George Guest

Brighton based George is a self-shooting director, producer and editor. George has been working in the industry for over 8 years. He has shot and produced music promos, brand and corporate campaign videos, high end luxury, design and fashion projects in the UK and abroad.

Throughout his career, George has travelled the globe, and draws on his experience from working on big budget high pressured shoots. His broadcast credits include BBC, Channel 4, Bloomberg, CNN and Eurosport. Whether it’s planning and managing a studio based photo shoot, a video production for a super yacht regatta, a business conference or filming at sea from a boat or a helicopter, George has a proven track record in creating high end cutting edge visuals efficiently, to time and on budget!

Laurens Steenbergen

Laurens has studied Film and TV Science at the University of Amsterdam where he has also worked for Student TV Amsterdam. He also attended Screenwriting course at the UCLA in Los Angeles. Since completing his studies in 2000 he has been working freelance.

Fluent in both Dutch and English, Laurens has got the refined knowledge of where the ‘cutting edge’ is in any footage, as well as the narrative power. By nature, he is a good listener, helpful, insightful and hardworking and he has broad experience working with multiple creative systems and teams, graphic designers and facility houses.

Proficient on Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere, Laurens has good knowledge of Avid Symphony, AFX, Hal, Flame and Avid DS. He edited on True Blood’s launch campaign for FX, as well as working on TV commercials, trailers, promos, corporate films, short films and documentaries.

Recent clients include Whitecoat, Channel 5, Across the Pond, New Moon, Take 3 Media, The Edge Picture Company, MTV, National Geographic Channel and Pretzel Films.

Juan Fernando Pinzon Moreno

Originally from Colombia, Juan has over a decade of experience in TV, films, corporate and documentaries as self-shooter, director and editor. With a degree in Film and Television, his career started with the dream of being a director and he had the amazing opportunity to produce and direct a documentary about the indigenous Tikuna people in the Amazon.

Skilled in Final cut 7 and X (all suite), Adobe Premiere CC, After FX (basic), Photoshop – he has more recently focused on working in corporate and documentaries alongside blue chip companies. His work experiences have boosted his creativity, having been able to shoot in a huge variety of locations, from the Amazon Rain Forest to an air-traffic control tower at a London airport. With the freedom of filming and editing his own content, Juan can offer a unique perspective that stands out and captures the attention of viewers.

He was Assistant Director on award winning documentary ‘The Origin of the Tikuna People’ which was recognised at an international level, and he directed social awareness commercials broadcasted on national television and nominated for national awards in Colombia. Recent clients include In the Dark Productions, Airview Group (Colombia), London Stansted, The Sun News paper, Diaego and Philips.

Paul Burgess

Paul is a highly experienced, award-winning editor who has cut numerous high-end documentaries, feature-docs, drama-docs, and a wide variety of short-form content.  Paul is particularly keen on arts, music and politics and is adept at making complex subjects accessible and entertaining. He is extremely creative and passionate about his craft, working swiftly and with great attention to detail.

For the BBC, his recent work includes an episode of Arena on the British artist Maggi Hambling  and a feature doc on the legendary Studio 17 – birthplace of Jamaican Reggae. For Netflix he cut an episode of the undercover series The Traffickers and  for ITV, two  films in Stephen Fry’s: “Big Fat Adventure” travel series.

Skilled in Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere and FCP, Paul is strong on structure, story-telling and writing and loves cutting to music. He is highly organized and enjoys collaborating but is also happy to work on his own.

Paul has worked for most of the UK’s leading production companies and made films for all major international broadcasters.

Tim Slessor

With over 15 years working in the industry, mainly as an editor, Tim is a highly experienced and creative filmmaker who has progressively expanded his focus into writing, shooting and directing.

Proficient in Adobe Premiere and conversant with Adobe After Effects, he has cut anything: from television commercials and broadcast programmes to film trailers, promos and branded content documentaries. His extensive experience also encompasses directing and supervising teams of editors and animators on a variety of projects.

Recent clients include CNN, BBC Worldwide, The Edge Picture Company, Imagination, Discovery, Merchant Cantos, Quite Frankly Productions, Sunset & Vine.

Outside the cutting room, Tim has written and co-directed several projects such as tourism campaign “Live, Love, Lebanon”, scripted and edited a segment of Channel 5’s “The Classic Car Show” and wrote for CNN’s colourful online mini-documentary platform “Great Big Story”.

He is also a highly accomplished stills photographer and is currently shooting the pilot for a comedy series he has created in collaboration with a long-time colleague, plus he has two more personal film projects in the works.

