Simon Fawcett, CEO
Before Atlantic Screen Group, Simon was Chief Executive of Aramid Capital Partners, which managed a $250m Film funding more than 30 films, including 'How To Lose Friends and Alienate People', 'Cheri', and 'Bush', and has successfully funded the expansion of the leading East European Distributor, A Company, and the successful US stage theatre company, Broadway Across America.
He was also Finance Director of Pathé Entertainment, and oversaw Pathés growth from a small independent UK distributor to an international production and distribution studio, with many successful titles including 'The Queen', 'Mrs Henderson Presents', 'Girl With A Pearl Earring', 'Bride and Prejudice' and UK distribution of the Award winning films 'Crash' and 'House of Flying Daggers'.
Martin Shiel, Head of Creative Development
Martin comes with a solid background in both film and TV, and in 1996 formed Smart Films, an independent production company producing TV commercials for the world of advertising and content for the likes of MTV. In 2007 he helped set up Solex Productions, an independent film production company which went on to make the award winning Billy Graham biopic starring Armie Hammer and Martin Landau. With ASP Martin developed and produced films in Europe and the U.S., and as head of creative is responsible for working with a mix of inspired individuals generating new and challenging ideas for the world of films and TV drama set in Europe, U.S. and Canada.
Jon Turtle, Executive Producer
Jon was Executive producer on Kevin Tenney’s “Arrival II” starring Patrick Muldoon, Jim Donovan’s “Provocateur” with Jane March, Richard Martini's "Cannes Man" with Johnny Depp and John Malkovitch, Carlo Carlei's "Fluke" with Mathew Modine and Eric Stolz and "Flight of The Innocent" with Manuel Cristaldi and Frederico Pacifici.
Jon has also helped finance over 30 features including “Bat 21” with Danny Glover and Gene Hackman as well as David Lynch’s “Wild at Heart” with Nicholas Cage and Laura Dern. He has also produced many films in association with Showtime Networks including; Emmy nominated “They Call Me Sirr" starring Michael Clarke Duncan, Robert Munic's “In a Class of His Own", Lynne Littman's “Freak City" and Jimmy Kaufman's "Time at The Top. Other projects include Speedzone with John Candy, Clive Barkers Nightbreed, Full Moon In Blue Water with Gene Hackman, Kansas with Matt Dillon and Kyra Sedgwick and Messenger Of Death with Charles Bronson.
Thomas Ehr, Production Executive
Thomas comes to Atlantic Screen Productions after a decade with MTV, joining in 2003 as Vice President at MTV Networks Europe/CEO of the MTV Europe Foundation, where he launched and acted as Executive Producer of MTV EXIT. More recently, he was General Manager of MTV Adria in the Balkans and was responsible for all aspects of Adria’s broadcasting and business activities.
Lawrence Mortorff, Head of Legal & Business Affairs
Larry Mortorff is a distinguished entertainment lawyer, film executive and producer. Larry has worked in several major law firms throughout his career and was VP at ICM. He has produced films around the world and worked with many Academy Award winning talents. He is co-founder of the UCLA Entertainment Law Symposium, and a respected arbitrator with AAA and IFTA. An active tennis player, Larry resides in Playa del Rey, CA.
Zhenya Tsenzharyk, Executive Assistant
Zhenya completed her BA in English Literature and went on to obtain an MA in English Literature at Queen Mary University of London. She previously worked at Solex Productions as a script assistant, and as a freelance writer for various online publications covering a wide range of themes.