Producer / Director
Lubna is a highly experienced location, studio and edit producer/director with over 20 years of working for in broadcast and branded content production.
Having trained at the BBC, she has extensive credits across a diverse mix of genres, from factual and entertainment to obs docs, children's and reality. She has filmed on ambitious projects all over the world from Mumbai and Brazil to the Sahara and the Arctic working with both high profile presenters and
Lubna thrives on being thrown in at the deep-end and thinks on her feet as stories and events such as the London Bombings, sinking snowmobiles in the Arctic or runaway camels in the Sahara unfold.
Her clients include BBC, C4, Discovery Channel, National Geographic, The Economist, bp, EE Mobile, Passivhause, CBBC, Rwanda TV, and Citizen TV Kenya.
Lindsay is a Senior Producer with 20 years experience working across brand advertising and corporate sectors.
Recent projects have seen Lindsay produce films for Clients including Dove Men+Care, ASICS, Shell, Land Rover & Etihad Airways filming in the US, Europe, The Middle East & South Africa.
Lindsay is also highly experienced in producing films that deliver both internal & external messaging for clients using animation, interview, UGC, scripted drama, documentary & brand image. Clients have included GSK, Hikma, bp, Rio Tinto, Land Rover, the UK Cabinet office, Nissan, HSBC, Barclays, British Airways and
Andrea has worked in the production industry for two decades and is widely recognised for her exceptional client-focus.
In her own words, 'As as a content producer, I work with the power of visual communications to deliver cohesive and engaging content to bring people together through brand strategy, values and purpose.
'Every project is unique. Every project demands an understanding of the client and their business, and with strong communication skills, creative flair and a determination to achieve outstanding results,
'I’ve produced successful programmes
for a wealth of industries
that include, travel, banking, energy, government and the charity sector. I feel so privileged to have met and worked with so many amazing people throughout the world, it makes my role a real pleasure, not a job.'
Line Producer / Production Manager
Daisy has over 20 years of experience in film, digital and live event production across the broadcast, commercial & corporate sectors for clients ranging from Barclays, Exxon Mobil and Fifa to, Google, Volvo and Walt Disney.
She's held a variety of roles ranging from assisting and coordinating through to production managing & producing.
Like all the best production managers, Daisy has an innate sense of what needs to be done and when. She combines impeccable organisational skills with the all-important ability to think clearly and calmly under pressure.
Outside work, Daisy's main interests are singing in a community choir and Funky Dancing.
Jeremy is a senior producer with over 20 years’ experience in leading both live action and motion graphics productions from initial creative treatment through to final delivery.
He's produced a range of award-winning content across the brand, TV commercials, social media and corporate sectors.
Having started work as a producer at global brand experience agency Jack Morton, Jeremy has gone on to work with brands as diverse as Amazon, Disney, Lucasfilm, Rolex, Honda, Google, Nokia, Sony, Facebook, Rolls-Royce, Ericsson, bp, HSBC, GlaxoSmithKline and MINI.
You can see a selection of Jeremy's work here.
Creative Producer / Art Director
Marcus has been providing creative and production services to brands and agencies since 2006.
A former photographer, picture editor and journalist, Marcus started his own production company initially to provide content for PR, advertising and marketing companies in both traditional and digital media.
Providing photography, art direction, live experiential and launch installations, Marcus has had extensive experience with sports sponsorship initiatives (including the Rugby World Cup, Commonwealth Games, England Rugby Team and the FA Cup Finals) and activations and content creation for many well-known consumer and corporate brands and organisations.
Story. Story. Story.
Steve is a storyteller.
Whether it’s one of a new strategy
or of personal human experience,
every film needs a story.
Steve will find it, tell it compellingly
and make sure it hits home.
From BBC news documentaries to
ITV and C4 drama,
Steve’s award-winning background
spans wide broadcast experience,
more recently used on
branded content, commercials and
hard-hitting safety films.
If you need a film to resonate
emotionally, look no further.
