Lionel Hicks Film Producer, Music Producer, Musician, Lionel was born in Lincoln United Kingdom in 1964,prior to his work in ﬁlm Lionel was renowned as a Rock drummer and toured the world with many bands, he also became a respected Music Producer. Over two decades Lionel produced many internationally released albums and was responsible for setting up several recording studios in the late 90's, one of them he still owns to date 'Winterland Studios' in Minneapolis USA working with artists such as 'The Black Eyed Peas, Lenny Kravitz, Alanis Morissette, Elvis Costello, Jessica Simpson, R Kelly, James Blunt and Keane to name but a few.
Having made the transition to ﬁlm Lionel has Produced fourteen feature ﬁlms, notable credits including the Vampire Horror ‘Temptation’ (Winner of Best British Horror 2010 by Gorezone Magazine)feature-length documentaries ‘London Tango’ ‘And The Beat Goes On..Ibiza' and thriller 'Four' which had a theatrical release in 2011. In 2013 Lionel produced sci-fi thriller 'Scintilla' (AKA) 'The Hybrid' released worldwide in 2014 He also finished production on feature comedy drama 'Almost Married' that was released theatrically in 2014. In this year Lionel teamed up with Biff Byford of Saxon, Music Producer Andy Sneap and Tony Richie of Balance Of Power to make a project concept album titled 'The Scintilla Project' the album was inspired by the feature film Lionel produced 'Scintilla / The Hybrid' Lionel is a company director of Tested Films and CEO of Liquid Noise Ltd.