Meet the team
Mandy is Cinegi's CEO. She has wide experience of the creative and cultural industries and a track record of initiating, developing and leading innovative enterprises exploring new thinking in digital media, such as the innovation centre 01zero-one in Soho and the Insync network which explored the future direction of commercial and creative practice. Mandy is founder director of innovation agency Golant Media Ventures. Mandy lives in London and Cornwall and is Chair of Cornwall based Miracle Theatre Company.
Commercial Director Patrick leads on the commercial, legal and technology aspects of Cinegi. Patrick has worked with leading organisations across the media, publishing, education, culture and government sectors to create new content- and information-rich digital services. When he graduated he set out to improve the quality of people’s lives through technology and to work with film, and Cinegi is the fulfilment of this ambition 24 years later. Patrick is the CEO of innovation agency Golant Media Ventures. He rows on the River Fowey and plays the accordion.
The lynchpin in the team, Nina has an encyclopaedic knowledge of all aspects of Cinegi. She provides support for both the Cinegi team, and our content owners and venues. With over seventeen years’ experience, Nina worked previously for ITV, the BBC, the Stephen Sondheim Society and the University of Nottingham – working on everything from rights clearance to finance. Nina’s specialist subject, other than Cinegi, is The Beatles.
Denzil is Venues and Communications Manager for Cinegi Arts&Film. He has worked across the film value chain, producing award-winning films and developing screen audiences at film festivals and across rural networks. A dexterous cultural entrepreneur, he has managed scores of creative and heritage projects, recently bringing to life giant mechanical puppet, the Man Engine. Denzil is an Associate Lecturer in Film at Falmouth University and a Bard of the Cornish Gorsedh.
Paul is Content Acquisition & Curation Manager for Cinegi Arts&Film. He has extensive experience in running cinemas and art venues at a senior level, including Phoenix Cinema Trust and at Curzon Cinemas. Paul runs Lowlight a Venue Consultancy and is an experienced film programmer and curator, developing audiences with a national reputation rooted in their community. Paul lives in St Leonards on Sea and when not busy with his family and work tries to find time to run, read, listen to music and watch films.
Our tech partners
The ingestion side of Cinegi is managed by our friends at Studio Digit – Digit is approved by Disney, Universal, Freemantle Media, BBC Worldwide, ITV Plc, Virgin Media and Netflix amongst others to process physical and file based content. The DRM and secure video delivery aspects of Cinegi are provided by our friends at cross-platform video delivery and protection specialists, Vualto. They have worked on countless video technology projects for broadcasters, government bodies and media agencies. The Cinegi platform is built by Factory 3, a highly skilled technology team that delivers high quality, elegant software solutions.