All you need is story.
Martin is a creative and talented award-winning film director. He writes and directs films that engage, inspire and inform.
With a strong visual style and acute attention to detail, Martin has created a truly diverse range of films that include: commercials for clients such as Rolex and Oppo; global product films for Unilever, Tesla and Rolls-Royce; a launch for Lycra swimwear filmed entirely underwater; engaging charity films; along with numerous product and informational films for clients like - bp, Land Rover, Shell,
PwC and Jaguar.
His film on Coca-Cola’s community work in South African townships received the prestigious Gold Award at the New York Festival.
Martin has filmed in numerous countries around the world with some of the industry’s leading cinematographers, producers and technicians.
Crafting engaging, powerful stories is part of Tim’s DNA. His body of work has won many international awards. He’s a fantastically versatile, client friendly director and writer; vastly experienced - with great creative chops - across corporate, television documentary & commercials.
A master of working on lower budgets, to tight deadlines; directing talent and getting authentic performances on camera. Tim's strengths include telling human stories, eliciting genuine emotion, insightful interviewing and imaginative storytelling. He has specialist knowledge of the energy sector, financial services, NGOs & charities.
Tim has been working in the world of film and TV for more than 30 years having cut his directing teeth in the hi-energy ‘youth’ market.
Fashion, sports and rockumentary spots for MTV gave Tim the opportunity to experiment and he has since brought his unique eye to commercials, promos, corporate brand films and high-end documentaries.
In the last 15 years Tim’s work has included numerous projects for clients in the energy sector, taking him to platforms, installations and refineries across Europe, Asia, Africa and North America.
Tim’s work in this arena combines his skill as a documentary-maker with an excellent all-round knowledge of the energy industry.
Andrew’s 25 years’ experience as a communications professional spans the public, private & voluntary sectors. He’s been a client and a supplier, a commissioner and also an executive, agency and production company producer.
He now works predominately as a strategist, creative, writer and director. He’s been involved in creating everything from TV programmes, AFP, on-air promos, TV commercials and fillers, to branded content, social media campaigns, internal communications films and large-scale immersive experiences.
Ewan directs and writes commercials, promos, branded content, comedy, and drama. During his varied career he's worked with a bevvy of great talent including Frankie Boyle, Kathy Burke, Lenny Henry, Simon Amstell, Paul Whitehouse and Caroline Quentin.
His extensive client list ranges from the BBC, Channel 4, ITV, Tiger Aspect and Virgin Atlantic to major consumer brands such as Rolex, Sony, bp, Guinness and Ford.
He's won awards at the New York Film Festival and won gold at the I.V.C.A’s and his short film won Best Short Drama at the Glasgow Film Festival and was also nominated for a flippin RTS Award.
Ewan is a sponge when it comes to film, photography, storytelling, comedy and music – and is at his best when given a chance to pool these influences to create something brand new.
Jamie is an accomplished single and multi-camera studio and OB director that producers, editors and execs can rely on to deliver a clear creative vision and direction to their shows.
Jamie's output spans entertainment, reality, factual observational, factual entertainment, cookery and children's comedy. He is also a well-established commercials and branded content director for TV and Cinema.
With such a diverse career as a single and multi camera director, series producer and executive producer, Jamie's key strengths include managing productions of all sizes, including initial conception, crewing, casting to transmission.
Creative Director/Exec Producer
Sid Farbstein is an award-winning creative director and executive producer who brings not only creative talent but technical expertise to our events and productions.
Sid's passion for new technology has amazed audiences globally
and created dialogue among its viewers. Knowing when and what
to blend are the trademarks of Sid's direction. He oversees all aspects of production and show development, from initial creative concept to opening night.
Sid has been called a 'creative visionary' in new show development and technical design, and is always finding new and creative ways to integrate the latest technologies and live talent with video, animation & effects.
Sid's skills have been put to the test by trendsetters in both the music and entertainment industry and by business leaders worldwide.
