The Team

Matt HookingsIMDb-Logo.23962421_stdtwitter-icon-blue Instagram Link

matt-hookings-portraitMatt has built a wealth of knowledge working with some of the industry’s top talent Including Angelina Jolie, Michael Caine and Tom Cruise. Working as an actor inspired the creation of Camelot Films. Matt brings a fresh, innovative approach and is recognised for his determination and passion within the film industry. Matt has worked in a variety of high profile productions including Les Miserables (2013), Maleficent (2014), Edge of Tomorrow (2014) and Alice through the Looking Glass (2016). He also played a young Michael Caine in 2015. Matt wrote, produced and acted in Then & Now (2015) alongside Julian Glover. The film has currently won 15 awards at festivals around the world.

 

CREATIVE ASSOCIATES

DOP's

Andre Govia, DOP

Andre has worked in the media industry for the past 12 years as a professional cinematographer and locations manager. His training began with the Arri lighting course in 1999 after working for MTV in Miami for 5 years and assisting with Set design for HBO on shows such as Life with Damion Lewis. Andre is also a credited and published photographer with a number of books currently in major shops around the world.

Joao Cerqueira, DOP

During school Joao shot his first documentary film and fell in love with cinematography – the ability to paint with light, to balance the chiaroscuro, to create emotion with images and ultimately touch someone’s soul. The fine balance between technology and creativity, what equipment to use to better translate the story emotionally is what drives him. Joao works as a DoP, lighting and shooting commercials, music videos and films.

David Wright, DOP

After shooting several 16mm films at university, David moved to London and began working in the camera department. He spent a number of years working on productions such as Robin Hood, National Treasure: Book of Secrets as well as hundreds of commercials and TV shows. Once he made the transition to director of photography, David quickly gained recognition for his work. David has films screening at various film festivals in 2015, including Palm Springs, Sundance and SxSW. Other recent projects include a national campaign for Cineworld as well as work for Sky, Samsung, McCain, Viasat and Gordon’s Gin. Based in London.

Suki Mok, DOP

A self-taught cinematographer and filmmaker, his work has been on show at many London film festivals, including Cannes and MTV. He has also recently won two awards at the 2013 London 48hr Film competition. Currently, he is working with musicians from Moby and Amy Winehouse’s touring bands and a documentary on UK immigration with an emphasis on ethnic minority artists and musicians. Suki graduated with degrees in both Architecture and Music and runs a photography & film studio in West London.

Editors

Iain Thomson, Editor

 Iain is a film editor based in London. He has been editing narrative film since 2010, and has edited three films for Camelot – ‘The Marauders’, ‘God’s Gift’ and ‘Perfect Match’. He has a wealth of experience and primarily uses final cut. Other work includes music videos, TV, documentary and pilots. He has assisted and assembly edited a number of feature films with narrative film being his passion. He cuts on Avid, FCP and Premiere.

Dominic Lee, Editor

Dom is a film editor and sound designer who has been involved in many of Camelot’s productions. He has built up a wide variety of credits including shorts, music videos and documentaries. Also a filmmaker in his own right, he has produced a number of well received short films. He edits on Avid Media Composer.

Sam Woodcock, Colourist

Previously from a post-production background, colourist Sam Woodcock has developed his skills to a high standard working on experimental and dramatic short films, features, music videos, commercials and documentaries. A lover of both dramatic and documentary storytelling Sam enjoys helping bring a story to life all the way through from the shoot to the end product on screen. Credits include Exmoor National Park Commercials,Invisible Circus: No Dress Rehearsal (feature), Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust and Perfect Match, among others.

VFX and Post Production

Chris Hardman, VFX Artist

Working in the Visual Effects Industry, Chris has developed his skills on some of the biggest films, including the Harry Potter and Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, Avatar, Terminator Salvation and The Great Gatsby. Chris has always had a passion for moving images, whether it be animation or live action. After falling in love with film while studying Graphic Design at College and University, he created many short animated projects, including a D&AD award winning ident. Chris recently directed and produced his first film ‘Pollen’.

Alan Andrade, D.I.T & Colourist

Alan studied at one of best private universities in Brazil, and works freelance in both editing and colour grading. With his own mobile editing suit he is able to edit and grade on location or at home for real time grade and play back with no rendering. He is skilled in Premiere Pro, Avid Media and FCP and recently finishing a DaVinci Resolve advanced grading course at OnLine-Creative.

Luke Charalambous, VFX Artist

Luke is a freelance VFX compositor born in Reading, Berkshire. Having studied Graphic & digital art, he has a broad range of skills ranging from Compositing, 2D/3D Tracking and Rotoscoping. Luke has worked on a number of short films and projects as a VFX compositor.

