Recognising the potential of the film and television industry in Wales

Allison Dowzell

Managing Director

Allison began her working life with the BBC’s London based Outside Broadcast Department in London focusing primarily on sports programmes as well as drama and light entertainment. Allison then moved on to the Samuelson Group at Pinewood Studios working with renowned film makers and facilitating feature films. Relocating to Wales Allison went on to establish Wales Screen the organization responsible for promoting Wales as a location for film & Television.

Sarah O'Keefe

English Language Education and Training Manager

Sarah joined Screen Alliance Wales as the English Language Education and Training Manager having for the past ten years been teaching English to a wide variety of secondary students. In particular, Sarah has been tutoring pupils, who for one reason or another had been unable to engage with the school system. Sarah started her career as a scenic painter studying at the Royal College of Music and Drama so brings the perfect partnership of knowledge of the education system and the creative industries.

Rhys Bebb

Welsh Language Education and Training Manager

Rhys joined Screen Alliance Wales as the Education and Training Officer from Into Film Cymru. Prior to that, he worked as an Education and Media Officer for Keep Wales Tidy, whom he joined after leaving the classroom.

Amani Khan

Admin & Digital Content Assistant

Amani joined the SAW team having previously been the face of Wolf Studios in reception. She is now running our social media and other communication channels.

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