Tony Carne and Trevor Drane are the principles of production and rights owning business Revelation Films.
Revelation is a BAFTA nominated production company with a proven track record in creating quality original programming. Launched in the early 90s, Revelation introduced the nation to Paul O’Grady with Lily Savage Live: Paying The Rent, catapulting O’Grady’s career from gigging stand-up to primetime national treasure, and the company has gone on to produce high quality documentaries which deliver both exclusive authenticity and detail.
Tony Carne founded Revelation Films in 1992 as a video and television production and rights owning business following a successful career at CBS/Fox, Harper Collins and Simitar Entertainment. Under his guidance, Revelation became one of the leading independents and worked with such notable partners as Channel 4, BBC, The Terrence Higgins Trust and discovering Lily Savage. Tony acts as executive producer and has covered director duties on The Real Manhunter Series 2 as Covid impacted the crew.
Trevor Drane joined Tony at Revelation in 1996 having previously been an executive board member at major UK independent film company First Independent Films. Trevor’s notable successes are many and varied, from the early Film 4 work of Neil Jordan, Mike Leigh and Ken Loach to a lifetime achievement for Dirty Dancing. He guided the relaunch of the Hanna Barbera TV library during his time leading that company’s home entertainment output jointly commissioning the first new Flintstone animated works in twenty years with movie length episodes Viva Rock Vegas, and I Yabba Dabba Do. He acts as executive producer, writer and director for The Real Manhunter.