Academy Award-nominated in
1998 for Elizabeth, this year’s Jury Chair, Alison Owen, went on to win the BAFTA for Best British Film and has
established a reputation as one of the UK’s most exciting producer talents.
Under her Ruby Films banner Alison is currently shooting Saving Mr Banks. Her
recent credits include Jane Eyre plus two films which both made the Official
Selection for Cannes 2010: Chatroom and Tamara Drewe. Prior to this Alison produced
Sylvia, Proof, The Other Boleyn Girl and Brick Lane. Alison also acted as an
executive producer on Shaun of the Dead and The Men Who Stare at Goats. In 2008
she began Ruby Television through which she executive produced the award-winning
Small Island for BBC1 and HBO’s Temple Grandin. Other producer credits include:
Hear My Song, Roseanna’s Grave, The Young Americans and Moonlight and Valentino.
|2012 Jury Member|