Gaynor began her arts management career working in the UK music industry. She oversaw the recordings of many internationally acclaimed artists including Peter Gabriel, XTC, Icehouse, Tears for Fears, Peter Hammill, The Stranglers, Echo and the Bunnymen, Jimmy Pursey and Van Morrison. Gaynor moved into the world of film when she took up a post at The Arts Council of Wales Film Department where she was involved in a number of initiatives, including the Wales Film Fellowship, awarded to such internationally celebrated filmmakers as Jan Svankmajer and Peter Greenaway. She has worked with new talent in the UK film industry for over twenty years. She has developed, produced and executive produced over a hundred short films, with many winning prestigious national and international awards. She worked in feature film development at the Media Agency for Wales, overseeing many new writing initiatives. She subsequently joined Spinning Head Films and co-produced Abraham’s Point starring Mackenzie Crook, Harriet Walter and Christian McKay. She has produced four feature films; Dante’s Daemon, an insight into the damaged mind of an artist, Playing Burton, a biopic of the renowned Welsh actor, Richard Burton, which won the 2014 BAFTA Award for ‘Best Film’ by BAFTA Cymru, the supernatural thriller, Crow, starring Nick Moran, Andrew Howard and Terence Stamp and No Vacancies, which is currently in post production.
Wyndham has extensive experience in the theatre and film industries having acted, written, directed and produced many theatre and film productions over the last 20 years. He began his career as an actor in theatre, but soon began writing and directing and later moved into filmmaking. He subsequently directed a number of award winning short films, including Mabel, winner at the Granada International Short Film Festival, ‘Y’, winner of the BBC PICS competition and This Mortal Coil, nominated for the short film BAFTA Cymru award. In 2006, Wyndham established Spinning Head Films and the following year shot Abraham’s Point, his first feature film for the company as writer/director. The film was nominated for three BAFTA awards, including ‘Best Film’ by BAFTA Cymru. He also directed and produced the low budget feature film Dante’s Daemon, starring Jerome Flynn and Jason Hughes, Playing Burton; the feature length biopic of Richard Burton, which was bought by Sky Arts and won the BAFTA for Best Film at the 2014 BAFTA Cymru awards and the supernatural thriller, Crow, which was premiered at the prestigious Frightfest Festival in 2016 and was one of The Hollywood News ‘Top Picks of the Festival’. The film was bought by Sony Pictures and released in the US in 2017, followed by a release in the UK. His latest feature, No Vacancies, is currently in post-production with a planned release in early Spring 2019.
Nel immersed herself in the world of film from a very young age and has taken every opportunity to get an in-depth understanding of the industry, both in front of and behind the camera. This grounding meant that even before she graduated in film at Falmouth University, she had already worked on a number of short films and three features as an actor, in the wardrobe and design departments and as a production assistant. With her creative vision, intuitive understanding of script and strong design skills, she plays a pivotal role in the company ranging from project development through to production, with a particular emphasis on production design . She is currently developing a number of features for Spinning Head Films.