His projects have included the first ever HD webcast, along with robotic camera technology to document an artist's life on the road, plus working with other HerioVisual crew in designing and managing the logistics of a massive video response to the
Deepwater Horizon incident.
A current member of The Recording Academy, Sid nominates recipients and votes annually for the Grammy Awards.
As a member of a competitive cooking team it’s not uncommon to see Sid planning meals, working the smoker, prepping, or coming up with new recipes.
Sid has been with Bill Young Productions for over 25 years and is also a firm principal.
Anthony started out as a cartoonist and illustrator, working for various publications.
Then in a radical career change he went off to study Advertising & Graphic
Design at Bucks College.
Whilst there he won a student D&AD pencil which helped him get his first job as a Creative at JWT. He did rather well there with his first campaign for Yorkie which increased sales by a remarkable 40% and won some very favourable reviews. (He also picked up a
BTAA award for his efforts.)
Anthony then created the memorable animated ‘Dairylea Cows’ for Kraft and worked for numerous other clients, including Vodaphone. HSBC, Nestle, The Royal Air Force, Jacobs Douwe Egberts, Dageo, J& B, Unilever, Reckitt Benckiser, Kellogs, Mazda,
Aston Martin, and Kimberly-Clark.
Since the, he's freelanced for over 50 advertising agencies, large and small and
gained a wealth of experience. He has worked across all media platforms, ranging
from television to social media.
For his own amusement, he continues to produce cartoons for the odd publication, and he also has a little feature running in Private Eye entitled 'Logos as they should be'.
Hugh is an award-winning creative producer/director. His passion is in fusing live action, animation and cutting-edge digital technology to create unique design-led work for global brands, spanning every variety of screen and platform.
His films have been the recipient of over 90 international awards including two Best of Festivals at the US International Film Festival. Hugh has worked extensively in the energy sector producing immersive screen content for the clients such as bp, Shell, Schlumberger, ExxonMobil and Dow.
Writer / Executive Producer
Stephen graduated from The National Film and TV School and has used his passion for storytelling over the past 21 years to write scripts and produce award-winning films for a broad variety of clients across a wide range of channels and formats, from TV commercials to multi-screen immersive experiences and public installations.
He has worked on projects for global brands such as Wella, Samsung, bp, IBM, Nespresso, EY, Facebook, Ericsson, HSBC, Siemens and Rolls-Royce for a wide range of audiences, including consumer, B2B and internal communications.
Editor / Colour Correction
With over 25 years' editing experience, Dublin-born Phil has worked on a wide variety of programmes ranging from music promos, corporate and web to
He's equally at home cutting on Premiere Pro, DaVinci Resolve & Avid - whichever works best for the project and is particularly strong with cutting music to picture and really making them work together.
Over the past few years Phil has added colour correction to his skill set.
Editor / Director
Mark has a background in editing high-end shows such as Black Mirror, Peaky Blinders, Sherlock, Taboo, Outnumbered, Unforgotten and The Crown.
He's directed and produced two feature films. The first, 184.108.40.206, an urban teen flick was released by Universal and sold to 19 territories. His second, The Dark Channel is a sci-fi dystopian noir, currently in post.
Mark started his career in music videos, directing and producing promos for artists as diverse as The Kills, P J Harvey, Funeral 4 A Friend, The Corrs and James Blunt, whilst delivering short-form corporate work for bp, Mercedes, Atlantic Records, Mix Mag, Kerrang!, Pizza Hut etc.
In 2020 Mark also helped set up the online platform Bywire News, a hub for all independent journalism, specialising in video content.
With 17 years of experience in the media, TV and film industry, James has planned, cut and delivered hundreds of films for a huge range of clients.
He's worked on everything from award-winning dramas and heart-warming documentaries to slick show reels and luxurious promotions for arts and culture brands.
James has worked with some truly superb teams editing films which have picked up 13 high profile awards at EVCOM , the New York Film and TV Festival and the Cannes Film Festival.
