Rene Asch - Producer/Manager (AKA: Rene L. Ash in USA)
Has devoted his career to the Motion Picture Industry. Began as writer for a Film Trade Journal in New York, also wrote special articles for Variety, International Film Guide, BECTU (UK), Film World (India) and for journals in Japan and France. He is also author of a number of film industry books.
For eleven years he served as Publicity Director for the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees and Moving Picture Machine Operators (IATSE), the leading US Film Production Union. He was also elected to the post of Secretary-Treasurer of the East Coast Council of Motion Picture Production Locals. In this capacity he was production consultant for great many feature films including All the President's Men, The Exorcist, The French Connection, etc. and later for Director-Producer William Castle. He was also on the Board of the Hollywood Motion Picture Publicists Guild.
He together with then Columbia Picture President Leo Jaffe, presented the Entertainment Tax Incentive Bill to the US Congress.
Upon leaving the IATSE, he formed Eagle Films for packaging films, buying US Films for foreign distribution and also offered many other services.
In 2010 Films in Motion, GbR was formed in Berlin, Germany.
J. Frank James - Screenwriter
Award Winning Writer, Producer, Director of Stage, Screen and Television for fifty years. Member of Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW). Formerly a member of the Western Writers of America (WWA), where for five years served as judge for the annual best western novels competition, and twice National Chairman for the WWA Spur Awards competition. He has conducted screenwriting seminars in the USA and Canada, including at the University of Southern California (USC) Film Symposium and the Vancouver Film and Television Institute in British Columbia.
His 50 theatrical feature films sales and assignments include a half dozen screenplays for Jack Palance. He was screenwriter, as well as Associated Director of The Legend of Earl Durand, starring Martin Sheen, Keenan Wynn and Slim Pickens. He was Screenwriter, Director and Line Producer of The Sweet Creek County War, starring Richard Egan and Albert Salmi, which was one of three nominees for the Western Writers of America's Spur Award for Best Western Screenplay (1978).
He is the creator of two TV series. In addition, he has written, produced and directed over 200 short subjects.
He has been under an exclusive screenwriting contract to Films in Motion, GbR since 2010.
Carl Davis (CBE) - Composer
Of the BAFTA Award Winning score The French Lieutenant's Woman, he forged his career both as a composer and conductor, spanned thru many genres, from silent film performances to his popular themed concerts such as An Evening with James Bond. He is perhaps most well known for his music for television including the series World At War, BBC's Pride & Prejudice, Cranford, Upstairs Downstairs (2012),
Ernestine Kahn - Dialogue Director
Has worked in this artistic profession for over 25 years as Germany's top dialogue instructor. She has coached close to 950 actors on international co-productions, including Europe's rising star Alexander Fehling, now on one of the most successful US TV series Homeland.
Hollywood's Tom Cruise, Sean Penn, John Goodman, Peter Fonda, Julie Delpy, Isabelle Adjani Among German actors Martina Gedeck, Moritz Bleibtreu, Daniel Brühl, Christian Berkel, Hannah Herzsprung, Johanna Wokalek, Devid Striesow, Sebastian Blomberg
She has brought her craft to some of the most successful films - Resident Evil, Valkyrie, Die Päpstin (Pope Joan), Hart's War, Strike Back (HBO-Sky), Escape from Tibet, Munich 72.
Stefan Konarske and Lars Eidinger were coached for the British Mini-Series SS-GB, as well as Catherine Flemming for the British Mini-Series Charlotte.
From 2012-2016 she collaborated with The German Federal Filmboard on supporting actors who already had gained experience on int'l feature films to improve their professional skills in English.