Charlotte Wontner 

Charlotte Wontner has worked extensively across drama and documentary in film and television as a producer and in development. Charlotte produced the feature film The Carer (2016) starring Brian Cox, Emilia Fox and Anna Chancellor which premiered at the Edinburgh International Film Festival and the Palm Springs International Film Festival. It won ‘best of the fest’ at both festivals and was nominated for the Scottish BAFTA’s and the Hungarian Film Awards. Her other features include Island (2011) starring Colin Morgan, Janet McTeer and Natalie Press and the $4million horror The Sick House (2008) starring Gina Philips. She is now co-founder of Hopscotch Films and has produced the shorts It’s Not You It’s Me (2001) which was short-listed for BAFTA and nominated for the Turner Classic Movie Awards 2001, Shrink (2003) and A Fairy Story (2002) which was selected for "Critics Week" at the Cannes Film Festival and short-listed for the Academy Awards. Amongst her documentary work she has production managed Clara Glynn's four-part series for BBC2 Alan Clark's History Of The Tory Party (1997) and then went on to Associate Produce Clara's film Last Years’ Tories (1998) for C4's Cutting Edge. 


Nick Manser


Hello my name is Nick and I am your friendly Inward Eye Film Festival Programmer. When I am not on the hunt for visually and conceptually groundbreaking films, I am often found watching cricket or trying to find players for the my cricket team, the infamous Wolverines of Cranbrook. I also direct films, mostly sport and music documentaries. However, I wish I made more films about my first love, Orangutans. I hope what we have on offer at our the very first Inward Eye makes you laugh, gasp, and cry (happy tears). It has been a pleasure watching the work of the gifted filmmakers on show at Inward Eye and I hope everyone involved sits back and enjoys these wonderful works of art!


Ben Jacquin

Ben is a recent Film, Television and Digital Production graduate from Royal Holloway, University of London. His time at the university allowed him to develop his skills in the production of short films including a graduate film that sent him and a crew all the way to Perth, Western Australia. Ben specialised in studying Producing in his second and third year, and has aspirations to produce for Film and Television in the future.


Sasha van Diepen

Sasha van Diepen is an aspiring actor with ample experience in theatrical and musical performance. She recently graduated from the University of Exeter where she studied English Literature and achieved First Class Honours. Sasha is also an avid singer and was awarded choral scholarships both at school and university. Her love of acting was particularly inspired when she had the opportunity to appear as an extra in Charlotte Wontner's feature film The Carer (2016). Sasha is currently assisting on another film set to gain experience and hopes to attend drama school next year with a view to enter the film and television industry.