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.

Pierre Griffin

Pierre is an editor with over 15 years of experience in broadcast and corporate production, who has won awards for editing as well as animation. He has recently 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, Greedy Media.

Lee Hilse

Lee is a professional video editor with 10 years of experience, working in advertising and broadcast. Originally from South Africa, he has earned a degree in film and media at the University of Cape Town and then moved to London to start a career as editor and camera operator.

Proficient, among many others, in Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere and After Effects, his credits includes commercials, infomercials, corporate content, events and promo films.

He is also experienced at managing post production departments and has a full understanding of producing content from script to screen, with special knowledge of UK TV’s advertising guidelines and the technical requirements for broadcasting.

Recent clients include high profile names such as Ford, Nestle, Microsoft, Unilever, Stella Artois, SCJ, HSBC, Credit Suisse, eHarmony, Dyson and Haart Real Estate.

Mark Rees

With over 30 years of experience, editing is a true passion for Mark. He is always reinventing himself, exploring new editing styles and applying them to all genres. He avoids being labelled in a single category and thrives to keep his work varied and exciting.

Skilled in Avid, Final Cut Pro and After Effects, he has cut numerous commercials, music videos, as well as feature films. A great problem solver and fast learner with a critical eye for detail, Mark works very well under pressure and never shies away from innovation.

Recent clients include Blast Films, IWC Media, Nutopia, Wag TV, World Media Rights, Flame TV, The Guardian, Al Jazeera.

 

Scott Radnor

Scott is an accomplished off and online broadcast editor and edit producer, working with international broadcasters and production companies since 2005. He has cut documentary, cultural, factual, sport and current affairs TV and is happy to work independently or in collaboration, contributing to the development of formats and storytelling.  He also has an extensive experience cutting promos, music videos & high-end advertising for global brands.

Scott has also produced and directed a number of performance, motion graphics, documentary films and has worked alongside theatre companies and artists, to create compelling and innovative work.

Proficient in using AVID MC6, FCP7, Premiere Pro, After Effects, and Apple Color, Scott can work on site or at his fully equipped studio / edit suite based in Brick Lane, Shoreditch.  He is also a senior partner in GlobeStream Training, having written and taught professional film editing courses to hundreds of students over the past nine years.

 

Jay Knowles

Jay has been working as freelance producer and director since 2016. Previous to this he was a video producer at BrightTALK Studios for 4 years, where he collaborated with key clients such as Barclays, Tesco, HSBC, Legal & General and Vanguard, creating videos and rich media content to help them achieve their marketing goals.

Extremely motivated and with a passion for video and for pushing the boundaries of what it can achieve, Jay enjoys working as part of a successful team, combining a highly professional and collaborative approach to achieve excellent results and quality output. Beyond commercial projects, he has also worked on a wide range of video and animation projects and has produced award-winning short films, such as Touched (2014) and Incognito (2015).

A problem solver who thrives on challenges, he employs a unique way of approaching projects to ensure that the end result is interesting and engaging. Recent clients include Dell, McAfee, Old Mutual, Wardour, AIC, Old Mutual Global Investors, J.P Morgan, Schroders, Fidelity and Aberdeen.

 

 

Phillip Whiteman

After starting his career as an actor, Phillip has transitioned behind the camera, working primarily as an editor but also producing, directing and operating cameras. His work has been screened across the world and he has won multiple awards for short films through Fyrian Films.

He is also an award-winning playwright who has produced touring theatre productions, two London shows including “Matthew Kelly’s run in The Seagull” and radio plays, and he has worked on TV and web series that have been sold internationally. His accolades include being on the Jury and selection committee at Toronto and Raindance Film Festivals.

Skilled in Premiere CC, Final Cut Pro, After FX – Phillip is well versed, among other things, in transcribing and subtitling videos and in full Youtube certification for video optimisation. Recent clients include Microsoft, Nestle, Unilever, Raindance, National Wild-Life Trust and Desperados.

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.

Paul Burgess

Paul is a highly experienced, award-winning editor who has cut a wide range of documentaries, drama-docs, shorts, promos, trailers and taster tapes. He is extremely creative and passionate about his craft, working swiftly and with great attention to detail.

Skilled in Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere and Avid Media Composer, 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.

He has worked for some of the UK’s leading production companies and made films for all major international broadcasters like BBC, PBS, ARTE, CBC, ZDR. His notable recent work includes Stephen Fry’s “Big Fat Adventure” for ITV and an episode of “The Traffickers” for Fusion USA.

See Paul’s CV for a detailed credit list.

Spencer Carpenter

Spencer is one of our most versatile polymaths who has been working in the creative industry since 1999. His dedication to multi-disciplines, including concept development, producing, directing, video editing, 3D animation, 2D design and scriptwriting enable him to manage teams and offer clients an unrestricted array of creative possibilities for every task.

With a strong passion for storytelling and visual design, Spencer is an exceptional creative to have on board from initial planning and consultation all the way through to execution and delivery – always willing to go above and beyond the call of duty when placed on projects.

Experienced in multi-disciplines, he’s been producing content for broadcast, cinema, advertising, corporate, internal communications, web and more. Recent clients include Two Four Productions, MCC GLC, Picasso Pictures, Bright Talk, CC Lab, CNN, Feref, Whitecoat and BenBen.

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!

Ashley Kilminster

Experienced self-shooting Director / Editor with a track record of working on short / long form, live events, branded content and documentaries. Successful in creating content for online channels and broadcast.
Ash has experience working in the studio and on location, can shoot on DSLR’s/c300/FS7. He is proficient with Adobe CC and have worked on various formats and shows for BBC, ITV1, London Live, Channel 4 and Channel 5.