RTS Award Winner, Michael Ford, has spent the last 12 years as an independent producer. His experience spans international feature films, broadcast drama development, VR and digital production, including promos for high-profile clients such as Sony Pictures, Merlin Entertainments and The BRITs.
In 2017, together with Kew Media Group, Michael released the innovative docufiction feature film 'BASE', which he developed, financed and co-produced with Vertigo Films (TV's Britannia, Monsters). Prior to this he was involved in co-financing children’s feature 'PUDSEY THE DOG' with Vertigo Releasing (StreetDance, Horrid Henry) and Simon Cowell’s SYCO Entertainment. 'Pudsey' became one of the Top 20 UK Independent Films of 2014 at the UK Box Office and featured the voice talents of comedian David Walliams alongside the winners of Britain's Got Talent.
Since forming his company, Michael he has gone on to raise over $1M in private equity finance and has personally managed budgets large and small for a variety of moving image projects ranging from drama to branded content and 360 VR. He is currently developing multiple original children's series with partners including Nickelodeon and the BFI, and a scripted adaptation of a global video game with Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc. (Pac-Man, Tekken).