Tom Hadley

Over his twenty year career span in the creative industries Tom has directed and edited for a broad range of clients, including global broadcasters like the BBC and Discovery, corporate clients like Reebok, UEFA and Onetel, and charities including Oxfam, Crisis and VSO.

He has spent roughly half of his career creating content for live events and exhibitions, becoming a regular at many London based production companies or working from the Hadley Brothers Studio located in London’s fashionable Stoke Newington.

Tom has cut and animated content for rock acts like Snow Patrol, Placebo and Jean Michel Jarre, exhibitions at Historic Royal Palaces and Tate Modern and theatrical projection for English National Opera, Royal National Theatre and Scottish Opera.

His strong theatrical filmmaking sensibilities mean that Tom has proven credentials for developing top line creative ideas with his many clients.

Daniel Florêncio

Daniel is an award-winning filmmaker whose first short was long-listed for a BAFTA and whose recent feature debut ‘Chasing Robert Barker’ won an award at The National Film Awards for Best Drama. He also played a crucial role in the launch of Current TV in the UK as one of the main content producers.

His ability to craft beautifully told narratives and his sound understanding of what makes content powerful have turned him into a favourite among advertising agencies like Publicis, broadcasters like CNN, corporates like Merchant Cantos and online content producers like Across The Pond.

A native Portuguese speaker, Daniel is skilled in Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer, Media 100, Adobe After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop, Premier, Combustion, Motion. Recent Clients include Vice UK LTD, Merchant Cantos, CNN, Across the Pond Productions, The Edge Picture Company, VCCP London, Passion Pictures.

Alex Harrison

Alex is a bright and skilled director and motion designer who is determined to go above and beyond the client’s expectations. Over the past 10 years in the industry, he has worked on a huge array of different projects for some of the biggest companies in the world. His experience allows him to be pragmatic about what is achievable within the given constraints, advising each client along the way and recommending the techniques and approaches that will produce the best results.

He received a first class BA (Hons) in Graphic Design at Central St. Martins where he learnt everything from the values of typography to the essence of narrative storytelling. Attention to detail would be the value he considers most important in all visual work.

Easy-going and relaxed, Alex can take a brief, come up with creative ideas and deliver the project to a high standard. Through his experience as a director, he can confidently manage all aspects of a project from conception, production, sourcing crew, through to post-production and final delivery.

Johny Mourgue

Johny started his career as a Graphic Designer working on record sleeves, shop fronts, and posters. This led him to develop a roster of clients in the music industry and expanded his love of print design into motion graphics to create tour visuals.

In 2004, he was signed to Flynn Productions, as a director and spent 10 years honing his skills as a director and combining motion graphics in his work. With this combination of skills and experience Johny is able to offer really dynamic visual solutions from concept to delivery.  He works with clients across a variety of sectors – synthesizing their needs and objectives, with innovative visual aesthetics, to create unique and engaging films.

Now Johny directs idents, promos and stings for well known brands.  He is proficient in Adobe’s full creative suite, In-design, Design Studio and Discreet Inferno. And his broad and capable skill set spans; storyboarding, writing, shooting, lighting, editing, compositing, 3D and 2D post and design.

Johny’s recent clients include: Whitecoat, Havas Worldwide, Cheil Europe, DesignBridge, The Telegraph Media Group, Kream, More creative, M-Integrated Solutions, W Communications, Budweiser, Channel 4 and Camel.

Michele Vicenti

Michele has always worked in a fast-paced post production environment since he entered the film industry in 2010. Building his skills with the award-winning editors Andrea Maguolo and Federico Conforti, he has during the years grown a strong interest for advertising and documentaries. In 2018, Michele shot ‘To The Surface’, a documentary starring Mela Murder (The Florida Project). He is currently developing his technique as film director on commercials and creating a collective of film people with a unique goal.

Michele is experienced in ingesting and assembling raw footage, offline and online editing, data managing, shared projects systems, colour grading and basic compositing, 2D motion graphic, basic sound design and mix, transcribing dialogues and subtitling. Also, he is an experienced camera operator and guerrilla filmmaker.

Darren Andrews

Darren is one of our busiest editors. Not only is he highly skilled in Premiere and FCP, with experience in the TV industry dating back to 1998 but he’s also very good when client-facing.

Darren’s main clients with Blueberry are from corporate as well as broadcasting agencies, but Darren’s talent and strong After Effects skills also make him an asset to branding agencies and online content production companies.

We are yet to find a client who doesn’t rave about Darren after working with him!

Ben O’Connor

Ben O’Connor is an award winning filmmaker whose films have been screened on television and at Film Festivals across Europe. His debut feature film Ana Begins toured the European festival circuit winning numerous awards and accolades including Best Actor at the ‘London Independent Film Festival’ and Best Actress at the ‘British Independent Film Festival’. It was also nominated for Best Uk Debut at London’s ‘East End Film Festival’.

