Steve Lanning

Born in London in 1948 into a film industry family. Steve excelled at every production grade. He was Assistant Director on many landmark movies including: The Omen, A Bridge Too Far, Superman, Empire Strikes Back, Gandhi and Yentl. Moving up to Unit Production Manager, Line producer and then finally to Producer.

Steve's television exploits have been equally impressive earning him International Emmy nominations and craft awards. He was awarded a Primetime Emmy for producing TV movie “The Secret Garden” for Hallmark/CBS. Steve’s own Production companies have produced over a hundred hours of prime time International Drama.

Steve is producing Stanley Kubrick’s major television productions, “God Fearing Man” and “Lunatic".


Cliff Lanning

Cliff followed the footsteps of his father and uncles into the film industry.

Starting in the UK as a floor runner during the 1980's, Cliff has progressed through the ranks from 3rd Assistant Director to Producer working with some of the industries top talent along the way.

Currently living in Los Angeles, Cliff specialises in 'Studio Tent-pole' movies.

Past credits include: Godzilla King of the Monsters, Detective Pikachu, Kingsman: The Great Game, Jack Reacher, RED 2, Deepwater Horizon, Hellboy II, GI Joe, & Fantastic 4.

His recent movie 'The Fate of the Furious' has crossed over the $1BN mark worldwide.


Ben Lanning

Ben has spent the last 19 years working his way up the production department.

Starting initially as a Runner, Ben progressed through the ranks to become an accomplished Assistant Director working with Oscar winning filmmakers such as Milos Forman, Ang Lee, and Kathryn Bigelow to name but a few.

Past credits include: The Hitman's Bodyguard, Life of Pi, Zero Dark Thirty, Batman Begins & Gulliver's Travels.

With an additional passion for writing, Ben joined with Steve, Cliff and Jake to form ForLan FiLms to produce their own film and television projects.


Jake Lanning

Jake started working in the industry in 1998 as an Editors Trainee at Yorkshire Television in Leeds. After completing a 12 month apprenticeship, Jake moved to London and worked as an Assistant Editor on various BBC & ITV television series including ‘Trial & Retribution, Harbour Lights & The Mystery of Men’.

Over the years Jake quickly worked his way up the ranks to become one of the youngest Editors working on primetime television drama on productions such as ‘Dalziel & Pascoe, In Deep and ‘Gamezville’.

Starting his own production company in 2005, Jake has supervised the production and post-production of over 300 film, television and EPK projects whilst also creating video content for some of the largest corporations in the world.