The Uncertain Kingdom

Ray Panthaki

Ray Panthaki, writer and director


Ray Panthaki

writer, director and producer


Ray is an actor, producer, writer and director. He produced the BAFTA Cymru winning feature Convenience and romantic comedy One Crazy Thing, and co-produced the culture-defining Kidulthood. Alongside the third season of Netflix and ITV hit Marcella, Ray’s upcoming on-screen work includes Official Secrets, alongside Keira Knightley, Red Notice, based on the Andy McNab novel, and HBO’s Gangs of London. Life Sentence, Ray’s debut short as writer/director, won Best UK Short at the East End Film Festival and was subsequently long-listed for a BAFTA. Ray is represented by CAA and Alan Siegel Entertainment in the US and Independent Talent and CAM in the UK.



Ben Jacques


Ben has worked in media and the film industry for over 10 years and has moved successfully up the production ladder from coordinator to production manager, line producer and producer. He produced his first solo feature film The Hatton Garden Job in 2016, going on to work with Sony International Pictures producing the comic book adaptation Accident Man. He has also produced numerous shorts, including the award-winning Life Sentence, directed by Ray Panthaki, and the critically acclaimed S is for Split from The ABCs of Death 2, directed by Juan Martínez Moreno. 


Simon Fantauzzo


Simon is a screenwriter. His feature credits include City Rats and Estranged. His third film Convenience starred Ray Panthaki, Vicky McClure and Adeel Akhtar. The film garnered great reviews, won a BAFTA Cymru and was acquired by Netflix. Over the next eighteen months Simon has three features being producedincluding the thriller Forced Hands. His latest project, Taj: Royal Blood, a twelve-part historical drama for Contiloe Pictures, is shooting over the summer 2019.