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Bure Valley Group are proud to be working with Gizmo Film Productions!


As you know Bure Valley Group as a company specialise in disruptive technologies, raising funds for start-ups.

Our number one rule is we only back companies that we have a personal invested interest in and can see huge growth potential, after a stringent due diligence process.

We have a handful of exciting projects that we have personally selected to meet the bespoke criteria of our investors, dedicating all our energies working alongside the founders to grow the business exponentially.

Having said that, for the last three years our Director, Antony Wade, has worked in conjunction with a well-established and award-winning film production company – Gizmo Films. His long working relationship with Gizmo´s Managing Director Peter Dunphy has meant that Antony can bring exceptional experience in successful EIS/SEIS backed investment opportunities in the world of TV and film to our investors.


Gizmo Films have several current projects in production and development as well as a fascinating history of completed productions. They started out specialising in documentaries for TV working with the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Discovery. From 2012 they moved into feature films for theatrical, VOD and TV release worldwide working with major distributors such as Entertainment One, IFC Sundance and Samuel Goldwyn.


Its credits include numerous TV documentaries as well as feature films including; ‘Mad to be Normal’ with David  Tennant, Elisabeth Moss, Gabriel Byrne & Michael Gambon;

BIFA nominated ‘Funny Cow’ released in 2018 with Maxine Peake, Paddy Considine, Stephen Graham, John Bishop and Vic Reeves; A forthcoming feature biopic of Bill Wyman of The Rolling Stones ‘The Quiet One’ and British urban Film Festival winner ‘Two Graves’ with Dave Johns, Cathy Tyson & Katie Jarvis.

The Company is led by experienced film producer Charlotte Arden and entrepreneur, private equity specialist and City of London Council member Peter Dunphy.


Their latest project ‘Surviving Christmas with the Relatives’ has just been released in cinemas starring Sally Phillips (Bridget Jones), Gemma Whelan (Game of Thrones), Julian Ovenden (Downton Abbey) and household name British stars Joely Richardson, James Fox and Patricia Hodge. The film investment company is EIS advance assured offering investors  30% tax rebate and is set for a major home entertainment release (Video on Demand and DVD) next Christmas 2019. Investment opportunities still exist in this film and will close soon. A small amount of completion funds are required for marketing the home entertainment release.


‘Surviving Christmas’ written and directed by the world-renowned James Dearden (Rogue Trader, Pascali’s Island’ and Fatal Attraction).


Alongside “Surviving Christmas” Antony has played an active role in fundraising for the critically acclaimed film “Funny Cow” and the TV documentary “The Quiet One” with huge success.

On Wednesday 21st November this year Bure Valley Group´s Directors Christopher Starkey and Antony Wade attended the premier of the production, joining SOHO Studios and Gizmo Film Productions, among others on the red carpet. A fantastic experience for all involved.

Charlotte Arden, the Executive producer at Gizmo Films has extensive marketing, events management and film making experience which includes casting, publicity, fundraising and investor relations. She has successfully produced a number of feature length documentaries.

Exciting times! Bure Valley is thrilled to be a part of it.

Investment opportunities still open, contact a member of the team for more info on [email protected]


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