Award-winning producer Debbie Gray and Executive Producer Julian Gleek founded Genesius Pictures in 2014. With offices in London, Norfolk and Sydney, Genesius specialises in international film and television production.
Genesius produced BAFTA nominated and award-winning Northern Soul, starring Josh Whitehouse and Steve Coogan as well as, The More You Ignore Me written by Jo Brand which won Best Comedy Film at the National Film Awards in 2019. Genesius’ latest film includes Mrs Lowry & Son starring Academy Award Winning actress Vanessa Redgrave and Timothy Spall which was one of the highest grossing Box Office independent films in the UK in 2019.
Genesius are currently in production of a feature documentary on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in the Military directed by the BAFTA and Emmy Award winning Director Kate Blewett and will be heading into production on their next feature film in early 2021 with Good Luck To You, Leo Grande starring Emma Thompson and Daryl McCormack, to be directed by Sophie Hyde.
The upcoming film slate also includes The Iceman written by Oscar nominated Jeff Pope and starring Joseph Fiennes; An adaptation of Matt Haig’s novel The Radleys, adapted for the screen by Jo Brand and directed by Chris Foggin and Late in Summer starring Emily Watson from debut writer/director Talitha Stevenson.
Genesius’ television division formally started in 2019 and is now developing several titles with multi award winning talent to produce high end television for 2021.
Genesius Pictures and Cornerstone Films have also teamed up with distribution executive Lisa Garner to launch The Reset Collective, an Australian development, production and distribution company. The company will be based in Sydney and is fully-financed by London-based Genesius.
An immediate focus will be on acquisitions and distribution, with plans to unfold the development and production arm at a later stage.