Shimmy Marcus has won a variety of awards for his films including the features Soulboy starring Felicity Jones, Martin Compston and Alfie Allen, and Headrush with Wuzza Conlon and Steven Berkoff. He has also directed numerous Shorts, Documentaries, TV Dramas, and Music Promos. He has taught filmmaking and acting for many years and is a co-founder of The Screen Directors Guild of Ireland.
Gerry Grennell is one of the world’s most in demand Acting Coaches. He has collaborated extensively with Heath Ledger on numerous projects including The Imaginarium of Dr Parnassus, and Batman: The Dark Knight, and has worked frequently with Johnny Depp, Bruce Willis, Oscar Isaac, Joel Edgerton, Abbie Cornish, Natalie Portman (Jane Got A Gun) Tom Cruise (Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol) Marlon Brando, Sean Penn, Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, Matt Damon, Amy Adams, Kate Hudson, Ewan McGregor, Orlando Bloom, and many more. Gerry trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama, Constructive Teaching Centre London (Alexander Technique) and Hochschule fur Misik und Theater Hannover (Music).
Training Coordinator and Young Filmmakers
Aidan graduated from The Programme for Screen Acting in 2013 and has appeared in many films since then including Get Up and Go, The Audition, and The Light of Day. He also produced his own Web Series Pleasant Place before joining Bow Street where he runs the Young Filmmakers Academy and teaches on many of the courses there.
Saul has worked extensively in the music industry as both musician and in management. He worked for many years as a booker for Eamonn Dorans before joining up with Republic of Loose as Tour Manager, Label Manager and finally Manager of the band. If you would like to view or book any of the facilities at Bow Street, you better call Saul!
Ben works in Bow Street covering general administration and maintenance of studio spaces for classes, talks and events. He is an experienced screenwriter and teaches screenplay structure on many of the courses at Bow Street. He also offers script consultation sessions from his office at Bow Street.
Conor joined Bow Street as an intern and quickly made himself indispensable. He is a technical wizard and works across a variety of departments including our Spotlight Studio Filmographer and technical manager.