We're broadcast and film professionals who have done done everything from making small one-minute films for charities to taking our feature documentaries in to competition at Sundance and other international festivals. We make our own documentaries for TV, Radio, the Internet and Cinema but also make films for a multitude of clients.
Our in house expertise include: Broadcast quality full HD video production, animation and motion graphics, editing, script writing and voice overs. We also specialise in green screen video, slow motion, exceptional HD time-lapses, expert lighting design, art direction and location sourcing
We pride ourselves on being approachable and easy to work with and hope that you will have as much fun working with us as we do making films..
Mark has been working as a professional video producer and director for over ten years. He cut his teeth as a documentary cameraman and producer on a wide variety of TV programmes nationwide for ITV. In 2005 he moved into current affairs and began filming and directing episodes of The London Programme, a job for which he won the prestigious Royal Television Society Craft Award for Camerawork at the London awards in 2006. Since then he has continued making television for the major broadcasters and, after being present at the birth of reelnice, has filmed and directed many successful online and corporate projects and campaigns for clients such as Sony, Coral, Huddle, the Media Trust and others.
Confident filming on any digital format, an HD specialist, and a creative video editor, Mark has the technical expertise to take ideas and work them into polished finished productions.
Will's first foray in to television/film was with his authored feature documentary, 'In Prison My Whole Life' about death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal. The film featured Noam Chomsky, Alice Walker, Snoop Dogg and Mos Def amongst others. 'In Prison' was accepted to many international film festivals including Sundance, London and Rome and won best film at the Geneva and Paris Human Rights Film Festivals. Will then went on to work in television, working for ITV, Channel 4, the BBC and multiple satellite channels. Since starting reel nice, Will has directed 'Life After Guantanamo' for Current TV and produced and directed films for Puma, Nokia, Amnesty International, the Tate, and others.
As well as directing and producing, Will is also an editor and a keen follower of social network trends, having run a groundbreaking campaign with Amnesty International and Myspace for the launch of 'In Prison My Whole Life'.
Katie began working in TV/ film making in 2006, co-writing In Prison My Whole Life, which received global success and screened at international film festivals including Sundance, London and Rome, winning Best Film Prize at Human Rights Film Festival in Geneva. After co-producing More 4:True Stories feature doc Starsuckers, she began working on her own projects. Since co-founding Reel Nice, Katie has since gone on to set up a spin off company Reel Nice Films as well as US company Smoke & Apple with New York partner Carlye Rubin.
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Tim has been a freelance Director of Photography and Director since 2001. His background is in mainstream TV drama and comedy but he has also worked on documentaries for Discovery, music promos, commercials and has shot many of reelnice's latest films for Sony. Since working on one of the first mainstream Hi-Definiton dramas in 2003, Tim has been at the forefront of HD camera technology with a vast knowledge of all the new broadcast cameras. Tim has worked on many prestigious award winning shows including programmes such as 'The Office', 'The Bill' and the recently acclaimed 'Horrible Histories'. His recent DOP and operating credits include the 10 part HD reality drama 'Push' which aired in the autumn of 2010 on Fiver and CBBC's 'Pixelface'. He is currently working on a feature film. As well as his accolades within broadcast camerawork, Tim also recently directed a short film which was given permission by Ken Loach to be screened at 16 cinemas around the country prior to his film 'Looking for Eric'.
With over 10 years experience in design and animation Olly Hayes has worked in almost all fields of motion graphics. Setting up his own Motion graphics studio in 2008 and producing animations and graphics packages for nearly all the major UK channels including the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Sky and many more there is not much he can't turn his hand to.