"With new creative partnerships coming thick and fast, Asterisk Films is currently hothousing multiple films and documentaries. We’re branching beyond fiction and non-fiction into festivals, brand-partnerships, and the gaming industry".
- Justine Waddell, Founder
Acclaimed actress Justine Waddell (“Target,” 2011, “The Fall”, 2007) is a producer and founder of London based Asterisk Films and Projects.
In 2019 Justine produced two feature films Force of Nature Natalia and The Mother. 2020 will see her producing two new films with Dutch violinist superstar Janine Janson.
Born in South Africa and raised in Scotland, Justine began acting as an undergraduate at Cambridge University. Her first major role was opposite Ralph Fiennes in Ivanov at The Almeida, which sparked an enduring interest in Russian Film and Culture.
Justine is also the founding director of Kino Klassika, a charity which raises money to restore classic films from Russia and the Caucasus. She is also a global Ambassador of the St Petersburg Cultural Forum.
Born and raised in London, UK, Talitha lived in Vancouver, BC for four years, working in the Canadian film industry on short and feature length films, commercials, music videos, and series within the Camera and Art Department.
During her time as an art department head, she worked on projects nominated for Best Production Design at the Leo Awards, as well as features that premiered at festivals such as Cannes, and TIFF.
Talitha has a Management and Finance degree in additional to her practical on-set experience. She also works as a Freelance Season Manager for film exhibition seasons, partnering with establishments such as BFI Southbank, and The Barbican, and engaging within the London and UK festival scene in venue coordination, curation and film programming partnering.