Phil Hunt

Phil Hunt is the founder and Co-Managing Director of Bankside Films and Head Gear Films, which is now one of the UK’s biggest financiers, having invested $40m in 30 films in the past 12 months. Other aspects of his career include being a BAFTA member and mentor to NFTS producing students and others. He is founder and festival director of the British Film Festival of Kurdistan, Iraq ( Phil began producing feature films in the mid 90’s with micro budgets that occasionally found more than a micro audience. His previous career was in advertising and as a music photographer. He sporadically still dusts off his Hasselblad.