About us

Will
Will Francome has been involved in film-making and anti-death penalty work since he wrote and presented his authored feature-length documentary, ‘In Prison My Whole Life‘ about the case of death-row inmate, Mumia Abu-Jamal. The film premiered at the London and Rome film festivals, was officially selected for Sundance and went on to win the best film awards at both the Amsterdam and Paris Human Rights Film Festivals. The film partnered with Myspace and Will ran a campaign on the site, which attracted over 4,000 supporters with the films trailer being viewed over 72,000 times.
Mark
Mark Pizzey is an award winning cameraman, director and producer. Mark won the Royal Television Society Craft Award for Camerawork at the London awards in 2006. He has made programs for the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, The History Channel and multiple other satellite broadcasters. As well as television programs, Mark has filmed and directed many successful online and corporate projects for clients such as Sony, Puma and Amnesty International.
Mark and Will run reel nice, a production company making long and short form docs, campaign films and engaging corporate video content. Our non-broadcast clients include Amnesty International, The Tate, Reprieve, Nokia, Sony, Puma, and many more. We are experts at producing fast turnaround, highly engaging short form documentaries.
Megan
Megan Garner is a visual journalist specializing in documentary-style video production. She is a master’s candidate in multimedia journalism at the University of Miami and is currently working as a multimedia producer in Washington D.C. She began covering death penalty issues on the blog Punishable by Death more than a year ago for her master’s thesis, a multimedia project examining Florida’s death penalty system, which has produced the most wrongful death row convictions in the U.S.
Laura
Laura Shacham has worked in research, production and exhibition across long and short form documentaries and drama, focusing on issues of social justice and human rights. Most recently she was Assistant Producer on the much-lauded feature Just Do It – a tale of modern-day outlaws, which gained unprecedented access to the secretive world of environmental direct action. Following a sell-out premiere at Sheffield Doc/Fest, the film had an extensive cinema release in the UK alongside community and festival screenings stretching from Quebec to Kosovo.
With the expansion of the film’s distribution, Laura took on the role of Producer to head up the US release, where Just Do It has become a key tool in discussion around the role of direct action in social change. Laura co-runs Kino London, the capital’s open-mic short film night.
Laura
Executive Producer – Christopher Hird is one of the leading figures in UK documentary. A former chair of the sheffield International Documentary Festival, the founder chair of the Channel Four BRITDOC Foundation and a trustee of the Grierson Trust, in January 2013 he was appointed Managing Editor of the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, London. He is the founder and managing director of Dartmouth Films. Among his recent credits as executive producer are The End of the Line (2009) and The Flaw (2011), both of which were shown at the Sundance Film Festival. The End of the Line, which told the story of the threat to the world’s fish supply, won the €50,000 Puma award for social impact in 2011. His other productions include: The War You Don’t See (2010), John Pilger’s investigation into the media coverage of war from the First World War to the present day, Emily James’ Just Do It – a tale of modern-day outlaws (2011) and Dylan Mohan Gray’s Fire in the Blood (2012), which will screen in competition at Sundance this year.
Sharna
Sharna Jackson is a Webby award winning, triple BAFTA nominated digital content creator. Her website Tate Kids won best Youth Website in 2009 received Children’s BAFTA nods in the Animation, Learning Primary and Interactive categories in 2009 and 2010. She joined Tate from an educational communications agency where she produced online resources for companies including E.ON, Cadbury and The British Army. She has also acted as a consultant on digital projects for Renault and Birds Eye amongst others. Sharna will be managing the digital and social media aspects of One for Ten.
Elanor

Eleanor Byrne-Rosengren is former Director of Casework & Corporate Programmes at Amicus, a legal charity which helps provide representation for people facing the death penalty in the United States. Amicus is one of the charities supporting One For Ten and Eleanor has joined the team as our Legal Research Manager. She will be managing ten teams putting together case reviews for each of our ten exonerees. These will be published in tandem with the films and be available as a resource on our website. Eleanor will also be helping expand our network and promote One For Ten within the legal community.

Lars

Natalie Wallrapp has created campaigns and video content around social and political issues for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Google, MIT, TED, Swiss TV and the World Economic Forum. With hands-on work experience in the graphic industry, Natalie acquired a wide set of skills over the years. Areas include Graphic Design, Motion Graphics, Film Direction and Film Production. Her degree in Digital Film Production reinforced her passion for film making with a particular interest in documentaries.Natalie is the proud founder of Filmkolchose (www.filmkolchose.tv) with successful productions across Switzerland, Germany and London since early 2012.

Lars Borfeldt

Lars Bortfeldt is a London based developer who has been actively designing and developing websites since many years. He’s the developer behind Bikeshd, a London based website with the approach to tackle local bike crime in the city. Lars has been working on lots of major websites and also is developing the One For Ten website. Recently he launched the “one o’clock record club” ~ if you need to find him, you can find him here.

Christopher Martin
Christopher Martin is a widely published poet and essayist from Kennesaw, Georgia, just north of Atlanta. The founding editor of Flycatcher and a contributing editor at New Southerner, Chris is pursuing a Master of Arts in Professional Writing at Kennesaw State University. His blog Kairos and Crisis engages the themes of race, religion, and social justice in the South. Chris’s devotion to human dignity, and thereby his opposition to things such as capital punishment and mass incarceration, informs much of his writing, from his blog entries to his poetry. Among other projects, Chris is currently at work on an essay reflecting on his involvement in the protests for Troy Davis. You can find more of Chris’s work at his website.
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