Alex is a fast, creative and accomplished editor.
With 15 years of varied industry experience, his career has taken him from the freezing wilderness of the Yukon to the plush edit suites of Soho, working across broadcast documentaries, music videos, commercials and online branded content campaigns.
A real all-rounder with excellent technical abilities, Alex always goes above and beyond to tell his clients' stories with style and sensitivity.
Recent credits include campaigns for brands as varied as Rolex, Castrol, Tesco, Workday and bp, as well as major broadcasters such as BBC and Discovery.
Andy's easy-going demeanour - together with three decades of experience in the production industry - makes him the go-to editor for many of his extensive list of clients.
He's worked across just about every film genre from broadcast documentary to on-line promos but Andy is best known for his talent for cutting to music.
He's cut music videos and documentaries for many of the world's most famous bands and artists - work that's been truly treasured by thousands of fans around the world for years.
You could say that Andy's a bit of a
Russ has been bringing stories to life for over twenty years.
He’s enjoyed working on commercials, brand films, TV docs, music promos, shorts and features - scooping up dozens of IVCA/EVCOM/Cannes/NYF awards
in the process.
Happy clients include everyone from Ch4, Sky and the BBC to Google, Rolls-Royce, Sony and Barclays.
Russ recognises the power of great audio, and loves to find that sweet spot where sound and vision combine perfectly to make a film really soar.
He’s fun to work with and always focussed on a simple goal: to create films that engage, entertain and truly deliver.
Larry is an offline & online editor producing award-winning programmes for corporate, commercial, broadcast and promo clients.
Equally at home with both long and short form work he's worked in the film and video industry for over thirty years, originally working on AVID and Final Cut Pro before making the move to Adobe Creative Cloud.
Larry has particular talent for assembling compelling narratives alone or in partnership with directors or edit producers.
Director of Photography
Ian is a 28-year veteran of the production industry working across the broadcast and corporate sectors.
He's has worked across a wide variety of subjects and genres with a particular focus on high-end corporate films and promos for banking, automotive, energy and technology brands.
Colleagues and clients value Ian's calmness under pressure. He adapts smoothly and skilfully as a situation demands to ensure we get the very best out of every day of filming.
Director of Photography
Robert is a creative, versatile and practical cinematographer. He has developed his skills over the years, working his way up through the ranks on a wide variety of top Feature Films, TV Dramas (BBC, Lionsgate, ITV), Commercials (BMW, Ford, Audi, Jaguar, Citroën, and fashion brand Boohoo), Pop Promos and Documentaries.
Working worldwide, he’s able to combine technical experience with creative expression to every project. Robert's films and commercials have won various top awards, nominations and official selections internationally.
Robert's wide portfolio of work has provided him with a diverse range of experience that includes VFX, Blue / Green Screen, Motion Control, Underwater and Aerial photography. He is also a voting member of BAFTA.
You can see Robert's show reel here.
Camera Assistant / Operator
For the past fourteen years Poe has made a successful career as a freelance camera assistant working across the broadcast, on-line
and corporate sectors.
Through practical, on-the-job experience he's become highly skilled in working with a wide variety of camera, lighting and grip equipment.
Crews lucky enough to work with Poe always talk about his energy - which seems boundless , his quiet efficiency and high professional standards. Poe's passion for production makes him the go-to assistant for many DPs.
Director of Photography
A mainstay of the HerioVisual team, Ben has clocked-up over twenty years in the production industry.
He's worked across broadcast drama, documentaries, light entertainment and reality through to commercials and high-end corporate brand films.
You'll have seen Ben's work on top-rated show like Top Gear and MasterChef and his work for corporate clients such as Rolls-Royce, Virgin, bp and the Armed Forces have netted too many
awards to list.
Ben's specialisms include automotive, beauty and aerial filming.
In his own words, 'I love the collaboration involved in the film-making process and making the ordinary look beautiful.'
