Talisman Films

Independent Film Production Company


We develop and produce drama on screen for the international market.

Our development strategies are based on thirty years’ experience, working with writers across the world.

What drives us is our passion for the story, and our determination for it to be seen by a worldwide audience.

We produce in house or in co-production with other producers and production companies.

We concentrate on feature films and television series and mini-series.

Our work has been recognised in the Academy Awards and by BAFTA.

We enjoy working with talented people who share our ambition and goals.

Film & TV

Rob Roy
A Talisman production for United Artists
The Woman In Black
A Talisman production in association with Exclusive Media Group
The Woman In Black – Angel Of Death
A Talisman production in association with Hammer Films
A Talisman production for J&M Entertainment
The Secret Adventures Of Jules Verne
TV Series (2000)
A Talisman Crest Filmline production
A Scene Nation / Solar Films / Caramel Films production in association with Talisman Films


Richard Jackson


Richard founded Talisman Films Limited in 1991. With a background in law and finance, he is Chief Executive of the company. To date, Talisman has original dramatic film and television productions to its credit in excess of US$150 million production cost.

Richard has been directly involved in every Talisman production. He has been Producer of all of its film productions, most notably Rob Roy and The Woman In Black. He has either been Executive Producer or has been responsible for the financing of Talisman’s television productions for both international and domestic UK audiences.

Neil Dunn


From 1987, Neil promoted and staged concerts for artists such as Paul Simon, Bruce Springsteen and Peter Gabriel, and production managed feature films for Warner Brothers, Paramount, Disney and Universal throughout Southern Africa.

Neil joined Talisman in 1996 to finance and produce The Secret Adventures Of Jules Verne, a 22x60’ US$37 million international co-production TV series involving groundbreaking VFX for HDTV. Since 2002 Neil has financed and produced a number of UK and International feature films, including Head In The Clouds starring Charlize Theron and Penelope Cruz.

Neil brings his substantial experience of physical production, VFX production and production finance to all the films in Talisman’s slate.

Adam Jackson

Head of Development

Adam has over the past ten years combined an academic career culminating in a PhD in Evolutionary Game Theory with creative writing of fiction and screenplay development as a script editor.

In 2013 he assisted on The Woman In Black: Angel Of Death throughout pre-production and the shoot. Since then he has combined his principal role as development executive with opportunities for continued practical experience of filmmaking, most recently as unit manager for the short film The Purple Plain produced for Film London.


Talisman Films Limited

7 Alan Road
London SW19 7PT
United Kingdom
+44 20 8947 9745

Submissions policy

We regret that we cannot accept unsolicited material. Unfortunately unsolicited material which is sent to us will not be read and will be destroyed.