Team

Blue Shadows Films - Merlin Merton

Merlin Merton
producer / CEO

 

Merlin founded Blue Shadows Films in 2013. Starting off producing music videos, he's been nominated for three UKMVA Awards including with Bombay Bicycle Club's Luna with BAFTA-winning director, Anna Ginsburg.

His feature, Wasp, was distributed across eight territories, including theatrical in Netherlands, and Netflix in the US. He also produced Butterfly Kisses, developed through the Film London / BBC Microwave scheme, along with Northern Ireland Screen. It was also a finalist in the Sundance ScreenLab.

His exec credits include 10,000 Saints starring Ethan Hawke which premiered at Sundance, Wild Oats starring Shirley MacLaine and Jessica Lange. His other features include Love Is Thicker Than Water, from cult-director Ate de Jong (Drop Dead Fred) and Emily Harris.

Merlin has been on the BAFTA Rocliffe panel for the New Writer's Competition.

Blue Shadows Films - Greer Ellison

Greer Ellison
Head of Development / Partner

 

Greer is an award winning writer whose previous features have been developed and produced through the BBC, Film London, RTE Ireland and the BFI. He handles development and acquisition for Blue Shadows Films.

Blue Shadows Films - Lauro Rocha

Lauro Rocha
producer / L.A. representative

 

Lauro Rocha is a Mexican/American filmmaker. He was part of theater companies in Mexico before moving finally to San Diego, CA to pursue filmmaking. In addition to working with two San Diego news broadcasts, Univision and Azteca America, he has produced and directed shorts on the side. He recently executive produced two shorts for Blue Shadows Films.