Wigwam Films

wigwam films is a UK based independent film and tv company

a little something about us

“Some stories, small, simple ones about setting out on adventures or people doing wonders, tales of miracles and monsters, have outlasted all the people who told them, and some of them have outlasted the lands in which they were created.” Neil Gaiman

We are a group of entrepreneurial producers with a mission to produce outstanding content for Cinema and Television. Our backgrounds are strong in creative development, financing and production.

Lucan Toh

Lucan has a background in technology and media venture capital, he co-founded Wigwam Films in 2012 and produced his first feature film, HAVING YOU, starring Anna Friel, Romola Garai and Andy Buchan.
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Oliver Roskill

Oliver began his production career with Centrifugal Films in New York, where he worked on a number of independent feature films, including CONFESS and DIGGERS.
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Emily Leo

Emily began her film career at the international sales company Capitol Films in 2006 where she began as an intern and was subsequently hired as a Development and Acquisitions Executive.
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Christopher Eoyang

Christopher Eoyang
Christopher Eoyang is a nomadic US citizen working in international finance, largely in obscure parts of the world.
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Lucan Toh

Lucan has a background in technology and media venture capital, he co-founded Wigwam Films in 2012 and produced his first feature film, HAVING YOU, starring Anna Friel, Romola Garai and Andy Buchan.

In 2013, Lucan produced Shawn Christensen’s directorial debut, BEFORE I DISAPPEAR, starring Emmy Rossum, Paul Wesley and Ron Perlman. The Film won the 2014 SXSW Audience Award and was distributed theatrically by IFC Films. In 2015, Lucan produced, Sundance 2016 break out, UNDER THE SHADOW, a Farsi language horror set during the Iran-Iraq war. Screen International also named Lucan a ‘Future Leader’ in 2015 - have a look here. This year Lucan has produced IBOY, a sci-fi action thriller set for release at the end of 2016.

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Oliver Roskill

Oliver began his production career with Centrifugal Films in New York, where he worked on a number of independent feature films, including CONFESS and DIGGERS. In 2005, Oliver returned to London, working with leading production companies such as RSA, Blink and Pulse films. Oliver joined Filmworks Dubai in 2008, producing commercials for clients such as Pepsi, General Motors and Emirates.

Oliver co-founded Wigwam Films in 2012 and produced his first feature, HAVING YOU. Oliver was then an executive producer on BEFORE I DISAPPEAR, which won the 2014 SXSW Audience Award. In 2015 Oliver was named a ‘Future Leader’ by Screen International - have a look here - along with producing the Sundance 2016 break out, UNDER THE SHADOW, a Farsi language horror set during the Iran-Iraq war. This year Oliver has produced IBOY, a sci-fi action thriller to be released worldwide on Netflix.

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Emily Leo

Emily began her film career at the international sales company Capitol Films in 2006 where she began as an intern and was subsequently hired as a Development and Acquisitions Executive. She then moved to Shine Pictures to work for Paul Webster as a Creative Executive, where she worked on a slate that included SALMON FISHING IN THE YEMEN and BRIGHTON ROCK. Emily co-founded Wigwam Films with Oliver Roskill and Lucan Toh in 2012. Emily was an executive producer on BEFORE I DISAPPEAR, which won the 2014 SXSW Audience Award. In 2015 Emily produced the Farsi language Sundance hit, UNDER THE SHADOW and was named a ‘Future Leader’ by Screen International - check that out here. This year Emily has produced IBOY, a sci-fi action thriller for worldwide release on Netflix.

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Christopher Eoyang

Christopher Eoyang

Christopher Eoyang is a nomadic US citizen working in international finance, largely in obscure parts of the world. His transition to film came naturally from his interests in nurturing uncommon talent in unassuming places, and extensive experience in global arbitrage. As technology creates a new equilibrium in film distribution, he believes content will be further elevated in the entertainment value chain. He has degrees from Columbia University and INSEAD.

our filmsWe are committed to finding and developing great stories with universal power to move and entertain

We seek the best talent of our generation and are inspired by championing their voices and nurturing their talent.  Together, we hope to collaborate on films that have an impact and connect with audiences of all generations who, like us, love cinema, and its amazing ability to surprise, transform, provoke, question, educate, and above all, entertain.

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iBOY

2016 (Post Production)

Based on the best-selling novel, iBOY, by Kevin Brooks.

