Wits' End Productions
are Guy Thompson, Josh Newiss & Freddy Syborn. We are a Film & TV production company in the UK championing new writing and filmmaking in comedy and drama.
Freddy has co-written three series of BBC 3's hit sitcom Bad Education and is the writer and creator of ITV 2's Cockroaches. He has also co-written a Sky Little Cracker and contributed sketches to Psychobitches. His book, A Good Bullet, was one of The Independent's Books of the Year 2013. And The Scotsman called him "a truly gifted young theatre-maker."
Guy is a producer whose past credits include development on Edgar Wright's The World's End and Cuban Fury starring Nick Frost & Rashida Jones. He has most recently worked with the development team for Simon Chinn, the Oscar-winning producer of Man On Wire and The Imposter, and as a development producer for BAFTA-winning producer Janine Marmot.
Josh was at UK Distribution company Trinity Films for 5 years. Whilst there he was responsible for a number of innovative releases, including, the Academy Award-nominated Incendies (Denis Villeneuve), Gaspar Noé's cult offering Enter the Void and the Camera D'Or winner, Samson & Delilah (Warwick Thornton). As well as working with directors and actors such as Paolo Sorrentino and Sean Penn for This Must Be The Place; Philip Seymour Hoffman, for Jack Goes Boating; Audrey Tautou for Beautiful Lies and Rubén Ostlund for Involuntary.