ABOUT US

We are an award winning, female-led production company based in London. Unleyek brings a unique zealous edge to our productions, setting us apart from the rest.

 

As a team with wide ranging experience within the film industry, we base our work around three core values: innovation, impact and differentiation. These key values not only symbolise our mission to leave a mark in the world we live in, but also characterise our approach to how we work.

Martina Russo

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Award-winning Producer and alumna of the prestigious NFTS (National Film Television School of London) and Scholarship winner sponsored by an English broadcasting company.

Martina has gone on to win the esteemed Discovery Channel UK competition, winning the opportunity to develop her own project with Discovery Channel. 

In 2020, Martina produced her first documentary, commissioned by an international broadcaster. Martina now works independently for a London-based production company, developing relationships with a number of international broadcasters while delivering tailored documentaries and TV shows.

 

As well as her extensive experience in production, Martina also has many achievements in marketing.

She has delivered successful campaigns for distinguished global corporations, public bodies and NGOs such as AIESEC, The Vatican and The Ministry of Equal Opportunities. 

 

Martina has recently partnered with Brunel University London, delivering a £4 million project focusing on innovation in media, providing a platform and support for BAME young entrepreneurs. 

In 2021, Martina will also produce her first animated short, featuring BBC talent Natalie Arle-Toyne. Alongside this, she will continue her Master's degree studying International Business, specifically focusing on small businesses and Brexit deals within Europe.

Email: info@unleyek.com

NATALIE ARLE TOYNE

Natalie Arle-Toyne

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Natalie is an award-winning Scottish-based writer, lyricist and actress. She studied screenwriting at the prestigious National Film and Television School, acting at HB Studio in NYC, and has her MA Performance from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. 

 

In a previous life, Natalie did her undergraduate in Educational Psychology and still works with charities enabling and empowering young people.

Most recently Natalie was shortlisted for the Alpine Fellowship 2020 award for writing and won the 2020 John Byrne Award for Community and Society.

Natalie also founded NEW INCK theatre to tell hidden stories that often go unnoticed, 'Scenes Unseen'  brought together unseen gems from Alan Ayckbourn, Patrick Marber and Athol Fugard, with world premieres from emerging Scottish playwrights. It was hailed by critics as ‘...that rare beast...a bold theatrical experiment that is also remarkably entertaining’ (Times****).

As a professional actress, Natalie’s worked extensively in the UK for large houses like the Royal Lyceum Theatre and National Theatre Scotland, and her one-woman comedy shows have toured the world. Most recently, Natalie played comedic Siobhan in BAFTA-nominated feature ‘Only You’, Eve in the pilot 'Fail' for BBC and the Comedy Unit and 'Dr Bicknell' in River City (BBC).  You'll also hear her lyrics in the Netflix feature Yaz '96 being released early 2021.

Email: natalie@unleyek.com

Allegra Clark

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Allegra is currently a masters student at the SOAS, University of London studying History of Art. 

Having studied French & History of Art for her undergraduate degree, she has moved from looking at art produced within the western world to a more interdisciplinary form of study which looks to further regions, such as the Middle East, South East Asia and Latin America in film, music, media studies and anthropology. 

 

Allegra has also worked abroad in France for Communic’Art, an arts and culture PR consultancy based in Paris. She has had the opportunity to work in both administrative roles and events-based management positions for art gallery events at Carpenters Workshop Gallery for Karl Lagerfeld’s Architectures collection and Galerie Templon’s Letter to the World by photographer David Lachapelle along with several art fairs like Paris Photo and Galeristes.

 

As our communications intern, Allegra is totally captivated by film of all genres and her engagement with film is all-consuming. 

Email: allegra@unleyek.com

Annie Fulcher

Annie graduated from Bristol University with a Bachelor's degree in Politics and Sociology, extensively researching female representation in film. Annie has since worked as a Marketing Executive at Publicis Media, working closely with high-end brands such as Ralph Lauren and Clarins on their national campaigns and esteemed publications such as The Times, The Daily Telegraph and Vogue

Annie is a diligent and meticulous researcher who has also collaborated across multiple films for London based production agencies. Annie also has a background in journalism and public relations, working on the complexities surrounding eating disorders and family trauma and working with startups building their press strategies and partnerships. 

Email: annie@unleyek.com

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