Cristina Patiño Sheen

Originally from Peru, Cristina is a bilingual Director, Camera Operator and Editor, now residing in London. Extremely creative and with an incredible eye, Cristina is able to capture magical moments and construct compelling narratives.

She has worked for a number of years at the prestigious Cine 70 Films in Peru, editing national and international TV commercials for creative agencies such as Leo Burnett, McCann Erickson and Ogilvy and brands like Coca-Cola, Gatorade, Telefónica, Nescafé and BCP Bank.

Proficient in Final Cut Pro 7 & X, Adobe Premiere – her most notable work as a director is a compelling documentary series of 16 films, shot for the charity Amantani UK, titled ‘Meet My World’.  These ‘how-to’ films enable a group of indigenous children living in the Andes of Peru to share skills learnt from their family, which they wish to pass onto future generations. Such skills include fishing with bare hands and using vegetables to dye fabric. The films are quite beautiful, they’ve been showcased in cinemas around the world and have a celebrity backing. The children wrote the scripts themselves and Cristina worked tirelessly to help them achieve their vision and more.

Currently working on several promotional films and documentaries for UK and US based companies, Cristina is definitely one to watch. Recent clients include The Hospital Club, NHS, Amantani UK, Ceviche UK, EC Harris.

Maxwell Gutteridge

Maxwell is a creative, highly skilled Editor and Self Shooting Director who has been working in the industry since 2011, gaining experience in all aspects of video production. Before going freelance in 2016, he was based at Kinamo.

Maxwell is collaborative and meticulously attentive to narrative and audio/video details, handling multiple projects simultaneously with ease and professionalism.

He is adept in Final Cut Pro X, Premier Pro and Da Vinci Resolve. Such experience combined with his degree in film theory make for a professional who truly knows what it takes to creative outstanding content. In addition to this, Maxwell has been lucky enough to collaborate and produce projects with clients all over Europe, The Middle East and West Africa.

Recent clients include RBL Agency, MIT, Dynamite Production Agency, Freedom from Torture, New Africa Consulting Ltd, Banquet Films, Tarmac Media and Malt Films Ltd.

 

Justin Trefgarne

Justin is an Emmy-nominated Writer/Director whose work spans fiction, documentary, commercials, video games and branded content. He has recently completed writing a 10-part animation series for YouTube Red which will launch early 2019. In 2015 his feature film debut ‘Narcopolis’ had its premiere at the Edinburgh Film Festival before being released in US and UK cinemas and streaming services around the world.

Trained originally as an actor at London’s prestigious LAMDA, Justin cut his narrative teeth as a story editor at UK production powerhouse Working Title Films. Since taking up writing and directing full-time he has written and directed shorts, television and features, including ‘Desire’ the inaugural short that opened the London Edition of Sundance Film Festival, as well as the forthcoming Solomon’s Children which he is also producing alongside Fulwell73. In 2014 he was nominated for a writing Emmy for his work on the hit TV reboot of the beloved children’s classic Peter Rabbit for Nickleodeon.

Alongside his fiction work, Justin has worked closely as writer and director with high-end brands including Bacardi, Virgin, Jaguar and Electronic Arts on a range of projects. He is equally at home with small, intimate projects as he is with global campaigns. He believes, passionately, that everything in the end comes down to story. Whilst how we bring that story to life varies from project to project, Justin always enjoys the challenge of discovering the narrative core of any experience.

Eva Crespo

Originally from Barcelona, Eva is a versatile freelance Editor who has been living and working in London since 2006. With a strong sense of storytelling and comfortable with both short form and long form content; she has experience in broadcast television including video editing for news, current affairs, sports and documentary series. Eva also edits online, promos and corporate content.

Skilled in Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere and Final Cut Pro; Eva is highly organised, fast-paced and works well to reach tight deadlines. Being technically minded, she is used to dealing with file formats, codecs and database media management systems such as Avid Interplay, Airspeed, and IP Link for Final Cut Pro.

Eva has worked for some of the most recognised global networks such as Sky, NBC, ITV, Channel 4, Discovery Channel and most recently the official Olympics Broadcaster (OBS) at the Rio Olympics 2016. Other talents she possesses include being a proficient camera operator with her own equipment and being able to speak fluent Spanish and Catalan.

Ed Bishop

Ed is a producer/director with almost 20 years of experience in all aspects of film and video production. His career path has been a comprehensive education in filmmaking. He started as a runner and then eventually progressed to Senior Editor before going freelance.

Since 2008, Ed has applied his experience and passion to creating content films for the digital space; with a specific focus on the commercial, corporate and charity sectors. In his spare time he makes short films, which have been shown at BAFTA and Oscar recognised festivals around the world.