'I love what I do especially all the different new approaches and excitement that come with each commission. Always loved meeting all kinds of people and my alternate dream job would be to be an interviewer / podcast host in the style of Tim Ferris.
Just about half of my career was spent shooting international magazines and newspapers and half in commercial and corporate so I feel like I can bring out the essence of the brand story in every job.'
Stuart has a UK CAA Commercial License for Small Unmanned Aircraft (SUA ) for <7kg Aerial work.
'My uncle adam has hair as messy as a bird's nest. He is always wearing t-shirts with things like punk on them.
My uncle adam is always calling his wife princess and talking
in funny ways.
My uncle adam acts like he is only five and is always tickling me.
My uncle adam is always takeing photes of me and my brother because he is a phottographer'.
Anna Lawrence-Wasserberg - Aged 7.
Click here for more about Adam and his amazing portraits.
Richard is a corporate lifestyle photographer whose approach reflects his grounding in photojournalism at the London College of Printing.
He specialises in providing powerful images to leading global brands
His work has been shown in the National Portrait Gallery and his recent commissions include official campaigns for David Cameron and Boris Johnson.
His photography spearheads key campaigns, shaping and strengthening brand values. Richard is the sole brand development photographer for McDonald’s globally.
With a background in graphic design, Chris has worked in the creative industry for nearly thirty years.
Always a keen stills photographer, Chris began experimenting with time-lapse photography in 2008. Since then, he’s gone on to become one of the UK’s most in-demand time lapse specialists with his work seen widely across broadcast, corporate and commercial productions. He is featured in the Getty footage library.
His working style is meticulous and combines his main passions: the outdoors, creating beautiful imagery and spending hours alone with his dog, Stanley.
Marc Morrison is an Austin-based advertising photographer who has been shooting worldwide campaigns more than 15 years, Marc’s commissions have ventured into various genres. He has photographed numerous advertising campaigns for major agencies; BBDO, Campbell Ewald, Purple Strategies, Inc Design , Ogilvy & Mather, The Team, FleishmanHillard and TMP Worldwide.
His portraiture includes everyone from celebrities to Fortune 500 CEOs and world leaders. And Marc’s work has appeared in countless outlets like Fortune, Forbes, The Verge, TIME, Rolling Stone, Essence, New York Times, Golf Digest and Sports Illustrated.
Drone Pilot (US)
Yesenia is an experienced drone pilot with specialism in corporate and documentary films. She has a reputation for being friendly and easy to work with. In Yese's own words, 'I strive to be versatile, prepared and disciplined to meet the needs of my clients. This allows my creativity to flow while also keeping outside influences in mind.'
Outside work, Yese enjoys spending time with her dog around her home in
With over 15 years audio experience, James has worked on a huge variety of productions including documentaries, entertainment TV, content for elite sports teams and a host of commercial and corporate productions.
Working all over the world and often in challenging environments, he is always looking to achieve the best possible audio in a professional, reliable and friendly manner.
He also loves cooking, music, films and photography.
With over thirty years in the profession, Griff's career has seen him on the sets of blockbuster movies, from Tomorrow Never Dies, Blackhawk Down and Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, to TV dramas like
Bullet Boy and high-end broadcast documentary
strands like Panorama.
Griff's corporate output covers promos, dramas and documentaries for clients ranging from PWC, HSBC and bp to Vodafone, John Lewis and the M.O.D.
A hugely experienced location sound recordist, Ren has been a mainstay of TV shows such as Top Gear, Coast and Time Team together with the hundreds of broadcast documentaries and corporate productions which pepper his 25 years in the industry.
Ren has the uncanny ability of being able to blend seamlessly into the background of a shoot, remaining unobtrusive yet utterly alert guaranteeing he never misses a word.
Sound Designer & Dubbing Mixer
Phitz has worked in the industry for nearly 3 decades, building a substantial reputation in audio post production.
He honed his skills nationally and internationally working for clients including the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, Sky, Discovery, History Channel & National Geographic.
