About Next Level

Next Level Films

Established by award winning filmmakers, Freddie Hutton-Mills and Bart Ruspoli, Next Level Films is dedicated to making quality feature motion pictures and original scripted television.

Drawing on 30 years experience between them, and collaborating with some of the industry’s top talent, Freddie Hutton-Mills and Bart Ruspoli have ensured that Next Level Films will continue to produce original and cutting edge entertainment.

Next Level Films is currently in post-production on its third feature film, the dark comedy CRYPTIC and is in early pre-production on its fourth feature DARK WEB.

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Next Level People

Freddie Hutton-mills

Writer, Director & Producer

Freddie is a British Independent Film award winning filmmaker. In the past 10 years, he has written, directed and produced over 200 hours of Television , including four seasons of the highly successful “Takeshi’s Castle”. Making programmes for a variety of UK broadcasters including, Living TV, TMF, MTV, VH1, Challenge, Trouble, and Bravo, he also has experience in the diverse fields of Documentaries, Factual Entertainment, Light Entertainment, Promos and Adverts.

With his attention turning towards original scripts, Freddie produced the feature film “Devil’s Playground” (2010 – Danny Dyer, Craig Fairbrass, Colin Salmon). He went on to produce the cinema released prison drama “Screwed” (starring James D’Arcy and Noel Clarke), before then making his writing and directing debut with Bart on the comedy-horror “Cryptic” (2014 – Ed Stoppard and Robert Glenister).

In addition to the 8 episode TV series “THE BIG PICTURE” he penned with Bart, he has written a number of original screenplays including road movie “A Funny Bone” (slated for production in 2014), and Next Level’s follow up comedy-thriller, “Dark Web” which goes into production at the beginning of 2014.

Bart Ruspoli

Producer, Writer & Director

Bart wrote and produced the stunning award winning horror film, “DEVIL’S PLAYGROUND”, which picked up best feature and best director amongst other awards at the British Horror Film Festival 2010.

He graduated from the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art and started his professional career in front of the camera as a successful actor. Bart starred in the Emmy and Golden Globe winning Band of Brothers for HBO in 2000, with numerous other theatrical performances and highly rated TV series such as “Rome” to add to his not inconsiderable CV.

Bart has always had an affinity with work behind the camera and his first short film “FOUR” broke viewing figures on Sky Movies. He has also worked extensively as a scriptwriter, having spent 3 years as a script-editor for Great British Films ltd. In addition, Bart has worked as a theatre producer, co-producing Michael Frayn’s “Benefactors” on the West End as well as many other productions in London and Italy.

Bart co-directed and co-wrote TV pilot “THE BIG PICTURE” as well as Next Level Film’s latest feature “CRYPTIC”.