Gareth Edwards, the award winning British director and special effects artist is ASSERT’s new patron. Gareth, from Nuneaton, has first hand experience of Angelman Syndrome as his niece, Ella, has the condition. He has also seen the work that ASSERT does first hand having attended both central regional meetings and our national conference with his family in the past. His most notable release to date is the hugely successful film Godzilla (2014). He is also known for the award winning independent science fiction film ‘Monsters’ (2010). Gareth is currently working on ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ for Disney/Lucasfilm. It is set for a 2016 release and he is already promising to give us an exclusive insight soon.