Ed’s diverse experience makes him an excellent all-round film creative. He can offer clients complete production solutions, from concept to delivery. His resourcefulness and knowledge ensure a smooth process and smart solutions. Easy to get on with, Ed makes the production journey professional and he is focused on creating great film content.

Technically skilled, he uses the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, including Premiere, After Effects and Audition for his post. Camera-wise, he owns and runs a full documentary filming kit with lights and lenses.

Previous clients include brands like: Nike, Apple, Toyota, Rolls Royce, Universal, and HSBC. Ad agencies include: Havas, Grey, Ogilvy, Leo Burnett and Mullen Lowe. Corporates include: Merchant Cantos, World Television and Quite Frankly.

Tom Canning

Tom is a London-based Writer/Director, Editor and Producer. Displaying a great skill for storytelling and connecting with the audience, Tom works in all stages of projects, from answering briefs all the way through to post-production. He likes to explore how the different facets of film production can best be used to engage the audience.

Experienced with DSLR and FS7/C300, and a long-time Editor now cutting on Adobe Premiere, Tom produces films with great coherence and is always sensitive to the message being communicated.

Over the last few years, he has worked with BBC Worldwide, CNN and various production companies both in London and Copenhagen on TVC, Branded Content films and documentaries, as well corporate work and his own drama projects.

In the last 18 months Tom has made films in Abu Dhabi, London, Argentina and Copenhagen and he’s keen to keep pursuing worldwide travel with his work.

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!

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.

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.

Tas Underwood

Tas is a freelance camera operator and video editor based in London. He has experience across many sectors including corporate events, automotive, short-form documentaries and lifestyle product shoots.

Tas is comfortable shooting on a variety of cameras such as Sony FS7, FS5, A7S and Canon C300 MKII. He edits on Adobe Premiere Pro CC & FCPX and designs motion graphics using Adobe After Effects CC.

He has access to a full edit suite and can work on-site if required.

Clients include BBC Studios, BMW, Thomson Reuters, The Telegraph and a number of creative agencies.

He started out working for Haymarket Media as a Video Producer; directing, shooting and editing native advertising videos for clients such as Samsung, LG, Sony, Audi, Dunlop and many more.

Over the years, Tas has developed a wide-ranging knowledge of the video production process from the pitching stage, all the way through to final delivery. He is passionate about his work and he embraces new technology and this is evident in the work he produces.

Gabriel Larmour

Gabriel is an award-winning editor, self-shooter and photographer based in London. He works predominantly in short form and is able to work comfortably with a wide range of clients. Skilled in Final Cut Pro, Avid – basic, Premiere, Lightroom, Photoshop – he has directed and self-shot TV spots for Barclays Bank, Cancer Research UK and William Hill.

Heavily influenced by the great reportage photographers like Robert Cartier Bresson and Robert Frank, he gets a lot of jobs directing photo shoots and he likes to try and capture moments, feelings and atmosphere as much as possible.

Shooting all over the world, he is very versatile and has a huge amount of experience as an editor as well as a self-shooter in branded content with clients ranging from Peroni Nastro Azzurro to BBC Children in Need, John Frieda, Macmillan, Care International, Barclays Bank, Grolsch and ITN Productions.

Chris Purcell

Chris is a film maker and Editor with a strong 25 year track record in directing broadcast documentaries, commercials, promos, channel branding spots and short films. His clients have included: BBC, C4, Sky, Discovery Channel, National Geographic, as well as blue chip corporate & government organisations like: Star Alliance, TFL, Omega, Rolex, WWF, UNESCO, Airbus and Alstom.

Chris has received repeated professional recognition for his work with both industry awards and film-festival honours.

Tom Richardson

Tom is a multi skilled filmmaker with a passion for creating beautiful videos and content for any kind of project. With many years of experience directing, self-shooting and editing for some of the world’s largest brands, he enjoys making exciting content that looks great.

Previous clients include: Jaguar Land Rover, Nikon, Sony, HSBC, Sainsbury’s, Tourism Australia & Canadian Tourist Commission. Tom is very versatile and enjoys a varied range of experience – Music videos, Artist / Band interviews, Live events, Cookery, Motoring, Brand and in particular Sport. His great passions are Sport, Documentaries, Comedy and Travel.

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.

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.

David Potter

David has an excellent sense of timing and rhythm, a meticulous eye for detail and a strong creative flair. Technically adept and always willing and eager to learn new systems and software. He responds quickly and professionally to new challenges and enjoys working within a team as well as autonomously.

David has risen through the ranks editing the 2012 RTS Award, nominated ‘The Impressionists’, and working alongside notable Directors such as Oscar nominated Laura Poitras, Romain Gavras and top creative minds such as M.I.A.

David has cut a variety of programs from hard hitting current affairs to long form documentary and virals, demonstrating the same enthusiasm for every project and collaborating creatively with the director and producer every-time.