MindsEye is dedicated to storytelling of the highest order, championing artistic integrity, whilst keeping the robust commercial nature of projects at the forefront of its agenda.

Established in 2019 by MindsEye MD Hughie Philips, MindsEye’s Film & TV division marks a collaboration between the award-winning commercials production company and Producer Katie Mavroleon, to make quality TV and Film for the UK and International markets.

Committed to joining forces with some of the best established and emerging talent, MindsEye makes scripted TV and Film with one shared goal: to bring the boldest, most unique, and surprising stories to screen.

In Development

TV: The Moth Club

MindsEye / Anyway Productions / BBC Studios —

The Moth Club tells the true, unfiltered story of the S.O.E – a team of maverick underdogs that risked their lives to free the world from the grip of the Nazis. This is a riotous and unconventional action-comedy-drama TV series, in which misfits become heroes.

Director Ben Taylor and writer Stephanie Aspin deliver an anarchic and contemporary show celebrating this band of outsiders as the loud, sexy, queer and complicated individuals they truly were.

Film: Champion

Champion is an inspiring feature film based on the true story of 1920s British Boxing sensation Len Johnson; a man born into extreme adversity who overcame the odds stacked against him. The best middleweight boxer of his time, Johnson was forced to fight both in and out of the ring, when the authorities denied him his rightful title purely because he was black. 

Inspired by the book, ‘Boxing’s Uncrowned Champion’ by Rob Howard, acclaimed writer, “the godmother of Black British playwrights”, Winsome Pinnock brings this universal, uplifting and timeless tale to screen.

TV: Priceless

Set in the Wild West of the illegal art market, Priceless is a darkly comic thriller about the people tasked with recovering the world’s stolen masterpieces. This TV series centres on the unlikely partnership of Felix Watkins, a disillusioned detective and his partner, a young, determined, but totally inexperienced Insurance Investigator, Kaiya Perlman. 

Director Ben Taylor (Sex Education, Catastrophe) and writer Stephanie Aspin deliver an exhilarating show of heists, stakeouts and sleight of hand, set to an international backdrop of astonishing crime and priceless art.

Short: Good Boy

Luna is an unwitting first-time dog sitter who finds herself in the home of a puppy-obsessed couple. But, as the night goes on and Luna tries to discipline this attention-thirsty pooch, she soon discovers that this dog is by no means a “good boy,” but rather a methodical killing machine with a thirst for human blood. 

This is a comedy-horror short film that’s high-energy, unpredictable and wildly entertaining, from the curious mind of exciting young writer/director Eros Vlahos, whose previous shorts have made their debuts at SXSW Festival.

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Hughie Phillips

Hughie is one of the founders of MindsEye where he has brought together some of the top names in performance and comedy directing talent in the UK including Ben Taylor (Sex Education, Catastrophe), Benjamin Green (Carpool Karaoke, Idiot Abroad), Kate Herron (Sex Education) and Andrew Gaynord (Detroiters, Haters Back Off). Hughie is known for nurturing new directing talent and developing them into established, industry names. MindsEye’s work has been recognised everywhere from BAFTA to Cannes Lions.

Working alongside Katie Mavroleon in the Film & TV division, Hughie will work with the best writing, directing and acting talent to deliver compelling and unique stories to the world.

Katie Mavroleon

Katie’s background as a scripted Comedy and Drama producer has seen her work across television and feature film projects throughout all phases of development and production.

Recent work includes co-producing Ricky Gervais’s feature ‘David Brent: Life on the Road’ for Entertainment One and BBC Films, and producing the critically acclaimed comedy series ‘Bucket’ for BBC4 starring Miriam Margolyes.

Katie has worked in feature development with Tantrum Films, Warp Films and Film 4, and has produced a number of award-winning short films by new and existing talent screened at the BFI London Film Festival, amongst others.

As Head of Development for MindsEye’s Film & TV division, Katie will oversee the development of all upcoming Film & TV projects as well as discovering and nurturing emerging talent.

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