Andrew Margetson is an award winning director of commercials. He has created memorable spots for many of the world's top brands: Canon, Sony, Nike, Coca Cola, Alfa Romeo, Vodafone, Renault, Nintendo, Pepsi, Skoda, BBC.
Straight out of film school, Andrew landed a job on Channel 4's cult entertainment show The Word, where he directed the TV debuts of many bands including Oasis and Blur. He went on to make TV comedy drama including The Grimleys for ITV and Playing the Field for BBC1. A short spot that Andrew wrote and directed for MTV entitled Underpants went on to win multiple awards and launch him into the world of promos and commercials.
Help Point is his first film made for cinema.
Cian's theatre credits include Our Boys directed by David Grindley, at the Duchess Theatre, in London's West End, The Member of the Wedding at the Young Vic and The Love-Girl and the Innocent at the Southwark Playhouse both directed by Matthew Dunster. He has recently finished a critically acclaimed production of Translations by Brian Friel, directed by James Grieve, at the Sheffield Crucible, Rose Theatre Kingston and a tour of England.
His television credits include Shameless, Waking the Dead, New Tricks, Father Brown, comedy pilot Kidz Time TV and Julian Fellowes' four part drama Titanic.
His film work includes lead roles in the feature films Holy Water, RPG, Ghost Town and the upcoming Nina Forever. He has also starred in the award winning short films Incomplete (Yann Demange), Gold (Steven Nex) and Downpour (Claire Dix).
Ruta Gedmintas has just completed filming season one of The Strain for FX created by Guillermo Del Toro, She played ‘Olivia Flynn,’ who had a complicated relationship with Dr. Jason Cole/Ian Price (Steven Pasquale) on the drama for NBC, Do No Harm. Previously, she starred in the hit drama Lip Service. Ruta had recurring roles in both the hit series The Tudors and The Borgias. She recently filmed the UK drama The Guilty and a guest lead role on the forthcoming series Ripper Street.
On the big screen, Gedmintas' credits include Tonight You're Mine, Exteriors and Atletu.
On Stage, Gedmintas most recently played the lead role of Astrid Kirchherr in the original West End production of Backbeat.
Ruta trained at Drama Centre London and lives in London, England.
John Thomson began his career voicing the puppets on the satirical Spitting Image.
After winning the Perrier award in 1992 with Steve Coogan John went on to act in the Paul Calf Video Diaries: 3 fights, 2 weddings and a Funeral (BAFTA winner) and Coogan’s Run; and later in Knowing me Knowing You and Men Behaving Badly. John stuck with his comedy roots and played a multitude of characters on BBC 2’s The Fast Show. Nice!
TV credits include: The Smell of Reeves and Mortimer, Playing the field, Blackpool , Waterloo Road, Coronation Street and memorably Cold Feet.
Film credits include: The Young Poisoners Handbook, Dog Eat Dog, Born Romantic, 24 Hour Party People, Up and Under, The Man Who Knew Too Little (with Bill Murray), The English Patient, Inkheart, Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit and more recently Northern Soul and Dementamania.