Dark Matter Studios - Independent Film Producers and Distributors


by producing film properties. Based in London, UK.
Dark Matter Studios – Independent Film Producers.

Dark Matter Studios


About Dark Matter Studios


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Henk Pretorius
Multi award-winning and commercially bankable filmmaker, regarded as a pioneer in establishing the now flourishing South African film industry. Nominated by the Mail & Guardian as one of the Top 200 Young South Africans in 2013. The strategic & creative executor behind Dark Matter Studios' pipeline of content and company directive.
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Llewelynn Greeff
Award-winning UK-based producer with 15 years of leadership and business experience. Headed the international incentive to successfully distribute South African-produced content in the UK and USA. Studied at the MetFilm School based at Ealing Studios, UK. The strategic & financial executor behind Dark Matter Studios' pipeline of content and company directive.
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Barend Kruger
The Chief Financial Officer
Qualified Chartered Accountant formerly working with the auditing firm Deloitte. 8 years in London’s investment banking sector as an Assistant Vice-President in Private Equity Finance for Barclays Capital. For the past 5 years has produced and invested in multiple profitable films.
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Alain Teale
Head of Sales - Latin America
A strategically focused sale and media professional with 30 years of industry experience, communicate effectively with all disciplines within the industry and specialises in combining them to form winning solutions; lucid and strongly practical with an excellent creative background and 5 fluent languages.
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Gareth Jones
International Sales
After practicing as a corporate lawyer in London, Gareth joined HandMade Films when it was owned by former Beatle, George Harrison. Gareth has been involved in the financing, sales and distribution of feature films for over thirty years and has financed and/or sold international rights for over eighty independent feature films.
our advisors
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Tracy Dunley-Owen
Tracy is a NED and angel investor with extensive experience within the financial sector. Previously she has held senior finance positions within multiple multinational companies.

Her expertise is: financial strategy, financial transformation, governance and risk management.

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Gavin Opperman
Former CEO of ABSA Bank, Gavin is a senior executive with over 30 years of banking experience in leadership, risk, operations and front line across Retail, Commercial, Corporate and Investment Banking and within a wide range of geographies.

Experience of different levels of complexity, market and team dynamics. Energising and motivating people have been components to the key to successful execution of these strategies

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Petro Magos
CEO of Magos Media and Serial entrepreneur Petro Magos forged his first business venture at the age of 27 and subsequently invested in various businesses and real estate.

Petro’s mantra is: “Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won’t, so you can spend the rest of your life like most people can’t” …Anon

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Tim Dearden
CSO and MD of Vena Solutions. Experienced C Level Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the Financial Services and computer software industry. Skilled in Strategic Planning, Execution, Investor Relations, Strong Analytical Skills, Banking, and Venture Capital experience. Strong business development professional
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