• Caspian Films is a production company founded in 2018 by producers Thembisa Cochrane and Georgie Paget to make engaging, entertaining films with unique voices and fresh perspectives for international audiences.


    The company has completed Us Among the Stones (2019) and The Colour Room (2021) directed by Claire McCarthy (Ophelia), starring Phoebe Dynevor (Bridgerton) and Matthew Goode (The Imitation Game) and is in development on a variety of other films with acclaimed international writers and directors.

  • News

    The Colour Room longlisted for BAFTA Outstanding British Film

    13 Jan 2022

    We are thrilled and deeply honoured that The Colour Room has been longlisted by BAFTA voters for Outstanding British Film at the 2022 EE British Academy Film Awards. Discover the full list here.

    Caspian Films selected for PACT Future 30

    13 October 2021

    We are delighted to announce Caspian Films has been selected as part of Pact's Future 30 scheme. Pact has selected Caspian Films as one of 30 of the UK’s most exciting new indies who have the potential to become the sector’s game-changers of the future. Read the full article here.

    My Driver & I Announced

    8 Sep 2021

    We have partnered with Corniche Media on Ahd’s debut feature My Driver & I, which will shoot in the Saudi Arabian port city of Jeddah early next year. Read the Screen International announcement here.

    The Colour Room Announced

    17 Mar 2021

    The Colour Room starring Phoebe Dynevor (Bridgerton), Matthew Goode (The Imitation Game) and David Morrissey (The Walking Dead) has entered production in Stoke on Trent and Birmingham. Read The Guardian interview with our wonderful director Claire McCarthy.

    Us Among The Stones Online

    8 Dec 2020

    "A fluent and distinctive, and heartfelt, piece of work with a strong sense of place." - Peter Bradshaw reviews our celebrated film Us Among The Stones released online for an exclusive two-week window. Read the review here.

    #MOREFilms4Freedom Commission

    19 Dec 2019

    We are excited to announce The Men Who Speak Gayle has been selected for the #MOREFilms4Freedom project commissioned by the British Council, BFI Flare: London LGBTQ+ Film Festival, and BFI NETWORK. The film is part of an exciting initiative sharing LGBTQ+ experiences from Syria, Palestine and South Africa.

  • Our Films



    Writer & Director D.R. Hood


    A family clan gathers beside an ageing matriarch’s deathbed at her home on Dartmoor, but the conviviality soon gives way to the unearthing of long-buried secrets and resentments.



    Director Andrew Brukman


    Part of the #MoreFilmsForFreedom campaign commissioned by the British Council, BFI Flare: London LGBTQ+ Film Festival, and BFI NETWORK.



    Writer Claire Peate | Director Claire McCarthy


    In the grey industrial midlands of the 1920s, imaginative young factory worker Clarice Cliff defies expectation and circumstance to become a trailblazer of Art deco.



    Writer & Director Ahd


    In 80s and 90s Jeddah, a privileged Saudi girl and her Nubian driver form an unlikely friendship which is tested when she starts to take the wheel.

  • The Producers

    Thembisa Cochrane

    Prior to founding Caspian Films, Thembisa worked for Spier Films UK for whom she produced the international co-production The Harvesters (2018) in selection Cannes 2018. She took executive roles on films like An Act of Defiance (2017), Young Ones (2014) starring Nicholas Hoult, Michael Shannon and Elle Fanning; The Salvation (2014) starring Mads Mikkelsen and Eva Green; The Price of Sugar (2013) and Of Good Report (2013), winner of 7 South African Film & TV Awards. Prior to this she was the founding producer at DHP Studios, London.

    Georgie Paget

    Prior to founding Caspian Films, Georgie worked for award-winning director Joanna Hogg on Archipelago (2010) and Exhibition (2013). She produced the internationally award-winning documentary Queens Of Syria (2014) and a theatre project in Jordan with a group of 50 Syrian refugees which went on to tour the UK in co-production with The Young Vic Theatre. Other projects include Dead In A Week (Or Your Money Back) (2018) starring Tom Wilkinson and Aneurin Barnard and a number of short films with Dan Stevens and Romola Garai among others.

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