskins, before starting his own production company Cupsogue Pictures. In 2009, Gene was nominated for Best Producer, at the Star Awards in Chicago, and Outstanding Freelancer Of The Year at the Production Base Freelancer of the Year Awards in London. In 2011, Gene produced, wrote, and directed the groundbreaking high value fan-film Superman: Requiem (2011), which has gained a large cult following. In 2012, Gene returned to producing on Airborne (2012) which starred Star Wars veteran Mark Hamill, Indiana Jones’s Julian Glover & British model Gemma Atkinson. Gene’s next directorial assignment came in 2014 when he directed and starred in The Woods Of Daemar (2014), followed in 2015 by multi-award-winning drama short Contact Lost (2015). Most recently, Gene directed British horror Cain Hill (2017), which starred Gemma Atkinson and Alex Zane, and is now available on Blu-Ray and DVD around the world. Gene is currently working on sci-fi/thriller ‘Beneath’.
Alice Kornitzer is an Offie Nominated Director and Dramaturge – educated at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, and Bristol University, she began working at the Berliner Ensemble as both an actor and musician at a young age and toured Europe extensively.
She has worked as the assistant director for Inside Intelligence’s productions of Brendan Cowell’s Happy New, Trafalgar Studios and Fermin Cabal’s Tejas Verdes, St. John’s, Edinburgh Fringe 2013.
Other theatre credits include: Ibsen’s Peer Gynt (Berliner Ensemble), Wallace Shawn’s The Fever (Berlin, Germany), Yasmina Reza’s God of Carnage (Linz, Austria), Jules Horne’s Allotment (Edinburgh Fringe First winner 2011), Christopher O’Shaughnessy’s The Ruth Ellis Show (Goldsmith’s University, London, UK), Eleanor Appleton’s The Terrace (NOC@Nooks, London, UK).
Most recently she has directed the memoir adaptation of the bestseller The Accidental Caregiver by Gregor Collins at the Robert Moss Theater in New York, US. A revival for this is in planning for Summer 2016. Alice is currently in development on Callum Crouch’s ‘The Third’ as well as Being Offie Nominated for Best Director on ‘Chummy’ (White Bear).
Alice was also Assistant Director on ‘Cold Callers’ a pilot comedy show pitched to Channel 4.