Welcome to the Magma Group

The Magma Group is a UK-based group of related companies delivering:
  • high-quality film production for the entertainment industry and corporate sector
  • cinema-style films for private individuals and families celebrating special occasions
  • practical filmmaking education to a wide range of ages and backgrounds
Magma Pictures delivers films for the worldwide entertainment market and corporate sector, including high-quality live events filming.
Young Film Academy is the largest provider of practical filmmaking to young people aged 6-19 in the UK. Each year, Young Film Academy helps over 7,500 young people create their first films through courses, events and workshops.
Genie Film is a luxury service, delivering bespoke cinema-style films for individuals and families worldwide - a unique way to celebrate a special occasion.
Movie Parties are simply the best film making parties for kids and adults on the planet!
Green Screen Events works with the corporate sector to develop and deliver unique marketing events using film industry Chroma-Key technology.

James Walker - Director, Magma Group

James Walker

James graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge, with First Class Honours. His work as a published scriptwriter for film and theatre has gathered awards (Kings Cross New Writing Award, HTV Award, Best Short Film Raindance) and led him to a commission at the National Theatre, London. His theatre work has been produced in the UK and US and is published by Oberon Books. His screenwriting masterclasses at the Telegraph Hay Festival sell out each year. His latest screenplay, BLOODED, was distributed theatrically in the UK by Revolver Entertainment.

In 2004, James co-founded Young Film Academy (YFA) with Ed Boase. Young Film Academy (YFA) is now the UK's leading provider of practical filmmaking education to young people aged 6-19. YFA helps over 7,500 young people each year complete their first digital films, working in over 100 schools nationwide. Young Film Academy provides expertise and filmmaking facilitation for a diverse range of organizations including BFI, BBC, Tate, London Children's Film Festival and the Barbican Centre.

Ed Boase - Director, Magma Group

Ed Boase

Ed is a graduate of the London College of Printing BA Film & Television course. His short films One Small Leap, Into Swans and Home Video gained significant recognition at film festivals worldwide, winning awards including Best Short (Raindance) and have been screened on the BBC, Canal+ and HBO. BLOODED (released Revolver Entertainment, 2011) is his feature film directorial debut.

In 2004, Ed co-founded Young Film Academy with James Walker. Having made his first film at 17 years old, and recognising the vast number of young people interested in filmmaking, Young Film Academy was born. YFA runs film workshops, seminars and masterclasses for young people across the UK.

Magma Group
24 Fitzroy Square

Telephone: +44 20 7121 6350