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.
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.
Stella is an experienced all-round designer based in London. Her creative and technical abilities incorporate graphic design, illustration, moving image and installations.
She particularly enjoys creative collaborations with others from various backgrounds, whether in post-production or live events. Recently she has worked with The Secret Garden Party Festival and BoomTown Fair, creating visual content for 3D projection mapping.
Stella’s illustrative work also includes a projection mapped series of animations at live pop-up events such as secret location restaurateur ‘Gingerline’ and edible cocktails ‘Smith & Sinclair’. Utilising all skills from her varied specialisms ensures strong experimentation in a multidisciplinary approach.
Recent clients include Saatchi & Saatchi, Qubit, Secret Cinema, Merchant Cantos, McCann London, Discovery House, Gravity Road, Clear M&C Saatchi, Melissa Galeria, Smith & Sinclair, Match & Fuse Festival, Grenson Shoes, Troxy, The Secret Garden Festival, Sainsburys, B&Q, Facebook and Grazia (Live).
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 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 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.
David is an experienced Editor and Director originally from Barcelona. He is passionate about making creative, engaging and informative films. Over the years he has directed and edited short films, music videos and commercials, working in both Europe and Northern Africa for major clients such as BBC, Discovery Channel, The Telegraph, Disney Channel, Barclays, Jaguar, Top Gear and Nissan amongst others.
Skilled in Adobe Premiere, FCP7, Quantel SQ Edit, David’s meticulous attention to detail and confidence under pressure help make him brilliant plus he’s always up to date with the latest technologies. Recent Clients include Alien Film, THEFRAME25, Imporium, Circuit Pro, Prism Media, Casual Films, Tangerine, BBC Global, Discovery Channel Education.
Zan is a director and editor who started her career working in the branding and communication sector and developed a solid background in broadcast, and a passion for documentary. She is an experienced storyteller – able to easily grasp the editorial needs of a project – whether that be the pace and wit of a primetime TV show, the emotional arc of a documentary or the more specific needs of a non-broadcast project.
Behind the camera Zan is a competent operator who understands how to shoot for the edit. She is experienced at putting people at ease in front of the camera and getting great results from pretty much any interviewee. All of the camerawork she creates is beautiful and striking.
Recent clients include BBC, ITV, Al Jazeera, Raw Cut, Steadfast Television, Heirloom Media.
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.
Jonathan is an editor and filmmaker with a background in sound editing and photography. He started his career editing sound and working on critically acclaimed shows and films such as ‘Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets’ and ‘Band of Brothers’ then progressed on to cutting news, docs and interviews for CNN, Al Jazeera and CNBC. He particularly enjoys putting a story together in the cutting room – letting interviews, archive film and audio, stills and music tell the story.
Skilled in Adobe Premiere, Avid and Final Cut, he always keeps up with new technology and methods – recently he is particularly excited about Apple’s FCPX and the new way it approaches editing, letting the user build databases and paper edits all within one system.
Working in sound has informed his development as a picture editor – he learned what sound can achieve subconsciously, and how powerful dialogue can be when used sparingly. Clients include CNBC, MPC, Al Jazeera, CNN, BBC News, Bloomberg, BskyB, Skywalker Sound, Harper Collins, T.M.Lewin, De Lane Lea, Fox TV, Médecins Sans Frontières and the Press Association.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.