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Silverprince Pictures is an award-winning independent arthouse production studio comprising the development and production of films, television and branded entertainment content for audiences around the world through groundbreaking and compelling untold stories. 

We believe in "Bringing The Art Out Of The Story," a philosophy that sets us apart and fuels our commitment to creating exceptional content. Our passion for storytelling drives us to be a creative content creation hub, pushing the boundaries of unconventional narratives and exploring new realms of artistic expression.


Founded in 2019 by filmmaker Darius Shu, our headquarters in London serves as the creative epicenter for our diverse and talented team. Building on our strong connections in South East Asia, we have established ourselves as facilitators and coordinators of production shoots between Asia and the UK, fostering a global perspective and cultural exchange.

Silverprince Pictures hosts its dedicated streaming platform on YouTube, allowing audiences from all corners of the world to experience our compelling stories firsthand. Through our Films, Television, Music, and Branded Entertainment Commercials divisions, we cover a wide spectrum of content creation, ensuring a rich and diverse portfolio that resonates with diverse audiences.

We continue to redefine the boundaries of visual storytelling and bring captivating narratives to life. Silverprince Pictures is committed to leaving a lasting impact on the global entertainment industry, and we invite you to be a part of our transformative cinematic experiences.



At Silverprince Pictures, our mission is to empower and inspire audiences through the art of visual storytelling. We are dedicated to championing, developing, and producing thought-provoking arthouse films and branded content that illuminate untold stories and shed light on pressing social issues.

Central to our values is a commitment to inclusivity and representation. We strive to provide a platform for under-represented voices, embracing diverse cultures, genders, races, abilities, ethnic groups, and communities. Our goal is to amplify their stories both on-screen and behind the scenes, ensuring that everyone has a chance to be heard and seen.

We believe in the power of storytelling to bridge divides and foster understanding. Our approach is characterised by bold themes that challenge conventional norms, as well as a genuine appreciation for regional perspectives and the socioeconomic backgrounds of our talented individuals and audiences within the United Kingdom.

To fulfill our mission, we actively collaborate with the UK screen industries, promoting the adoption of these standards throughout our projects. We are dedicated to cultivating diversity, inclusion, equality, and opportunities within our workforce and the content we produce, thereby contributing to a more vibrant and representative film industry.

Founder, Managing Director and Producer

Darius monitors and is fully involved in all production projects of the company. 

All of Silverprince Pictures' projects have been critically acclaimed by many renowned publications and film critics and have obtained multiple awards from Oscar and BAFTA qualifying film festivals including Tribeca Film Festival and Rhode Island International Film Festival. 


Darius’ vision for the company is to create visually beautiful poetic imagery and deliver a great social message in all of the company's work while providing a platform for under-represented talents, encouraging diversity and inclusion on all of Silverprince's produced content, on-screen and behind the screen.

He has either produced or shot all of the company’s output and oversees the company’s activities, strategy, and productions. 

He has worked with artists such as Léa Seydoux, Lily James, Gemma Chan, Tia Kofi, The Vivienne, Omari Douglas, Billy Cullum, Kaya Scodelario, Big Zuu, and Dominic Cooper and has produced work that was featured in Netflix, L'Officiel, Attitude, Gay Times, Amazon Prime Video, Channel 4 and ITVX. 

Darius is represented by Wizzo & Co as a director of photography. 

Research and Development Executive 

Anick researches content for the scripted and unscripted Film and TV divisions of Silverprince Pictures. 


He is able to create ideation and collaborate with producers, filmmakers, commissioners, and more to conduct in-depth research, analysis, and preparing for pitch.

Anick's work has been featured on BBC, Pink News, Channel 4, Attitude, Buzzfeed and MTV.

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Head of Development

Arron joined Silverprince Pictures to further develop ideas for the scripted division of Film and TV as well as sourcing new projects for the slate. He has a huge passion for telling stories and making great scripts. His previous films has reached Tribeca Film Festival and Rhode Island International Film Festival.

Creative Consultant

Shiva is a creative consultant who works creatively with our development team of writers, producers, and directors to help diversify our content both on and off-screen, adopting the UK film diversity standards across all slates of work. They are a BAFTA nominated director. 

They are a semi-finalist on Britain’s Got Talent; competed on India’s and France’s Got Talent; participated in an exclusive Netflix short film ‘Peach Paradise’; creator of the film Queer Parivaar, delivered a TEDx talk; performed at Cannes Lions; has been featured by the likes of Google, Getty Images, Instagram, and Vogue and is also a speaker and consultant on inclusive LGBTQIA+ practices for corporate and non-profit organisations.

Shiva is represented by Curtis Brown as a writer/director. 

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