Film Mentors: Producers/Production 2 - Dominic Buchanan
Selected as the only producer to appear on Screen Daily’s ‘Stars of Tomorrow 2012’. Dominic has forged an in depth career in the UK film industry. He has worked at The Weinstein Company (2008) in acquisitions and production at the London office, Universal Pictures International (2009) in the co-productions and acquisitions department and recently Qwerty Films (2010-2012), under revered UK film producer Michael Kuhn as head of development, amassing a quality slate to be produced into feature films. Gimme The Loot is his first feature film as a producer (which won the grand Jury Prize at SXSW, then had it's International debut at Cannes in Un Certain Regard). His most recent feature is in post and stars Ben Whishaw, and is now casting for a Film4.0 project. Dominic was appointed Head of Film at Stink in May 2012 and is committed to making films that audiences can enjoy and be challenged by.