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.

Our pioneering mission is to unlock hidden stories through a new lens. We aim to empower audiences to see beyond and utilise different mediums, from blockchain to traditional film, we create unique products and shed light on hidden communities.

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Unleyek  aims to democratise  content, through funding and distributing films through new media platforms. Embracing new technologies, such as blockchain and platforms such as Twitch.  We aim to empower creators to maintain control of their projects and have power over their distribution.

 

We feel passionately about  uncovering hidden stories to light for global audiences, and move away from studios formulaic content. As studios continue to create conventional films, we aim to collaborate with others to touch on never-seen-before topics, bringing audiences diverse content.

MARTINA RUSSO

Martina Russo

CEO & PRODUCER

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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 has worked independently for a London-based production companies, 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 worked with Discovery Channel UK and BLFTV developing global TV series. Additionally, She has produced a fiction short film for the Jewish Film Festival 2021 with Netflix Director Sofia Olins. The short film, Make Me A King,  has gained support of important LGBTQI+ communities, venues and global brands such as Benefit Cosmetics, official partner. T

Email: info@unleyek.com

ANNABELLE FULCHER

Annie Fulcher

DEVELOPMENT

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Annie has a record of developing concepts into unique, forward thinking formats. From her Politics and Sociology degree from Bristol University, where she analysed female representation in film, to working as a Marketing Executive at Publicis Media, Annie has a broad range of skills and experience working with high-end brands and publications such as Ralph Lauren and The Times. Now Annie is focusing on harnessing blockchain technology within the realm of film. 

 

Annie has recently been Assistant Producer on an award-winning short, where she attached valuable partnerships. Alongside 

Acting as Production Designer where she delivered innovative set designs and prop sourcing within tight time and budget constraints. Annie has also recently worked in the art department for other short films and music videos, such as ‘Only Seeing God When I Come’ by artist Sega Bodega.

 

Email: annie@unleyek.com

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Stefano provides customers with script consultancy and notes on their scripts to make their stories reach their true potential.

Stefano is a Script Analyst for Netflix International Originals. He is responsible for assessing incoming screenplays and projects and providing editing notes. Trained in screenwriting and script editing at the London College of Communication and with a background in Comparative Studies, Stefano now collaborates with professionals and creatives all over Europe.

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Veronika has considerable experience in graphic design and social media management. She is pursuing BA in Philosophy with Art History in London. She believes that developing a philosophical framework, forces us to keep moving, seeing beyond, and passing the barrier of just imitating life.

 

In 2019, as a project manager of the Start-up Society, she co-organised the ‘Fight for Democracy’ debate for teenagers. Currently, she is the Head of Graphic Design at Res Publica Politics, a highly commended interdisciplinary magazine.

 

Email: veronika@unleyek.com

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OUR NETWORK

NATALIE ARLE TOYNE

Natalie Arle-Toyne

Scriptwriter
 

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

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Stefano
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Giacomo 
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Giacomo is a collaborator responsible of the technical aspects related to blockchain and computer-generated designing aspects of production.

He is an incredible designer, developer, and engineer. He has always been passionate about the relationship between physical and digital working with global brands as Vans and The North Face. Giacomo started Officine19 as an experimental space for exploring these interactions, a call for a conversation about the relationship between art and engineering, he creates arts using computer algorithms fusing science, technology, and maths.