About

Alternative, artist driven, subversive and award winning. We are dedicated to breaking the work of new writers and directors and building a community for creators.

The Team

  • Giles Andrew

    Chief Executive Officer and Founder

    Giles is an LA-based writer/producer and a founder of HONORA originally from England. In 2010, he won the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Producing Award for best comedy and in 2011, he received his MFA from USC's School of Cinematic Arts. Playdates is his first produced TV pilot. At Honora he has produced award-winning Sundance, Tribeca, SxSW, TIFF and BAFTA films.

  • Elliott Watson

    President

    Elliott received his BS in Business Administration and Marketing from Chapman University while working for Paramount Pictures' Worldwide Marketing Partnerships. He then worked in commercial production and Bandito Brothers for clients such as Toyota, Mattel and BMW in addition to developing and producing short films for Funny Or Die. Between 2011 and 2013, he worked at Relativity Media in Business Affairs, managing the legal affairs of pictures throughout pre-production, principal and post. Most recently he produced DEAN, Demetri Martin’s directorial debut starring Kevin Kline which won best US Narrative Feature at the Tribeca Film Festival. Born in Texas, he currently works and lives in Los Angeles. 

  • Charles James Denton

    Chairman

    Charles built Molton Brown from 1989 until 2005, when the company was acquired by Kao Corporation for $250m. He has since devoted much of his time as a volunteer leading transformation in organizations, most notably Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital, where he spent 3 years as Executive Director before becoming Chairman of Fundraising in 2008. During his tenure the charity raised over $400m. From 2009 until 2012 he was Non Executive Chairman of London based advertising agency Fold7, which owns the animation studio Mr and Mrs Smith. He has advised on and participated in numerous acquisitions for private equity firms.