Phitz was professionally recognised in 2010, winning an Emmy for Outstanding Achievement in Non-Fiction Programming for Sound Editing (America: The History of the US).
His experience covers a wide variety of audio post production roles including head of audio, sound supervisor and senior dubbing mixer with significant experience in remote/virtual working.
Joe has been a familiar face on countless productions for over 25 years. She started up her company, Scriptease Television, in 2010. She owns and supplies her own kit for every conceivable set-up from multi-cam studio set ups, music shows, live events including awards shows and conferencing and OB and location shoots.
Joe's list of clients and productions is truly dizzying. From the BAFTAs, the BRITs and Mobo Awards to the Turner Prize and the Miranda Hart show and corporate productions in their hundreds.
Experience is all!
Hair & Makeup
Katie now has ten feature film credits as Hair and Makeup Designer under her belt.
She trained at Delamar Academy and has risen to the challenge of working on contemporary productions in a wide range of genres including action, thrillers, horror, drama and comedy as well as high end commercials for brands including Rolex, Clark’s, Treatwell and Guinness.
She’s great at managing her team and forming strong working relationships with talent and Production equally. Katie is based in London but enjoys working worldwide.
Composer & Arranger
Laurence is a composer based in London working theatre and on screen.
His internationally acclaimed musical Tomorrow Morning was nominated for Best New Off-Broadway Musical in the Outer Critics' Circle Awards of 2011, won the Chicago Jeff Award for Best Musical in 2009 and has played around the world on four continents in six languages, with three international cast albums.
On screen he composed the score for the independent film Last Laugh (Visualize Films/Carnaby), plus he has created music for bp-tv, Nickelodeon, Dandy Productions and Cancer Research UK. He is currently creating music for The Duke of York Mysteries (Visualize Films).
Production Systems Engineer
Paul began his career in stills photography before working in the audio-visual sector, which in turn led to video and film lighting camera work.
From there, he developed an interest in editing which inspired him to launch the first wholly Avid-based post-production facility, P3 Post.
P3 pioneered the use of Avid for program finishing and became an important beta site for Avid, helping test Symphony systems and the Unity shared storage products among others. Later, Paul teamed up with Simon Baker at GAS Electronic Systems carrying out system design, installation and cabling.
Paul enabled GAS to offer Avid sales and support and used his shared storage experience to develop a reseller partnership with EditShare and offer shared storage, MAM and archive systems.
Although much of Gas Electronic Systems work is now in IT and storage for media clients, Paul’s specialisms remain Avid and Apple support, shared storage systems and developing/supporting collaborative workflows for clients.
Rachael has over a decade of experience managing the finances of businesses across the Creative sector (Don’t Cry Wolf, GLOCK, Hard Numbers, bp-tv).
Brought up in the North East, her favourite Geordie saying, ‘shy bairns get nowt’, is a sentiment which certainly seems to define her attitude to work. Rachael seized upon the opportunity of extra time at home during maternity leave to build her own financial services agency focussing specifically on servicing creative agencies.
Like all the best accountants, she has an amazing grasp of detail, process and procedure. But what really distinguishes Rachael is her passion for providing her clients with amazing service.
In her words, ‘You can teach anyone to do a job, but you can’t teach everyone to care about it’.
And Rachael does care. She is a brilliant fit for HerioVisual!
Yives is commercial director of our post-production partner, Virtual Post.
With the global pandemic radically transforming the traditional face of production, two-week edits in plush Soho facilities are becoming scarcer by the day.
In rapid response, Virtual Post have applied creative thinking and advanced technology to reinvent the Soho post production experience virtually - anywhere.
Virtual Post bring virtual post-production infrastructure, fully supported by a team of edit assistants and post supervisors, that's real people with best-in-class technical and post production knowledge.
Their unique offering of high-quality facilities, flexible configuration and expert support makes Virtual Post the perfect partner for HerioVisual.
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