Saxon producer Elise Valmorbida worked alongside director Greg Loftin, consulting on the script, casting, crew and design. She was closely involved with the creative processes of editing, music and post-production, and she continues to create all marketing/PR for the film. She raised pre-production and production funds, and worked with specialists to set up the EIS investment scheme, share structure and relevant contracts. Thanks to a strong partnership with line producer Sam Parsons, the Saxon shoot was completed within the constraints of a very tight budget.
Saxon is Elise’s first feature. She started her career with two first-class degrees: English (University of Melbourne) and Graphic Design (Central St Martin’s). She worked for many years as Creative
Fribourg International Film Festival (FIFF) and Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) are pleased to announce their collaboration on an ambitious retrospective called The History of Iranian Cinema by Its Creators.