Adam Brannon was born on the outskirts of Kingston Upon Hull, and has grown up with a passion for film, his favourite being Jurassic Park.
After completing GCSE and A-Level exams at an East Yorkshire comprehensive school, Adam moved on to the University of Lincoln, UK where a degree in journalism was on the cards. After graduating in 2010, Adam moved back home to Hull.
He now works as a Content Marketing Manager for Summit, a leader in online marketing, based in Willerby on the outskirts of Hull. He is also proud to lead entertainment columns for The Lincolnite, What’s On Hub: Hull & East Yorkshire and East Riding Mums.
Favourite film: Jurassic Park
Favourite sequel: How to Train Your Dragon 2
Favourite cinema snack: Sweet popcorn
Favourite director: Steven Spielberg
Favourite movie franchise: Harry Potter
Jesse Williams was born in Hull and grew up watching 80s films with her dad.
Currently studying English and Journalism at the University of Lincoln, Jesse writes her own blog as well as contributing to many other film magazines. In the future, she wants to write for Empire or, if she’s lucky, write and direct her own feature films.
Favourite film: The Breakfast Club
Favourite sequel: Home Alone 2
Favourite cinema snack: Sweet popcorn with Munchies
Favourite director: Wes Anderson
Favourite movie franchise: Evil Dead
Emily is a Nottingham born film fanatic, blogger and wannabe screenwriter.
Currently studying MA Journalism at the University of Lincoln, Emily writes part-time for a multimedia company and contributes to a number of online film sites. A storyteller at heart, Emily hopes to one day write and direct her own movie, just like her movie-making hero Tommy Wisaeu.
Favourite film: The Room
Favourite sequel: Blade Runner 2049
Favourite cinema snack: Nachos
Favourite director: Tommy Wiseau
Favourite movie franchise: The Lord of the Rings
Alex is from Hull and a true lover of film, who if cannot be found is probably at the cinema.
A Theatre and English graduate, of the University of Hull, he currently works as a researcher for Television Experience, a small production company based in Hull as a researcher. He one day hopes to use his knowledge and experience to work in his true passion which is film.
Favourite film: The Prestige (that hurt because I have so many)
Favourite sequel: Mad Max: Fury Road
Favourite cinema snack: Cookie dough ice cream
Favourite director: Christopher Nolan
Favourite movie franchise: Star Wars
Anthony Ortiz was born in Los Angeles, California and grew up neighboring a VHS store. It is said that beautifully crafted movie theatres in the heart of downtown fostered his love for cinema at a young age.
He received his BA in English at the University of California, Santa Barbara and eventually moved back to Los Angeles. Today he can be found on the internet trying to convince others that X-men Origins: Wolverine was a necessary evil and that “it wasn’t THAT bad”.
Favourite film: The Dark Knight
Favourite sequel: Terminator II
Favourite cinema snack: Extra large popcorn with light butter
Favourite director: Tim Burton
Favourite movie franchise: Halloween
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