Chris Dias is You Press’ filmmaker, leading on the project videos, films and documentaries. He has a deep interest in the natural world and human stories. His work is mostly in the visual medium, namely film and photography.
Chris likes to create work that gives the viewer the opportunity to let their imagination and knowledge inform what they see. He has worked in the visual arts for the past 4 years and he is continuing to hone his style. Chris is especially fond of documentary as he feels it is the most powerful form of telling real stories.
Afshin Rohani is a filmmaker based in London previously he has been involved in using film to campaign for human rights and is a keen advocate of collaborative and disruptive approaches to documentary film-making.
Ali Russell is a man of few words but many preoccupations. A part time gardener / part time martyr and full time appreciator of the sciences and arts. He enjoys finding things and one day hopes to find a tree in a forest bold enough to build a family home with his beloved wife in.
Alongside You Press, Ali has helped in the creation of Motion Film and Graphics.
Gary is a professional stage and film actor looking to be a freelance filmmaker. He has a raw skill set in camera operating, specialising in art and design and photography, with the ultimate goal to be a film director.
Gary has worked on independent projects such as short documentaries, self- made commercials for events, and short films. His experience includes directing, producing, writing and editing in all of them.