commercial works

Gauguin – a dangerous life

Director: Patricia Wheatley

Timed to coincide with the exhibition of Gauguin's portraits at the National Gallery, the 90' film (including a 30' guided tour of the exhibition) will be released in cinemas nationwide on 15th October.

Discovery Education

Producer: Susie Staples

Music for several Discovery Education programmes.

Commercials Showreel

Dettol Surface Cleaner, Oil of Olay, Head and Shoulders, Supradyn, Solpadeine, Heinz.

The Rose

Short promotional film by jewellery designer Eliane Fattal: the making of The Rose.

Hokusai

Director: Patricia Wheatley

Japan's greatest artist.
British Museum and NHK co-production.
Cinema release 4th June 2017.

Eccentria

A Mustique Tale

Lord Glenconner and the island of Mustique.

Discobolus

The Discus Thrower

British Museum film about the famous discus thrower: a marble copy of the lost bronze original of the fifth century BC.

Messiah

Director: Chris Swann
Words: Chris Swann (after Isaiah)

On-going film project

18th century costume drama highlighting the plight of London's abandoned children and celebrating the three great men who sought to find a solution.

How to start a revolution

Producer/Director: Ruaridh Arrow

The story of the power of people to change their world, the modern revolution and the man behind it all: Gene Sharp, the world's leading expert on non-violent revolutions.

Pavlopetri

Exploring the oldest submerged city in the world (music not used).

Dettol cold and flu ball

Dettol spray

Amazon, Super River

Producer: Emma Rigney

Exploring the greatest river on earth. Stunning photography and aerial pictures and a comprehensive look at the Amazon’s incredible inhabitants and fascinating history.

Car Booty

Cheeky morning show about junk that gets sold at car boot sales (music not used).

Michaela’s Zoo Babies

Director: Susie Staples

Michaela Strachan guides us through the highs and lows of the new born in zoos and animal parks across the country.

Dettol ‘raw snacks’

Age of Terror

Series tracing the modern history of terrorism (music not used).

Dettol surface cleaner

Daphne

Director: Clare Beavan

Drama exploring the secret love life of Daphne du Maurier, based on personal letters and biographies. Unrequited passion and forbidden desire lead to a life-changing affair with an irreverent actress.

The whale that swam to London

Director: Toby MacDonald

The tale of the whale that got lost and swam up the Thames. Despite great efforts to save her, she died, but in doing so revealed much to science.

Disappearing Britain: Tea

Director: Richard Shaw

Elephants can remember

Director: Enyd Williams

Agatha Christie.
Dramatised by Michael Bakewell

Dumb Witness

Words: Enyd Williams

Daniel Libeskind – the making of an architect

Director: Chris Swann

The story of the architect of the Jewish Museum in Berlin who rose to prominence when he became the master planner of the rebuilding of Ground Zero.

K9 cops

Director: Susie Staples

The riddle of Einstein’s brain

Director: Tom Cholmondeley

Two scientists set out to find the remnants of Einstein's brain. Does genius reside in human tissue, or is it something more mysterious and incorporeal?

The Beatle Diaries

Director: Alan Ravenscroft

From Liverpool to San Francisco: the story of The Beatles from 1963 to 1969.

The mysterious affair at Styles

Director: Enyd Williams

And it came to pass…

Narration: Timothy West

The Christmas Story told in music and the words of the Gospels.

World Class Trains

Director: Alan Ravenscroft

On board some of the world’s most luxurious locomotives in some of the world’s most exotic locations.

The Kings and Queens of England

Producer: Rachael Griffiths

The enthralling story of the English Crown, from the dark days of the Anglo-Saxons to the House of Windsor.

Troy: myth or reality?

Producer: Steve Gillham

Blenheim

Producer: Holly Elson

Voices from another room

Director: Peter Kavanagh

The moving and the still

Director: Peter Kavanagh

The adventure of the Christmas pudding

Director: Enyd Williams

One, two, buckle my shoe

Director: Enyd Williams

Agatha Christie.
Dramatised by Michael Bakewell.

The mysterious hanging coffins of China

Director: Toby Macdonald

Unravelling the legend of the extinct Bo people and their extraordinary legacy: coffins clinging perilously to cliffs.
Winner: Best Documentary, Asian TV Awards 2004.

Women at war

Producer: Alan Ravenscroft

Under siege

Producer: Holly Elson

Europe’s secret armies

Producer: Bob Franklin

Napoleon’s Peninsular Campaign

Producer: Audrey Healy

The real story of ‘Sharpe’s War’: a defining moment of the 19th century.

Death in their hands

Producer: Gavin Bott

The reality of small arms combat and the development of weapons such as machine guns and flame throwers.

