He's in talks with Bearwoodbased Endboard
Productions about a new film called The Bounty Hunter.
eventbrite.co.uk He is also using his time in Birmingham to discuss the funding of The Bounty Hunter, a film project with Sunandan Walia, the city-based director of Endboard
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For example, Yugesh Walia's production company Endboard
introduced onto UK television screens the South Asian sport of Kabaddi; Jonnie Turpie's Maverick TV established for Channel 4 a whole new health and lifestyle profile with ground-breaking, award-winning programmes such as Embarassing Bodies; and Roger Shannon exec produced numerous C4-backed award-winning feature films - Under The Skin with Samantha Morton, My Brother Tom with Ben 'Q' Whishaw and Festival with Chris O'Dowd.
Brothers Sunandan and Yugesh Walia are behind Bearwood-based Endboard
Productions - a company which for 20 years has been turning out observational one-off factual programmes for companies such as the BBC and Channel 4.
has recently upgraded its website with pounds 2,000 of the pounds 4,000 bill coming from Business Link Black Country (BLBC).
Pressdee, along with Bearwood-based film-maker Yugesh Walia of Endboard
Productions, was awarded a pounds 400 grant to attend the festival after entering a competition organised by Screen West Midlands.
Made in the Midlands: examples of the kind of productions that Niki Hinman, below, wants to back include BBC2's Teletubbies (Ragdoll Productions, Stratford-upon-Avon), far left, Channel 4 drama Night Shift (Hi8us, Birmingham), below left, and The Buddhas of Suburbia (Endboard
, Smethwick), left, commissioned for BBC2's Everyman series
Originally from Birmingham, he studied film and television at Middlesex University and moved back from London six years ago because he found he was working regularly in the city, having struck up a fruitful relationship with Birmingham-based Endboard
Blow Up!, an offshoot of the Birmingham Film Festival, organises regular meetings and recently screened the work of the Walia Brothers and Endboard
Productions at the mac.
"You also have well-established independent companies like Maverick, Endboard
and Waterside which have helped to bring talent through and having places like the Big Peg, where creative young people are concentrated, has given it impetus."