Escape Films launched with the multi-award wining feature film In Our Name and is currently concentrating on producing feature films and television with international appeal. Our most recent productions premiered in competition in Cannes (2017, Critics Week), SXSW (2018) and have been nominated for regional RTS Awards (To Know Him, 2018).
We have a thirst for original stories and innovative ways of telling them. We love the talent we work with and seek to create a nurturing environment in which to develop projects to their maximum creative and commercial potential.
Escape Films is supported by the BFI’s Visions Awards and was named one of Creative England’s top 50 Creative Companies in 2017
Michelle Stein (nee Eastwood)
Michelle is a BAFTA nominated producer currently working across features, TV and shorts, which she develops and produces through her company Escape Films. Escape Films is a recipient of a BFI Vision Award. Michelle is currently working on projects with Creative England, the BFI, Aardman Animation, Sky and iFeatures as well as developing several feature and TV ideas independently.
Michelle’s first feature film as sole producer was BIFA winning ‘In Our Name’, which was released in cinemas in the UK (Arificial Eye, 2010) and in the US (Emerging Pictures, 2011). She was also a co-producer on the UK hit ‘Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll’ (2010), starring Andy Serkis. Michelle has made numerous award winning shorts and produced content for major brands such as Samsung, Sony and NVIDIA. Next year she will be go into production with Ted Evans’ Retreat, through iFeatures.