Sound

Simon Slater, Composer

Simon is an Olivier nominated composer and has written original scores for over 300 productions for theatre, film and television. Simon is a multi-instrumentalist in his own right, playing the clarinet, tenor, Alto and soprano sax, piano, guitar, ukulele, mandolin and bass. He is based in South West London and is a Member of the British Academy of Composers and Songwriters.

James Wichall, Sound Designer

Operating out of Pinewood Studios, James is a multi-talented sound editor and dubbing mixer. He has built up an impressive portfolio of clients and credits in film and television sound production including Channel 4’s Skins, MPC’s Dorian Gray and BBC’s Da Vinci’s Demons. Having worked from the ground up, initially as sound department runner, he gained experience working with industry professionals and has become a trusted all-round skilled sound engineer.

Nathaniel Kastoryano, Sound Mixer

Nathaniel is an Experienced, hardworking production sound mixer and contributes effective ideas to enhance the sound on set. He has built up a large list of film, TV & Commercial clients including Nike and Lucozade. His latest venture was on the new series of 24: Live Another Day.

Media Development

Mat Newcomb, Multimedia & Web

Matt has long term experience in media development, design and photography. Having headed up design and multimedia projects across multiple media channels and worked internationally to develop effective media solutions for many well known companies.

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Stunts

Andrius Davidenas, Stunt Performer

Andrius has appeared in Kick Ass 2, Red 2, Die Hard 6, and Fury. He is professionally trained in martial arts, including kung-Fu, karate and Aikido. His first stunt performing show was for Vogue. He was a stunt performer for three seasons in The Adventures of Robin Hood. His qualifications include; high diving, rock climbing, kickboxing, scuba diving, gymnastics and trampolining.

Andrej Riabokon, Stunt Performer

Andrej has recently worked as a stunt performer on some huge productions including Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Fury (2014), Thor: The Dark World (2013) and Cinderella (2015). His professional skills range in Martial arts, gymnastics, rock climbing, skydiving, high falls, fire burns, driving and weapons handling.

Design and Concept

Paul Pattison, Production Designer

Paul grew up with aspirations to work in the creative industry and completed a degree in Architecture at the University of Plymouth. After leaving University he proceeded to develop his filmmaking skills. Using his keen eye for detail and design, he gained experience on some major motion pictures including Edge of Tomorrow (2014), SkyFall (2012), Wrath Of The Titans (2012) and Captain America (2011). He has headed up the art department on a number of short film projects including three with Camelot.

Lazaros Pasdekis, Concept Artist

Laz was born in Thessaloniki, Greece. He is a classically trained artist and proficient in traditional media but predominantly works digitally. He completed a bachelor’s degree for illustration and visual communication at the University of Westminster.

Jenny Gilleece, Graphic Designer

Jenny moved to London shortly after completing her degree in English and Media & Communication Studies at the University of Limerick, Ireland. She spends most of her time doing freelance work in the media, motion arts and music industries in a multitude of disciplines. She specialises in marketing, writing and graphic design. Legend has it that Jenny was born on a Trivial Pursuit board, which makes her an ideal source for obscure fact-checking.

Patric Salo, Photographer

Patric is a versatile craftsman happy to paint others in a good light. Originally from Sweden, this 9-year Londoner is now an avid shutterbug. He mainly shoots portraits and editorial style work along with bands/artist promos. For anyone with interesting or challenging visions, Patric loves to take them on!

Jim Nilsson, Photographer

Jim is a Swedish filmmaking graduate of Kingston University. He has trained as a photographer in the UK and in his native Sweden. His short films have been screened all over the UK, including at the prestigious British Film Institute (BFI). He is currently working on behalf of Google as a business photographer and is finishing a feature length film.

Production

Marius Smuts, Assistant Director

Born and raised on the outskirts of Johannesburg, South Africa, Marius is an award winning filmmaker who has written, produced and worked on various films which have been selected at film festivals across the world including the San Gio Video Festival, Hong Kong Arts Festival, Beijing Film Festival and the Portobello Film Festival. He is an experienced 1st Assistant Director, having worked on a variety of music videos, TV programmes and feature films. Marius studied BA Film Studies and MA TV Production at University College Falmouth.

Jay Gill, Festival & Marketing Manager

Jay is responsible for our international film festival promotion and marketing of the company as a whole. He deals with distribution aspects and clients in all markets across the globe.