Over the past 10 years Ben has been directing and editing fiction films, campaign films, short documentaries, music videos and live performance films working with Rufus Wainwright, Ken Loach, Tom Hardy to name a few. Ben also specialises in films for charities, (Amnesty International, Crisis) using his skills as a film director and editor to bring an emotional maturity and storytelling ability to an often sensitive subject matter.

 

Pierre Griffin

Pierre is an editor with over 20 years of experience in broadcast and corporate production, who has won awards for editing as well as animation.  Pierre returned to freelancing after working as Head of Post at VCCP and Head of Content at Designate, where he founded a new department with its own video production unit and post-production facility.

Proficient in Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere and After Effects among others, he started out as a 2D animator on Matador and CoSa, when Adobe were the new kids on the block. From mood reels and animatics to producing and directing, Pierre has the level of experience to make sure his clients achieve the maximum from their production budget.

He has clocked over 500 TV commercials for broadcast in the US, EMEA and the UK and he has enjoyed a wide berth of experience managing large teams, designing campaign strategies and creative-directing online content from the pre-production stage to final delivery.

Recent clients include Whitecoat, R/GA, Kinamo, VCCP London, National Geographic Channel, Mighty Fine Productions, CNN and Greedy Media.

Theo Gelernter

Self-taught Editor and Director Theo Gelernter (Theo Gee) was studying psychology at university when he discovered passion for film-making. After graduating, Theo cut his teeth at the CBBC working on their weekly music program The Official Chart Show. Music videos he directed and cut have been featured on platforms such as MTV and Kerrang! as well as being editor for ‘We Choose the Safest Way’ that was a health and safety film for ArcelorMittal. It won the 2018 Gold Cannes Award in the Corporate Film & Video category. His most recent video for The Fratellis also reached No.1 on the Itunes charts.

Past couple of years Theo spent in Connected Pictures and within two years went from Editor to Creative Director. While there, Theo was cutting internal films, TVCs, and online content for the range of clients including Virgin Trains, Pfizer, EasyJet /Unicef, Barclays, Visa, Molton Brown and many more.

Theo’s main kit is Adobe Premiere Pro, comfortable using After Effects and Photoshop as well, also  is currently learning Avid. Theo also writes and directs, his first short film “Amber” won Best Short Film at Nottingham ‘Oscars’ and made the official selection for LA Cineast, TMC London Film Festival and Indiewise Film Festival.

Tom Cole

Tom is an award winning Director and Editor, based in London and Los Angeles. He is a talented storyteller, with a unique and energetic visual style, whose skills have made him popular on both sides of the Atlantic. He recently edited Steve Aoki’s ‘Free The Madness’ music video (12 million YouTube views) and directed TJR’s ‘Ass Hypnotize’ music video. Tom also regularly works for ABC, editing and producing on air promos and trailers. His work at the US network has received multiple PromaxBDA awards and nominations. Tom has a detailed knowledge of Adobe Premiere CC and After Effects. He is on the beta testing team for Adobe Premiere, and regularly consults on new features and improvements. He is a member of the Motion Picture Editors Guild of America.

Tom’s clients have included Marvel, ABC, Disney, BBC, Discovery Channel, CNN, Universal, EA Games, Steve Aoki, 30 Seconds to Mars and Robbie Williams. He produced and edited the feature film ‘Closure’ (available on Amazon Instant) and edited the feature film ‘Playdate’ (Lifetime channel).

Dawn Donohoe

Dawn is a senior motion graphics designer with 20+ years of experience across a wide variety of projects and industries, including animations for film trailers, title sequences, TV spots, game cut scenes (including promotional videos), infographics, corporate logos, programmes, news and sports graphics and feature-length VFX.

She is extremely proficient in Adobe After Effects, Illustrator, 3d Studio Max and has a good working knowledge of Cinema 4D, Media Encoder and Premiere.

Dawn has tinkered in Audition and Character Animator and has used FCP, Combustion, Digital Fusion, Hal and Shake in the past.

Dawn has been freelancing for many years and has the perfect home set up with Adobe CC, lots of After Effects plugins including Element, Red giant’s Trapcode Suite and Video Co-pilot to name just a few. She has C4D R19 and a version of 3d Studio Max if required. A huge library of other resources, including fonts, and Adobe Stock subscription and a very good broadband connection. Reassuringly she also has professional indemnity and public liability insurance in place.

In short, she’s ready to help remotely with any of your motion graphic needs.