When working with Blue Sky, the people you’ll meet in early discussions, will be the people you’ll deal with during the entire production process. We don’t win work and then pass it down to juniors.
That means at every stage of production you’ll be talking to experienced professionals who understand your market, your business and your creative needs. All our clients have at least two points of contact, providing an uninterrupted dialogue throughout the life of a project. This enables a robust level of service at all times.
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Richard BrattonProducer / Director / Editor
Richard brings with him a wealth of ideas and an extensive understanding of many markets. His career encompasses heavyweight promotion for Coca-Cola, Cadbury, Schweppes and Camelot, producing over twenty TV adverts and launching well known brands around the globe. Since 2000, Richard has broadened his portfolio producing media and events for a diverse range of SME’s, blue chip, public sector, third sector and broadcast clients. Richard sets the bar high whether on set or applying his skills in the edit to maintain artistic integrity while keeping a clear focus on client’s commercial aims.
Judith SeegersProducer / Video Marketing
Judith is our resident digital marketing expert and makes it her business to stay up to date with online video distribution tactics. Judith supports clients in maximising ROI and reaching target audiences successfully. In contrast to her ‘Geeky’ side, she can be found on shoots conducting interviews, putting participants at ease and ensuring that production goes smoothly. With over a decade’s experience in the health and education sectors respectively, she comes to the fore on projects where emotional and social sensitivities are paramount. Judith maintains full DBS clearance.
Paul WatsonProducer / Director / Writer
Paul is a highly experienced creative film maker and writer who specialises in taking an ordinary concept and fashioning it into a stand –out film. Thirty years global shooting for clients such as Olympus, British Red Cross, BP and Orange have given Paul an all- round knowledge of every challenge production can throw at client and crew alike. He is one of the safest pair of hands in the business and a fountain of ideas whatever the budget and brief demands. He always has a smile and a solution-no matter what – whether it’s a nervous CEO in front of the lens or an errant raincloud spoiling the shot.
Andy has a talent for stunning and artful film-making with imagery that betrays his beginnings in music videos. His track record in that sphere speaks volumes, with numerous MTV awards and Grammy nominations. His commercials include blue-chip clients, from beer brands to automotive and lifestyle products. Andy is happy to meet the creative challenges of working within smaller budget ranges – which reveals his passion for film in all aspects. His ability to work within budget and to a tight turn around has been honed over many years, yet his awards are testament to his outstanding results.
Nick TaylorDirector of Photography
Nick is noted for coupling slick visuals with immense attention to detail, whether in a small office or far flung location. He is trusted by global brands to deliver on time and on budget with buckets of style. Nick’s unrivalled background in top flight broadcast commercials and for the digital arena encompasses boutique brands and services, right through to global campaigns fronted by international stars like Keira Knightly, Roger Federer and Sir David Beckham. Equally, Nick can turn his talents to the smallest table-top product shoots and that’s explained by his favourite mantra, “the devil is in the detail”.
Tim is an award-winning animation producer, blending a love of the quirky, strong comedy timing, production savviness and an appreciation of the importance of deadlines. Tim has worked in animation for over 25 years and has produced animation and graphics for ‘Absolutely’, ‘Two Fat Ladies’ (C4), ‘Mr Bean’ and ‘Have I Got News For You’ (BBC). Other credits include: ‘I am not an Animal’, ‘Horrible Histories’, (the animated bits – for BBC) ‘Dara O’Briain’s School of Hard Sums’, (Dave) ‘Man Down’, (C4) ‘The Cow that Almost Missed Christmas’ and ‘Warren United’ (ITV).