About Me

A very busy person...

I am an award winning story producer and serial screen sector entrepreneur.  Founder of movie production company White Lantern Film Productions Ltd, corporate production company Light Side Productions Ltd, crewing company Freelancer Direct Ltd, location management business I-Permit Tech Ltd, and supporter of arts and education through Insight Interactive Education CIC.

As an entrepreneur I have developed a vertically integrated cluster of independent businesses within the entertainment and the creative sector. As a producer I have worked on a range of movies, shorts, documentaries and corporate films, read on to find out more about them or check out my filmography, how to talk or stalk me or how I’d change the world.

Selected by Film London as an Emerging Producer, I grow my diverse award winning screen sector businesses in Bournemouth producing a range of drama and factual content alongside B2B and B2C content. I have won the Arts University College Bournemouth Business Challenge Award twice and I have been nominated by the British Council for Young Screen Entrepreneur. With four screen and entertainment businesses, I have used my entrepreneur skills to create the largest and fastest growing screen sector business in Dorset with a combined group turnover of over £1m.

As the founder and senior Producer of White Lantern Film I have a range of feature credits including:

Drying to Freedom d. Steven Lake, p. Adam J Merrifield (World Première Eco Focus Film Festival)
Multi-award winning documentary about our planet’s economic and environmental future which hangs on an unlikely thread: the clothesline.

Emulsion d. Suki Singh, p. Adam J Merrifield
Psychological noir about a man looking for his missing Wife.

Silent Things (short) d. Rob Brown, p. Adam J Merrifield (World Premiere Raindance Film Festival)

My full Filmography is here.

Through my corporate and commercial production company The Light Side, (formerly White Circle Productions), I have produced content for a number of brands including Garmin, Mizuno, Sony, Kraft, Nestle, J P Morgan and LV=.  Our aim is to tell stories whether this is through drama, documentaries or for a business and bring some movie magic to brighten up businesses and brands.  The company is the largest video production company in the county and has the largest full-time post-production facility of its type in the area.

Recently rebranded Insight Interactive Education (formerly Strawberry Lantern Events) helps cultivate arts and educational opportunities in Bournemouth to ensure that the town we are based in engages and develops the arts.  We manage  B-Reel, a local short film networking event which aims to bring creatives together to watch and celebrate short movies.

With a variety of business interests all working together to enhance the creative economy, telling stories and enriching the lives of audiences and the teams behind the scenes, I enjoy my role as producer  entrepreneur.  Check out this site to find out more about me and the businesses I started and manage.