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.
The Colour Room longlisted for BAFTA Outstanding British Film
13 Jan 2022
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.
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.
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.
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.