Lisa Dee is the brains behind Film Barking and Dagenham and has helped bring the big screen to borough. Lisa is a born and bred East London girl and her vision since the start has been to “shift film east”. The borough has since attracted major film - productions from across the world such as The Batman, Doctor Strange, Black Widow, Avengers Assemble and multiple productions from Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Disney+. Lisa has played a pivotal role in the inception and development of the two new studios in the borough; Eastbrook and The Wharf Studios, which will bring creative jobs and investment to Barking & Dagenham and East London. She is committed to supporting young people and local creatives get their break into the industry and creating an ecosystem of benefits to the local economy, businesses and the wider community to aspire to brighter futures for years to come.