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ESSEX FILM COLLECTIVE is a network of talented, reliable creatives who work across all areas of the film and television industry that are based in Essex, UK. They provide support and opportunities for film makers in Essex and help people to unite within the county. 

Founded in 2020 by actor and producer Lily Streames (left), ESSEX FILM COLLECTIVE is a fast-growing community, and membership includes exclusive workshops, events, meet-ups and film screenings across Essex. ESSEX FILM COLLECTIVE aims to help grow Essex’s reputation as a thriving hub for independent film & TV throughout 2022. 

ESSEX FILM COLLECTIVE is a registered Community Interest Company. 

Meet the Directors : 

Lily Streames – Lily is an actor, writer and producer and has worked across Europe in both theatre and film. Lily founded ESSEX FILM COLLECTIVE in November 2020. 

Instagram : @lilystreames Twitter : @LilyStreames

Daniel Keeble – Daniel is a Southend based filmmaker. Daniel films around the world in corporate video production as well as writing, directing and producing independent film projects. 

Instagram : @daniel__keeble Twitter : @dankeeble

Lee Lawrence – Lee’s background is in fine art and moving image. He is a fan of New Wave Greek cinema and is also the director of Southend based studio theblokhouse. 

Instagram : @leelawrence.studio

Website : https://essexfilmcollective.com/

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The Backstage Centre Ltd wish everyone at ESSEX FILM COLLECTIVE the very best of luck for the festive season, and a prosperous and Happy New Year!