The Barn

Director: Ruaridh Webster

Surreal dark humour: the tale of two brothers locked in a barn by a pair of ruthless gangsters. Fantasies, hallucinations and a sheep...
**Winner: Raindance Award 2004**

Diving into history (3 programmes)

Director: Tim Malyon

Sluk – wild in your garden

Director: Susie Staples

Taboo

Director: Holly Elson

Entertaining and illuminating factual series on sexual taboos. Everything you can imagine and more...

Doubletake

Comedy using celebrity look-alikes playing their doubles in embarrassing situations (music not used).

Ghost Rig

Director: Julian Kean

Horror: a group of young environmental activists boards an abandoned oil rig, but the rig is not as empty as they first thought... A confrontation with evil ensues and a battle for survival.

Mervyn

Director: Katy Milner

Animation: young Mervyn’s imaginary world of spies and secret agents becomes real when his mother’s prize-winning cat, Maximus, is stolen.

The new face of leprosy

Director: Jenny Barraclough

CNN Traveller

Director: Amanda Maso

Film Moi

Director: Tor McLaren

Fatal Production

Director: Tor McLaren

Flagship ID

Director: Rob Kelly

Writer’s Block

Director: Rob Kelly

Bob the Builder Anthem

An anthem for the fabled builder that, sadly, did not make it onto the album. Sung by Tom Smail.

Nickitivity

A song for a Nickelodeon programme that didn’t get made.
Performed by Tom Smail.

Penguins – cool bird in a hot spot

Producer: Cluny South

An uplifting look at the unlikely inhabitants of Boulders Beach, Cape Town. These delightful birds have swapped their traditional island home for a life in the city.

Eat dirt

Director: Alison Turner

Flower Power

Producer: Emma Rigney

Nature’s Fury

Producer: Emma Rigney

Sharpstone Hall

Director: Chris Godfrey

All the right moves

Director: Susie Staples

The things we do for love

Director: Chris Godfrey

Glimpse

Director: Mark Staufer

Anime Interstitials

Director: Mark Staufer

Shrink

Director: James Dean

Psychological relationship drama: impotence, humour, betrayal and revenge.

Deadly Vipers

Producer: Phil Chapman

The greatest danger is the one that's hidden... Vipers kill more people than any other creature on earth, but there is much to admire in their beauty and their cunning.

This one’s for you

Director: Dan Berbridge

Music video request show, allowing viewers to dedicate a song and send a message to someone in their lives.

A car stopped…

Director: Ruaridh Webster

Omnibus (“Jennifer Saunders at the barre”)

Director: Jenny de Yong

Hot Pursuits

Director: Alan Ravenscroft

A house in Spain

Director: Nick Davies

Style Street

Director: Chris Wise

Bloomberg Techline

Director: Tori McLaren

Oil of Olay

Head and Shoulders

BP

Kingsbury Square

Director: Chris Godfrey

The trials and tribulations of renovating and refurbishing a Georgian house.

Hitchcock Weekend

Director: James Dean

Trailer for one of the Hitchcock films that provided a weekend feast for fans of the Master of Suspense.

Once upon a time in Letterland

Once upon a time in Letterland

Director: Timm Burgess
Lyrics: David Lloyd

The fourth in the award-winning animation series that makes it fun for small children to learn to read. Monkey joins Annie Apple, Clever Cat, Fireman Fred and the gang.
Three songs, sung by Gary Howard.

Sci-Fi Channel Idents

Director: Tor McLaren

Tension and release, the scary becomes the everyday: three examples of a successful Sci-Fi Channel technique.

Letterland: A Christmas Story

Director: Timm Burgess

Christmas comes to Letterland with games and food and entertainment; but Father Christmas is too busy to come this year, so who will fetch the presents? The second in the series.

Living Colour

Producer: Emma Rigney

Stingers

Producer: Jerry Short

A wild romance (Titles only)

Producer: Susie Staples

Birds Behaving Badly

Producer: Phil Chapman

The magnificent Frigate Bird: a bird that pushes every boundary to the limit; a pirate of the oceans, majestic, but with a mean streak.

Jazz Week

A house in France

Director: Bob Franklin

Supradyn

Detective Dippy Duck

Director: Timm Burgess

The second in the series. Dippy Duck is called upon to play detective when the Quarrelsome Queen's quilt goes missing.

The Verge

Director: Ruaridh Webster

Cross Jeans (‘Original’)

Cross Jeans (‘Quarrel’)

Cross Jeans (‘Twister’)

Save the Tiger

Director: Daniel Kleinman

No holds barred cinema short drawing attention to the dwindling number of tigers in India.

The Letterland Story

Director: Timm Burgess

The first in the award-winning series of Letterland videos.