The Give-Get-Go Team

 

Tony Klinger

Chief Executive

With his top level international experience as a writer, film maker and academic Tony has created
Give-Get-Go to give everyone the chance to enjoy and share their creativity which has been his life.
Currently he is producing the several films including “SWIPE RIGHT”. Before this he is making the
documentary “THE FOOTBALL WALK OF FAME” and after which his third book, “UNDER GOD’S
TABLE” is to be published.

He is currently writing the feature film screenplay for the best selling book “JUST A BOY”, the
traumatic, ultimately triumphant life story of Richard McCann which Tony is also scheduled to produce.His film, “THE MAN WHO GOT CARTER” about his late father, the legendary film producer, Michael Klinger and his part in independent film production will soon be released.

2015 saw Tony’s debut as a playwright with “A TIRED HEART & THE BIG C” was a critical and commercial success.
Klinger is also a Founder / Director of “CREATIVE DEN” a creative industries Angel Investor
group that started operations earlier in the year.
Tony’s novel, "THE BUTTERFLY BOY" was successfully published as was his best selling book, "TWILIGHT OF THE GODS"

Deborah Thompson

Head of Arts Department

Deborah has extensive experience and is trained in many aspects of the Arts, including Drama, Dance, Art, Backstage Set Design and Management, and Costume/Make-up.
She studied at Oxford University and is a fully qualified teacher of the Performing and Visual Arts.
Deborah was a Theatre Consultant in Michigan, USA and is a Fulbright Scholar.
As the Director of a Visual and Performing Arts' College she shared and developed a creative pedagogy throughout the curriculum and management. She also runs conferences, as a Primary and Secondary School lead, in Change Management and Creative learning.
The Thompson Theatre is in her name.

Vince Woods

Head of Technical and Production

Vince is from a commercials background writing,directing and producing for blue chip companies such as NIKE, EVER-READY and PROCTER & GAMBLE. This also included large scale audio visual events and programme content, cinematic works, motivational experiences, interactive public shows and top-selling videos. This is following his original passion as an award-winning artist studying Fine Art specialising in animation and film, taking him through to his current work.

Skilled and knowledgeable in multimedia he spun out a leading events company in the late 1990s which he managed for 12 years. In parallel to this he worked on several film projects including The BLACK CALLANT and ROAD TO CALUM which received European MEDIA programme support.
For TV he Produced ‘CARRICKFERGUS UNITED’ for Sky, following Catholic and Protestant Manchester United supporters during their treble- winning season in 1999.
Vince has written and presented on ‘commercialising creativity’ at events as well as for regular articles for the press. In 2009 he set up TallTree Pictures and Produced/Directed the
award-winning BAIT ROOM a 24’ period drama. His debut feature was HARRIGAN
(Detective Harrigan UK) a crime thriller set in 1974 now sold UK and internationally. He is a
Producer on the films IF I WERE YOU starring Oscar winner, Marcia Gay Harden and on
SPARKS & EMBERS starring Kris Marshal. He is currently directing the feature length doc
PEOPLE, POLITICS & PLANES, the story of Sir Freddie Laker and his battle against the
major airlines, banks and the US and UK governments.

Erica Mynard

Head of Business Operations

Erica left college with A-levels in English Literature, Theatre Studies and Performing Arts, beginning her career in the retail industry. She is an actor and theatre administrator, currently working at ROYAL & DERNGATE, one of the UK’s most successful regional theatres as Box Office Manager. As a performer she has appeared in several ensemble pieces, including THE REVENGERS' COMEDIES, OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD,MARKET BOY and the world premiere of Arthur Miller’s THE HOOK. She also regularly performs in the theatre’s story telling back stage tour BEHIND THE CURTAIN She has worked as a practitioner with youth theatre groups and also lead theatre workshops for adults. She is currently in rehearsals for Great Expectations and The Grapes of Wrath at Royal & Derngate

Laura Mynard

Marketing and Social Media

Laura has a background in performing arts, graduating from the University of Northampton with a BA in Performance Studies. She has used her skills over the last 10 years within the care sector, helping people with acquired brain injury and dementia. More recently Laura has been part of the actors company with the Royal & Derngate. She has been involved in 'A Shakespeare Story Trail' and 'Ten'.

Sheila Smith

Marketing and Sales Director

Credible, multi-skilled sales and event professional with an eye for detail and proven track record. Sheila has worked the gamut of related industry sectors (Sales, Training, Business Exhibitions, Private Events & Wedding Planning to name a few) and although the skill set is vast, her greatest talent lies in a 'can-do' attitude to business, strong influencing skills and a ready smile. Sheila now wishes to blend all this knowledge, wisdom and experience, and move it into new and exciting areas with Give-Get-Go!