Frightfest’s Paul McEvoy & Tom Lawes Launch Worldwide Film Consultancy Firm

Genre expert Paul McEvoy and award-winning film director Tom Lawes, owner of Electric Cinema Birmingham & Electric Flix, have teamed up to launch BACKLIGHT CONSULTING, a specialist agency providing a range of services to support the international film industry, focusing on film production (from script pitch to distribution), exhibition and film festival strategy and start-ups.

McEvoy commented “I’m delighted to be able to use the wealth of industry knowledge, contacts and experience I’ve gained over the last couple of decades to be able to support film talent from across the industry”

Tom Lawes added: “Having built a successful business myself within the film industry, I know the challenges and pitfalls that can hold people back. I’ve worked with producers, directors, exhibitors, sales agents and talent and look forward to imparting that knowledge to help others succeed”

Find out more about Backlight Consulting

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