creative team

For full list of cast and crew: The Rain Collector on IMDB

Isabella Wing-Davey – Director/Writer

Isabella Wing-Davey is an award-winning British Filmmaker, a Film Independent fellow, and the recipient of the Alfred P Sloan Production Award for her short film, The Rain Collector, which also received a Hollywood Foreign Press Association Post-Production Award, and for which she was shortlisted for the Kevin Spacey Foundation Artist-of-Choice Award in 2015. She was an Artist Academy Fellow at 53rd New York Film Festival in 2014 and had her feature film directing debut on the James Franco produced Black Dog Red Dog (2015) with Tim Blake Nelson, Logan Marshall Green, Chloe Sevigny and Whoopi Goldberg. She has produced many award winning shorts, such as Afronauts (Sundance, Berlinale) So You’ve Grown Attached (San Francisco International Film Festival, Student Academy Award Regional Finalist), Pen Pal (Edinburgh International Film Festival) among others.

Theodora Dunlap – Producer (US)

Theodora Dunlap is a New York based film and television producer. Her credits include GOD’S POCKET, directed by John Slattery and starring Philip Seymour Hoffman (Sundance 2014, IFC Films), INFINITY POLAR BEAR starring Mark Ruffalo and Zoe Saldana (Sundance 2014, Sony Classics release), ROBOT AND FRANK starring Frank Langella and James Marsden (Sundance 2013, Sony Pictures Worldwide/Samuel Goldwyn Films), the recent thriller, COP CAR, starring Kevin Bacon (Sundance 2015, Focus World) and OTHER PEOPLE starring Jesse Plemons and Molly Shannon, (Sundance 2016).  She works at Park Pictures, Features division, as well as having other projects like THE BETTER HALF series and OCEAN PARKWAY in the digital space, as well as a TV show partnership with Fast Company magazine and Big Beach TV.

Emily Leo (Wigwam Films) – Producer (UK)

Emily Leo began her career in the production of music videos and adverts. She moved to Capitol Films in 2004 and worked as a Development and Acquisitions Executive. In 2008 Emily joined Shine Pictures (formerly Kudos Film and TV).  Working alongside Paul Webster at Shine, Emily developed a slate of films as diverse as Salmon Fishing in the Yemen and Brighton Rock. In 2012, Emily produced the short film Worm starring Robert Glenister. Worm screened at the prestigious Palm Springs and Rhode Island film festivals and received the Judge’s Special Mention at Leeds International Film Festival. Emily Executive Produced Before I Disappear in 2013, and is developing a slate of projects at Wigwam. She is the Producer on Under The Shadow, which premiered at Sundance 2016, was sold before the festival to Netflix, and continues its festival run with SXSW and New Directors New Films at MoMA. 

Emilia Reid –Producer (UK) 

Emilia Reid is an independent film and music video producer from London. After five years of working in development and production for companies in the UK and LA, Emilia branched out into making short films and music videos. She is currently developing a slate of shorts and features. She also worked in the production team of the recent feature remake of DAD’S ARMY and feature films BELLE and FAST GIRLS and the upcoming AB FAB movie.


Neus Ollé – Director of Photography

Neus Ollé is an award-winning Cinematographer based in London and Barcelona. Neus trained at NFTS and with a BA in Cinema from ESCAC. Recent Credits: Cirklen (Sweden, in post production, Dir: Levan Akin), Tots volen el millor per ella (Spain, 2013) Dir: Mar Coll Prod: Escándalo Films Festival de Valladolid’13 Premio Mejor actriz (Nora Navas) Premiers Plans Festival’14 (France) Best Actress (Nora Navas), In the Dark Half (UK, 2011) Dir: Alastair Siddons Prod:BBC Films, Matador Films/ Bard Entertainment. She also shoots for commercials and music videos.  Commercialclients include: Louis Vuitton, Mango, Burberry, Giorgi, San Miguel, Mecano, Danone. 

Antonia Lowe – Production Design

Antonia Lowe is a UK Production Designer and Set Decorator for film, TV, commercials and promos.  A production design graduate of the National Film & Television School in 2011 (during which she was awarded the prestigious Farley Prize for Production Design), her graduate animation Playing Ghost won awards at several festivals, while her graduate fiction film, Strays, is to be screened on Channel 4 in 2015. 

 She has designed music promos for Ed Sheeran, All We Are, MNEK and most recently Hudson Taylor. Her commercials work includes projects for Nestle, Nike, Foyles and the 2015 British Heart Foundation valentine campaign. Antonia has also worked on various award winning TV dramas including; the BAFTA winning Broadchurch, BBC mini-series From There to Here, forthcoming BBC period drama Poldark and most recently the new ITV drama series Safe House. 

Matthew C. Hart – Editor

Hailing from the United Kingdom, Matthew C. Hart is a filmmaker based in New York City.

He has edited feature films, shorts, commercials and documentaries, alongside his writing & directing projects. He worked on Noah Baumbach’s recent films, "Frances Ha" and "Mistress America", and has just finished editing an original comedy series for DirecTV. The last short he edited "Actor Seeks Role", won the Grand Jury Prize at IFFBoston, and has been featured in the New Yorker. He was an editor on "Frank & Lola" ( Michael Shannon, Justin Long and Imogen Poots), which premiered at Sundance 2016.

Katya Mihailova – Original Music

Katya Mihailova is a versatile composer who has written original scores for films and commercials as well as performance chamber music and solo piano works. Her film scores were shown at numerous film festivals and she recently scored and recorded "The Russian Woodpecker", a British-produced documentary by Chad Gracia that won the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival in 2015. She received her MA from the Manhattan School of Music. Coming from the background of a pianist, she is currently working on a solo piano album of music for films.