Irene Gomez, Production Manager

Irene has been fascinated by cinema since she was a child. She was born in Seville, Spain, where she studied Audio-visual Communication. During that time, she set up a production company, with which they produced several music videos, short films and advertisements. She completed her last year in the Netherlands and as soon she finish her studies she moved to London in search of new opportunities. Here she has had the opportunity to take part in a lot of different projects and work as a freelance developing video contents for different clients and of course us at Camelot Films. 

Camera

Mustafa Bulman, Assistant Camera

Bulman is a very dedicated camera assistant and a passionate filmmaker who has worked on various projects from documentaries to TV drama, music videos to feature films. He is a great team player with a great sense of humour with a can do attitude and never ending energy which makes him a great asset to any production he works on. He is always on the lookout for original projects and opportunities to bring film magic to life.

Teresa Correia, 2nd Assistant Camera

Teresa was born in Madeira, Portugal and spent most of her childhood playing sports. After watching Tim Burton’s Ed Wood (a biography about the worse film director in history) she decided she wanted to become a filmmaker. At the age of 19 she moved to London to study a degree in film at Kingston University, London. She finished her studies in 2012 and since then has been working as a freelance camera assistant on almost all of Camelot’s Productions.

Make-up and Costume

Gabriella Kovago, Costume Designer

Gaby is an independent Costume Designer currently working on several short and feature productions. Her design work combines her hands on experience with fashion design knowledge, attention to detail and passion about creating beautiful dresses with love for the art of storytelling.

Rebecca Hall, Hair & Make-up Artist

Rebecca holds a BA Honours Degree in Costume, Technical Effects and Make Up For the Performing Arts from The London College of Fashion. She has a wide range of skills including Prosthetic Design, Sculpture, Wig Making, Postiche, and Casualty Make up. She has worked on many productions including feature films, shorts, music videos and theatre productions.

Nicola Pope, Hair & Make-up Artist

Nicola trained at Greasepaint School of Film, Theatre and TV Make Up. She has worked on films such as Adulthood and Keith Lemon: The Film. Nicola is also fully trained in hair and beauty therapy.

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Mat Newcomb

Matt has long term experience in media development, design and photography. He has headed up design and multimedia projects across multiple media channels and worked internationally to develop effective media solutions for many well known companies. Working with film, photography, animation , 3D, Audio/music composition and web technologies, Mat is able to create and combine media assets effectively to help clients convey their message. For more of his work, please visit: nukemedia.uk

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Chris Hardman, Creative DirectorIMDb-Logo.23962421_std

Working in the Visual Effects Industry for a long time, Chris has developed his skills on some of the biggest films, including the Harry Potter and Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, Avatar, Terminator Salvation and The Great Gatsby. Chris has always had a passion for moving images, whether it be animation or live action. He created many short animated projects, including a D&A award winning ident. Chris recently directed and produced his film Pollen and is currently a producing a feature film titled Winter Ridge (2017) which is starring Hannah Waddingham (Game of Thrones) and Olwen Kelly (The autopsy of Jane Doe)

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Irene

Irene has been fascinated by cinema since she was a child. She was born in Seville, Spain, where she studied Audio-visual Communication. During that time, she set up a production company, with which they produced several music videos, short films and advertisements. She moved to London in search of new opportunities and joined Camelot Films. With Camelot she has had the opportunity to take part in many different projects, from development and producing, all the way to post-production and creative design. She also works part time at RSA (Ridley Scott Associates) and as a freelance developing video contents for various clients around the world.

Alistair Ager, Creative Director

Creativity being his passion, Alistair knew from a young age that film is the path he was to follow. Studying Literature at University in London through his love for storytelling, he embarked on the production of short films in which he wrote and directed.  Since then he has provided screenwriting, script editing, coverage as well as developing and writing his own feature screenplays. Alistair is part of the whole creative process at Camelot from concept to delivery and is currently working on the development of a feature film titled Winter Ridge (2017).

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Jamie ChambersIMDb-Logo.23962421_stdtwitter-icon-blue Instagram Link

Jamie has worked on some of the highest budget films in recent years, amassing a wealth of knowledge whilst working with the likes of Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise, Colin Firth and Joanne Froggatt. He has branched out into many areas of film production, including 2nd unit direction, Stunts and producing. Jamie has worked both in front and behind the camera on a variety of high profile productions including Fury (2014), Kingsman (2015) and Star Wars VII (2016).

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Daniella

Daniella studied Film and Media at St Mary’s University and Film Studies for her Masters at UCL where she garnered theoretical and practical knowledge and skills. Born in New York City, Daniella comes from a multi-cultural family with a French-Brazilian father and a Japanese mother. She has continued to work on more independent projects since joining Camelot Films.