Berwyn believes that popular music started with Abba and was eventually taken to another level by the Pet Shop Boys. When his home was burgled in 2000 he was relieved that his CD collection was not disturbed by the intruder...
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Grant has a passion for putting things into alphabetical order and studying train timetables – which is probably just as well as he’s retained by the Iris Prize team to look after the archive as well organising the travel for...
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After two years on box office (2012-2013), and a year work placement at Iris HQ culminating with the 2014 Iris Prize Festival, Nathaniel continues his work at Iris full time as Festival and Outreach Producer. Despite his best efforts to...
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Daisy Gould
Daisy joined the Iris team as an intern in summer 2016. Her first Iris was the 10th anniversary festival and now takes the lead with the marketing for the festival, covering social media, the website and supporting the Festival Director....
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Mark has been hanging around the Iris festival since the beginning and has hosted visiting film makers (including 2 winners) as a Friend of Iris.  Eventually we had to give him a job, particularly after working with him on Iris’s Education...
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Jody Tozer
Event Co-ordinator
Jody is charged with looking after all the events that happen at Iris, keeping guests busy outside of the cinema screens and making sure Iris keeps up its party reputation! She also looks after the Producers Forum and is a...
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Stephen Peckham
Project Co-ordinator
After spending time in many different parts of the world- from studying in London, living in Madrid, and travelling and working his way across South America, Stephen has returned to his home city of Cardiff. Stephen has done a plethora...
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Back in his formative teenage years there were very few films that featured any form of gay content. As a result, whenever anything was shown on TV or at the cinema Francis just had to watch; however bad or obscure....
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Bradley Birkholz
Social Media Intern
Bradley is a social media intern at Iris 2017, working with the rest of the marketing team to bring lots of exciting content to the Iris audience both before and during the festival. But it’s not his first time at...
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Suryatapa Mukherjee
Suri is a photographer and filmmaker if Instagram-ing is photography and vlogging is film-making. As a writer, she indulges in everything from poetry to reporting on Middle-Eastern politics. Once, she was interviewed as part of a series on bisexuality in India....
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