VideoMastery has the most experienced video production trainers in the country, with over 150 years of production experience between them.

This ensures that you will receive the highest standard of training, interspersed by instructional anecdotes and invaluable tips that can only be shared by someone who has worked extensively within the industry.

Each instructor has a great passion for video production which is reflected in the enthusiastic way they present their training and their desire to ensure the highest standards in the next generation of film makers.

Ian Sandall

Ian Sandall is a highly-experienced trainer with a wide-ranging TV and video background encompassing producing and directing, scriptwriting, filming, editing and voiceovers.

Ian trained and worked for many years at the BBC.

As well as being an active practitioner in corporate and training film production, Ian also trains degree-level students and businesspeople in TV production and the use of associated editing software.

James Dingle

Over the last ten years, James has edited – with combinations of VFX, colourgrading, audio design, and supervising workflow – internal and viral content for many listed and Forbes Global companies, through over a dozen Creative agencies. Plus, he has multiple broadcast credits in each of these disciplines.

James has also trained hundreds of students at elite Creative Arts training colleges. His sessions are designed to make Creativity functional, and Technical skills accessible.

Kathryn Wolfe

Kathryn has over 30 years in the Television Industry of which 20+ years was spent as a BBC/ITV director.

She spent 12 years as a Senior Lecturer Media Performance & TV Production at University of Bedfordshire.

She is the author of two leading text books “So You Want to be a TV Presenter” & “The TV Presenter’s Career Handbook” and has spent 20+ years of delivering presenting coaching across UK in a variety of settings and organisations.

She is a regularly newsreader for Radio Suffolk and a video presenter at the Univerity of Law.

Robert S. Douglas

A freelance Colourist, Editor and Visual Effects Artist with over 20 years experience with post production in colour correction, online/offline editing, and visual effects for feature films, commercials, music videos, concerts, and documentaries.

He was based in Hollywood for much of this time working on numerous feature films, film trailers, music videos and sporting events.

Robert was a member of the faculty of Columbia College, Hollywood teaching editing and After Effects.

Currently edits, conforms and colour grades independent feature films, commercials and TV.

Lloyd Ludgrove

A confident, methodical, and highly motivated Visual Storyteller, with an eye for detail and clear problem-solving skills. Over the last 16 years he has worked directly with a wide variety of clients across multiple sectors developing and delivering imaginative, inspiring and innovative Digital Media content to help clients achieve their goals.

His  creative passions have always been complimented by a desire to discover new ideas and concepts, ways of working and tools to improve efficiency. In every project he has sought to develop innovative and creative solutions to a client’s problem, particularly when seeking to represent their product or service in a fresh and engaging way.

David Briscoe

A Videographer, Director of Photography and Senior Editor. More recently moved into narrative film as the colourist for two independent films.

Was the head of a media and film department in Further Education. 10 years of success across several different educational providers, namely sixth form and colleges across the UK. Here he taught Media and Film across different qualifications from A Level, BTEC and HND on both theoretical and practical aspects. Expertise with cinema cameras, DSLRs, Mirrorless, audio, lighting, drone (I’m a certified commercial drone operator) gimbal filming, Over 15 years experience with Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Lightroom, and DaVinci Resolve Studio.

Kirsty Malcolm

Kirsty is a former Scottish Television News Journalist and Press Association Broadcast Producer. She’s worked for 5 News, Channel 4, Reuters and AFP producing breaking news from across the globe. As an On-screen Reporter she covered stories as varied as IndyRef and serious crime to movie premieres and royal weddings. As a TV Journalist she has interviewed high profile people from Nicola Sturgeon and Boris Johnson to business leaders like Richard Branson, pop stars Emma Bunton and Craig David and even royalty having filmed The Queen and Fergie for the Teenage Cancer Trust.

As a passionate storyteller with journalism in her DNA, Kirsty has been working with brands and broadcasters for over a decade such as Disney, Mercedes F1, Amazon and the NHS amongst others.

She has won BAFTA and Oscar nominating awards.

Peter Middleton

Peter has produced over 1,300 corporate videos for over 37 years in over 30 countries throughout the world.

Recognising the increasing requirement for corporates and organisations of all sizes to have video production expertise in-house Peter began providing Video Production Masterclasses, over 7-years ago, to training, HR and marketing teams in Lloyds Bank, Argos, NHS, British Library, Bank of Scotland, New Look, Leeds Building Society and Sainsbury’s to name but a few.

He now focusses on producing corporate videos, tv documentaries and video biographies as well as managing VideoMastery.

Paul Barker

Paul is an award winning DOP; Steadycam op working on feature films. He is video cameraman. journalist, photographer, video director and editor working for broadcast television, newspaper websites, corporate video production.

Paul is also one of the most experienced drone ops in the north of England. He is a professional drone pilot with CAA permission to fly large drones for commercial purposes.

With over 5 years qualified experience, and hundreds of missions flown, he is extremely experienced in all areas of the use of drones.