PRODUCER / DIRECTOR
CHARLIE is a Producer/Director and DOP with over 10 years of experience working across a broad range of creative and factual projects, with a strong focus on documentary film and music content. His work has taken him across Europe & Africa where he has shot films in all sorts of environments - from the the opulent catwalks of Tommy Hilfiger’s international fashion shows to the desperate slums of South Western Uganda.
He’s shot & directed live music coverage with some of the world’s biggest bands on some of the UK’s biggest stages and studios including Glastonbury, Reading Festival, Brixton Academy, BBC Maida Vale & Abbey Road Studios.
Charlie is a director & co-founder of The Mono Grande.
PRODUCER / EDITOR
JACK is a versatile Shooting Director/Camera Operator with a strong background in Video Editing. He has shot & produced content for many of the biggest brands, broadcasters, agencies and charities out there. He’s directed & produced live streaming events, including the recently sold out O2 Afrorepublik music event for Live Nation UK.
He has cemented his place as a senior creative video editor across many award winning post production studios and agencies including Vertigo Films, The 10 Group and Gramercy Park Studios. He attained the position of Offline Editor for Gramercy Park Studios, where he worked across a variety of Television Commercials.
Jack is a director & co-founder of The Mono Grande.
WRITER / DIRECTOR
SIMON is an accomplished journalist and filmmaker with 15+ years experience in documentary production. From the jungles of Chiapas to the streets of Palestine he has reported extensively from the social justice and environmental frontlines. Credits include: BBC Storyville; C4 60min special The Antics Roadshow; C4 Alt World and HBO’s Vice News - highlights of which include 2015’s Breaking Borders dispatch series about the refugee crisis in Serbia and Hungary.
His first doc – shot on mini DV – was selected to open the SF Docfest and broadcast on three continents. His 2012 documentary Borderland – about the contradictory nature of the Syrian revolution and it’s potential to destabilise Lebanon – was premiered at the Frontline Club and selected by Dochouse. His film Boom and Bust introduced the street artist Banksy to his first TV audience. He is an award winning print journalist.