Alice de Sousa is producing and developing a prestigious slate of Films, Animation, Documentary Feature, TV Series, and one of Europe’s first completely Virtual Production Features.
Galleon Films projects include the advance packaged and financed "A War of their Own" directed by Bille August; "Storm Witch" directed by David Blair; and a documentary feature entitled "Bar Italia". In early development are her own feature screenplays: "The Angel of Bordeaux" and "Ines de Castro".
Since 2015, she has raised very significant levels of production financing for the star-studded film "Berlin I Love You" (a collective of 10 A-list directors and 20 A-list actors including Kiera Knightly, Patrick Dempsey, Mickey Rourke, Helen Mirren); "Never Grow Old" starring John Cusack and Emile Hirsch; Roger Spottiswoode’s world wide Sony release "A Street Cat Named Bob"; and Terence Davies’ hugely acclaimed feature film "Sunset Song", which was selected for participation in the Toronto Film Festival (2015), and was in competition at the London Film Festival and San Sebastian Film Festival.
In 2011, she founded Iris Productions UK Ltd. (which she headed until 2018) as the British representative of the Iris Group she steered a number of acclaimed independent films through the group’s production financing structures.
In a previous theatre career spanning three decades and as a theatre producer, produced over seventy professional theatre productions; as an actress she played leading roles in some thirty professional stage productions; and as a writer has written numerous internationally acclaimed and award-winning stage plays and more recently several screen plays.
She artistically managed between 1995-2012 the internationally acclaimed Greenwich Playhouse, theatre studio which she co-founded with fellow Galleon Films company director, Bruce Jamieson.
In 1995: graduated from South Bank University with a first-class degree in EEC Law.
In 1997: she was awarded a master’s degree in Portuguese Studies from the UK’s top ten Universities - King’s College, London.
In 2009: won two major international awards: Portuguese Government’s ‘Prémio de Talento’ in recognition of her work in the performing arts over the previous twenty-five years; and the ‘Jornal As Noticias Award’ for services and representation of Portuguese People and culture in Britain; and was listed in the USA’s Presidential ‘Who’s Who’.
In 2007: was short listed for the Portuguese government’s ‘Prémio de Talento 2006’.
In 2004: was awarded by the American Biographical Institute the ‘Great Women of the 21st Century’ Award.
In 2005: won the medal for ‘Woman of the Year 2005’. These awards recognise the impact on society of the work of 1000 prolific women worldwide.
In 2001 and 2005 successively won the Arts Council of GB Playwright’s Bursary.
Bruce Jamieson has worked extensively as a director and as an actor in theatre, television and film. He has appeared in some sixty stage productions and directed over thirty critically acclaimed theatre productions alongside his television and film work.
Television and film credits include ‘The Oxford Murders’ directed by Alex de la Iglesia ; ‘Murphy’s Law’ (Tiger Aspect); ‘Monarch of the Glen’ (Ecosse Films); ‘Ali G-Inda House’ directed by Mark Mylod (Universal);’ Roughnecks’ (BBC);’ In Suspicious Circumstances’ (Granada); and ‘Crime Solver’ (BBC).
On stage roles include Claudius in ‘Hamlet’; Bosola in ‘The Duchess of Malfi’; Henry VIII in ‘Anne of the Thousand Days’; Gower in ‘Pericles’; Jason in ‘Medea’; Biff in ‘Death of a Salesman’; Tristan Tzara in ‘Travesties’; and the title roles in ‘The Ginger Man’, ‘Becket’, ‘Pericles’, ‘Entertaining Mr. Sloane’ and ‘Macbeth’. Bruce has directed over thirty critically acclaimed theatre productions, including ‘Anne of the Thousand Days’; ‘Pericles’; ‘All’s Well That Ends Well’; ‘The Dark Lady of the Sonnets’; ‘The Merchant of Venice’, ‘Julius Caesar’; ‘The Cherry Orchard’; two different productions of ‘The Duchess of Malfi’; ‘Romeo and Juliet’; ‘Macbeth’; two different productions of ‘Hamlet‘; ‘Pygmalion’; two productions of ‘Hedda Gabler’; ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’; ‘3 Sisters’; two productions of ‘The Maias’; ‘Inês de Castro’; ‘King Lear’; ‘A Doll’s House’; ‘The Seagull’; ‘Aristides - the Outcast Hero’; and two productions of ‘A Woman of No Importance’.
Since the 1980s, in collaboration with Alice de Sousa, he co-founded Galleon Films Ltd., Greenwich Playhouse (1995-2012), and Galleon Theatre Company.
Andrés Jauernick works worldwide in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Spain, France, Canada, USA, China, Japan as Line Producer and Executive Producer and for many motion picture and television companies. These include, Disney, SKY, CTV (Canada), BBC and Leonine; and many clients of German and Austria tv stations.
After completing his professional education, Andrés became interested in the organizational and economical aspects of film producing. He worked as 3rd AD, Unit and Production Manager, and as Line Producer and as Executive Producer on numerous commercials, tv-movies and series, documentaries and motion pictures throughout Europe, Africa, Latin America, Canada and the USA.
He gained a deep insight into the requirements for the financing of international feature films whilst working as Head of Department at a Potsdam film funding company.
In addition to his further studies in sociology and psychology at the Munich University (diploma), he also trained in commercial photography and teaches production management as a visiting professor at the Catholic University of La Paz.
Andrés Jauernick's portfolio includes award-winning movies such as Ivan Fila’s ‘Lea’ and Christoph Hochhäusler's ‘Lost (aka Milkwood)’.
In 2016, he was responsible for the filming of Lucasfilm ‘Star Wars VII – the Last Jedi’ in the Uyuni Salt Flats of Bolivia.
Most recently, he has worked on films such as, Julia von Heinz Oscar nominated ‘And Tomorrow the Entire World’; and David Sandberg’s ‘King Fury 2’, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger.
In 2022, he was responsible as supervising producer for the filming of the streaming series ‘Pagan Peak III’ for SKY.