Spinning Head Films

Team

  • Gaynor Messer Price

    Gaynor Messer Price

    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 due for release in Spring 2021.

  • Wyndham Price

    Wyndham Price

    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 the 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 Jason Hughes and Jerome Flynn, Playing Burton; the feature-length biopic of Richard Burton, which was bought by Sky Arts and won the BAFTA Cymru Award for Best Film and the supernatural thriller, Crow, which was premiered at the prestigious Frightfest Festival and was one of The Hollywood News ‘Top Picks of the Festival’. The film was bought by Sony Pictures and released in the US, followed by a UK release. His latest feature, No Vacancies, is due for release in Spring 2021. He directed the Amazon Audible production of Playing Burton starring Matthew Rhys, which was released in January this year.