Jonathan Gems was born in 1952, in London and went to a variety of schools because when the tension between his parents became too intense, they’d move house.
Vinod Mahindru was born in Birmingham, West Midlands UK in 1969.Directs his first short film on VHS video The Fruit Pastilles at Matthew Boulton Technical College in 1987.
Mila Pop was born in Serbia and, at the age of 17, moved to London, UK, to live with her father. After writing songs, performing in bands, then working in a variety of jobs, she took refuge with her Buddhist Lama, and became a trainee nun.
Pam Gems was born in 1925 in Mudeford, near Christchurch, in what was then Dorset, on the south coast of England. Her father, a Welsh ex-coalminer, died when she was six years old, leaving her mother to bring up Pam and her two brothers on her own.