BERWYN ROWLANDS
FESTIVAL DIRECTOR
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 VIDGEN
FESTIVAL MANAGER
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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Daisy Gould
Head of Marketing
Daisy joined the Iris team as an intern in summer 2016 whilst studying at Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and her first Iris was the tenth anniversary festival. She leads the marketing for the festival throughout the year, working...
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MARK WILLIAMS
EDUCATION AND OUTREACH
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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Harrison Williams
Content Producer
Harrison is a University of South Wales graduate with experience in Short Docs, Music Videos and a variety of other promotional content. His favourite thing to do when working with Iris is Onset photography and BTS, he loves capturing the...
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Holly Russell-Allison
Social Media Coordinator
Holly has been around Iris since the very beginning, having made appearances over the years in various capacities from audience member to jury coordinator to red coat wearer. She’s back this year, after a spell working in the West End...
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Kris Francies
Technical and Events Support
Kris has been part of the Iris team for the past 10 years and has undertaken key roles in each of the winner’s films, several of which have been recognised for their excellence with Sundance and Bafta. During the festival...
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Lynne Reynolds
Translator, Welsh Media Coordinator
Lynne has been involved with the Iris Prize Festival since the beginning, in a professional and personal capacity, and had been helping the team with Welsh language copy and working with Francis on membership developments.  Now she has taken on the role...
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Paul Smith
Media Coordinator
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Tom Selway
Iris Prize Host/Presenter
Thomas joins us fresh from the Cardiff Mini Film Festival. He previously presented and produced programming for Made in Cardiff TV and Radio Cardiff. He also hosted two of our Q&As at the Iris Prize Festival in 2017.
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Francis Brown
Iris Members Coordinator
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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