Welcome to Cannon Films Ltd

An independent development & production company and worldwide entertainment consultant with an international reach.

Based in the North of England, Cannon Films Ltd is focused on developing innovative projects from new and established filmmakers. The company is a team of highly motivated and experienced professionals with expertise in project development, production, marketing and sales.

About the Company

CANNON FILMS LTD is an independent film development and production company launched in 2014.

The company was founded by Richard Albiston after working extensively with acclaimed producer and Academy Award® nominee Menahem Golan. The company’s mission is to package and produce high-quality and commercial feature films for worldwide sale.

Since its inception, Cannon Films Ltd has actively sought out exceptional creative talent to collaborate with unique and distinctive motion pictures, encompassing astonishing action sequences with riveting characters and bring them to the screen.

Cannon Films Ltd’s slate is moving forward with a diverse selection of projects from new and emerging talent.



He worked for many years under the tutelage of internationally renowned director, producer, writer and multi-Academy Award nominee Menahem Golan. Under his guidance, they created screenplays such as Allan Quatermain and the Jewel of the East, Return of the Delta Force and more. Prior to working with Mr Golan, he worked with noted independent producer and writer Ovidio Assonitis and his company KOA Films in Rome, Italy. In 2011, he directed the feature film Something Evil, Something Dangerous: New Moon Rising. He holds a BA Hons degree & a Master of Arts degree from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). He worked briefly with several international studios before founding Cannon Films Ltd in 2014.


Naomi Stromire joined Cannon Films Ltd in 2016 where she serves as Head of Creative Development. She graduated from the University of Cumbria with a degree in Drama and Creative Writing in 2010. She first teamed up with Richard Albiston in 2011, producing the successful feature film, Something Evil, Something Dangerous: New Moon Rising. In her role at Cannon Films Ltd, Naomi has overseen the development of several projects including American Ninja Apprentice, Prying Eyes and The Leopard Hunts at Midnight, a screenplay which she co-authored.


James Lattimore serves as the director of Sales and Acquisitions at Cannon Films Ltd. James is a graduate of the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) and has served as producer on a number of notable short films, including 2014’s The Remaining. In 2016, he produced the Cold War inspired thriller feature Bastion, starring Leo Taylor-Jannati and Keith Flood, followed by the 2017 short film, Mr Prime Minister, reuniting him with Bastion co-director, Dominic Hodge. He joined Cannon Films Ltd in 2016.


Alan Calder is the Head of International Development at the company. Alan graduated from Staffordshire University with a BSc (Hons) in Film Production Technology, being nominated for a Royal Television Society Student Award whilst studying there. After graduating, he founded a media and design company specialising in video, graphics and photography, winning praise from several British and international clients. He joined the company in 2015.


Kerry Stromire is the Head of Corporate Development at Cannon Films Ltd. He joined the company in 2019.


Please note that this contact information is listed for Motion Picture publicity requests only. We will not be able to respond to other inquiries.

Cannon Films Ltd Ready for Debut at Cannes Marché du Film 2020

Managing Director Richard Albiston and team are bringing an exciting slate of new titles to our first Cannes Marché du Film. Cannon Films Ltd is proud to present an exciting and original line-up for their debut at the Marché du Film at its first virtual edition. Our titles include the recent independent success, Bastion, directed by …

Cannon Films Ltd joins The Great Northern Creative Expo as Principal Partner

The company joins the Expo for its again after a successful 2018 partnership. Cannon Films Ltd is proud to join the team behind The Great Northern Creative Expo 2019 as a principal partner for a celebration of ‘Creativity in the Making’. Managing Director of Cannon Films Ltd, Richard Albiston also serves as Creative Producer for …


Our company policy does not allow us to accept or consider creative ideas, suggestions, or materials other than those that we have specifically requested. We hope you will understand that it is the intent of the policy to avoid the possibility of future misunderstandings when projects developed by our professional staff might be seen to others to be similar to their own creative work.

Please do not send us any unsolicited creative materials including stories or ideas, screenplays or original artwork. Any unsolicited materials received by Cannon Films Ltd will be destroyed without being read.