Directors

A bit about our directors…

work_headshotSarah Jane Gabb

Sarahjane has been Multi Platform Producer & Director for 17 years – working with every kind of creative outlet – production companies to digital agencies – bespoke design outlets major multi national advertising organizations – numerous record labels and media/TV channels.

SJ is a leader in the field of Multi Platform Media – Producing world first in mobile advertising and web page take overs. With an extensive history in Agency Creative Production – SJ has produced every kind of content for all digital platforms, strong leadership and exceptional creative skill has lead her work to be awarded in music, film, commercial, interactive, viral & social content.

“Sarahjane is a shining star in her field” – Robin Lewis of Publicis, Engine Dare and Emo current Head of Marketing & Strategy at The National Trust.

“If I were to describe Sarahjane in one sentence… Unstoppable, boundless creativity, boundless determination! – John Banks- Ex Int Chairman of Y&R Current Chairman Draft FCB

“SJ gave me complete peace of mind and ensured the delivery was of the highest caliber..” Marcus Jones Quigley – Leo Burnett – Iris – Currently Account Director at Jaguar Range Rover

 

Dominic-Dandridge headshotDom Dandridge – Digital Content Director

With a meticulous attention to detail and a rich diversity of skills, Dom has ability to keep a cool head under pressure. As an artist who trained as an engineer, he understands the requirements of both groups and communicates well between them.

His main focus over the last 6 years has been directing, producing and editing digital productions and filmic documentaries under his creative label ‘CREATE4LONDON’ & ‘CREATE4TV’ Including a short film that was featured at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival. Dom’s has also worked with world leading live music & entertainment productions for top artists like David Bowie, Robbie Williams, Kylie Minogue, Genesis and many others. Dom’s conceptual creativity & strong corporate identity allows his work to deliver a harder advertising impact; expanding brands to a vast global audience.

Luke Biggins

Luke started off as a cameraman for television, Luke soon found himself producing and ultimately directing music videos. In 2003, Luke signed to production company Stunning, and while writing for and working with major acts in music, Luke always stayed involved and worked with up and coming urban artists in the UK scene.

In 2006, Luke directed over 100 music videos, as well as producing, filming or editing for other music, commercial and television productions. Last year also saw Luke directing 18 television shows for the massively successful African MTN Network. . In early 2005 Luke directed coverage for the Metal Hammer Awards as well as the massive Tsunami Relief Concert at Hammersmith Palais.

Never afraid to get his hands dirty, he also prides himself in getting completely involved and can often be seen setting up lights, loading camera trucks or even making coffee for the crew. Luke has worked with large budgets, but at the same time been involved with the other end, Luke has accomplished a lot of things in the few years he has been directing.Along the way, he has worked with the likes of Sway, Blak Twang, Ludacris, The All Saints, Lily Allen, Chocolate Puma, Bigz, Juggy D, Veronica, Hinda Hicks, Bloc Party, SLK, Podgy Figures, Million Dan, Sincere, Daniel Beddingfield, Terri Walker, Zena, Estelle, Doc Brown, Pyrelli and Moorish Delta 7 to name just a few. Recently, Luke has worked with Publicis Dialog on the new Renault Clio Sport campaign, directing not only the Yahoo takeover page also a controversial viral advert, Luke picked up the ‘Best Music Video Director’ award at the Best of British/Channel U Awards. As well as this achievements, Luke also holds a top UK Hip Hop award for best video and a Barcelona Film Festival award.

Claudia Solti

Claudia Solti graduated from Oxford University with an MA in English. She directed her first play “The Love of A Nightingale” whilst training to be an actress at LAMDA. The play received critical acclaim at the Edinburgh Festival and Claudia went on to direct “The Mad Woman in the Attic” at the Riverside Studios and “The Duchess of Malfi” and “Uncle Vanya” at LAMDA.

Her first short film, “Shotgun Wedding”, written by Rowan Joffe and Amit Gupta, was highly commended at the Regis London Short Film Festival and nominated at both the New York Shorts International Film Festival and Melbourne Film Festival. Claudia completed her second film, “Chasing Heaven”, written by Bridget Hurst and produced by Barbara Stone.

“Chasing Heaven” was selected to play in competition at numerous international film festivals, including: official selection at the Venice International Film Festival, Brisbane, Toronto, Manchester, Vermont, Palm Springs, LA Shorts Film Festival ,Cleveland and the British Independent Film Festival. It also received a jury award at the New York Short Film Festival and was highly commended at the Turner Classic Movies/Regus London Film Festival.

Both “Shotgun Wedding” and “Chasing Heaven” were selected by the British Council to represent Britain on the international film festival circuit.

Claudia went on to direct her first feature length film “That’s For Me” which she co-wrote and co produced. The film is currently in post production with executive producer Andras Hamori ( ‘Crash’, ‘ Morvern Caler’, ‘ 51st State’, ‘Sunshine’, ‘The Sweet Hereafter”) and has been funded by the UK Film Council.

 

 

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