  • Director: Adam Randall
  • Writer: Joe Barton with Mark Denton & Jonny Stockwood
  • Cast: Bill Milner, Maisie Williams, Miranda Richardson and Rory Kinnear
  • Producer: Emily Leo, Oliver Roskill, Lucan Toh, Gail Mutrux of Pretty Pictures & Nate Bolotin of XYZ Films
  • Sales / Distribution: XYZ Films
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Under the Shadow

2015 (COMPLETED)

Tehran, 1988. Shideh lives amid the chaos of the Iran-Iraq war. Accused of subversion and blacklisted from medical college, she is in a state of malaise. Furthermore, her husband is at war, leaving her alone to protect their young daughter, Dorsa. Shortly after a missile hits their apartment building but fails to explode, Dorsa falls ill and her behaviour becomes increasingly disturbed. Searching for answers, Shideh learns from a superstitious neighbour that the cursed, unexploded missile might have brought in djinns - malevolent spirits that travel on the wind. Convinced that a supernatural force within the building is attempting to possess Dorsa, Shideh finds she has no choice but to confront it if she is to save her daughter.

  • Writer / Director : Babak Anvari
  • Producer : Lucan Toh, Emily Leo, Oliver Roskill
  • Supported by: Doha Film Institute
  • Sales / Distribution: XYZ Films / Vertical, Netflix
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Before I Disappear

2014 (Completed)

Adapted from the 2013 Academy Award winning best live action short film, Before I Disappear weaves a story around misadventures of an unlikely duo over the course of one night in New York City. Watch the trailer here.

  • Writer & Director: Shawn Christensen
  • Starring: Shawn Christensen, Fatima Ptacek, Emmy Rossum, Ron Perlman, Richard Schiff and Paul Wesley
  • Producer: Damon Russell, Lucan Toh, Shawn Christensen, Paul Wesley and Terry Leonard
  • Executive Producer: Christopher Eoyang, Nick Harbinson, Oliver Roskill & Emily Leo
  • Awards / Nominations: Winner of the SXSW 2014 Audience Award. Winner of the 2014 Vail Film Festival. Winner of the 2014 Grand Jury Prize at the Nashville Film Festival. Winner of the 2014 Ashland Film Festival Best Cinematography Award. Winner of the 2014 Hill County Film Festival. Winner of the 2014 North East Film Festival. Winner of the Best Narrative at the 2014 Hollywood Film Festival. Special Jury Mention at Reykjavi and Warsaw.
  • Sales / Distribution: Electric Entertainment, IFC Films (North America)
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Having You

2013 (Completed)

Having You is a bitter sweet comedy about a man whose fear of responsibility is put to the test when a seven year old son he didn’t know he had unexpectedly enters his life.

Watch the trailer here

  • Writer & Director: Sam Hoare
  • Starring: Anna Friel, Romola Garai, Andrew Buchan & Phil Davis
  • Producer: Lucan Toh & Oliver Roskill
  • Executive Producer: Christopher Eoyang, Nick Harbinson, Jane Fraser, Amy Gardner
  • Awards: Winner of the 2013 L.E.S International Film Festival Best Feature Film Award. Winner of the 2013 Nantes British Film Festival Jury & Audience Awards
  • Sales / Distribution: Highpoint Films & TV, SKY TV, BBC, HBO, Film Movement (North America)
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Offbeat

2016 (Pre-production)

An original, literally Offbeat comedy dance film. This is our ‘Napoleon Dynamite’ meets ‘Billy Elliot’ - a story of brotherhood rivalry across the dance floor inspired by the idea that everyone - no matter how uncoordinated - deserves their big dance moment.

  • Director: Arno Salters
  • Writer: Gabriel Bisset Smith
  • Producer: Lucan Toh, Oliver Roskill, Emily Leo
  • Supported by: Creative England

submissions

We have a company policy of only accepting submissions via a recognised literary or talent agents, or from industry professionals with a proven track record. If you would like to make a submission please do so via your agent. If you are just starting out in the industry, here are a few useful websites to get you going:

televisionWe are inspired by cinematic and epic television

Please contact us for information regarding TV projects in development.

submissions

We have a company policy of only accepting submissions via a recognised literary or talent agents, or from industry professionals with a proven track record. If you would like to make a submission please do so via your agent. If you are just starting out in the industry, here are a few useful websites to get you going:

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