Music Composition for New Wing Walk Promo

Producing this simple, short promo for The Wing Walk Company included a few unique challenges including composing a unique soundtrack to accompany some onboard footage.  The promo was produced to play at the Wing Walk Company’s new offices at Headcorn Aerodrome.  Its soundtrack features authentic Boeing Stearman engine sounds and soaring electronic sounds. Having already

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Design Projects Up, Up and Away!

A fun design commission for The Wing Walk Company in Kent, this project included concept design, copy writing, aviation photography and custom design work from scratch. As a part-time member of the Wing Walk Company crew, I sometimes work as Pilot’s Assistant during summer seasons. It’s an amazing privilege to be a part of such

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Artwork Designs For Broadway Tour

Digital artwork design has become one of my most popular services offered in addition to film and video. This latest commission involved producing a show poster and web promos for an upcoming show on Broadway. This unique project included both the studio photography elements as well as the design itself. The finished work was printed

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Online Learning Portal National Lottery Project

The People’s Postcode Lottery and National Lottery have supported a number of developments from the Music Man Project UK, including this commission I received to produce a unique interactive online resources portal for teachers and students with learning disabilities. Based on responsive web design integrated within the client’s website (also developed and managed by myself),

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BTS NatGeo Shoot With Astronaut, Chris Hadfield

Working in production certainly has its privileges. Meeting astronaut and former commander of the International Space Station, Chris Hadfield, was surely the biggest privilege of my career so far. On a recent shoot for National Geographic, Chris visited a small airfield to shoot a sequence featuring him flying in a vintage Tiger Moth biplane. My

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Vintage Aviation Photo Merch with @aviationphotos_london

Quite a lot of my work has revolved around aviation over the last few years. A student pilot and wing walk ground crew member, I like to take whatever opportunity I can to combine business with pleasure. I began producing a series of one-off photo prints and merchandise featuring rare vintage aircraft, originally previewed on

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Responsive Web and Media Design for Charity Orchestra

The Yardarm Folk Orchestra has been a valued and long-standing client of mine ever since I produced their first TV documentary which aired for one month on The Community Channel. Eight years on, we have since produced a series of live performance videos, a full length promotional video, graphic designs for banners and flyers, and

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DVD, VFX and Design Work for Royal Albert Hall Premiere

The Music Man Project UK is a fast-growing nationally recognised organisation dedicated to providing music education and performance opportunities for people with learning difficulties and additional needs. As their official media producer of ten years now, I was delighted to be invited to produce some media elements to feature in their Royal Albert Hall debut

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Troubadour Sean Taylor on Path Into Blue

It is always a privilege to be able to speak one-to-one with an established artist and discuss workflow and inspiration. When prolific singer-songwriter and contemporary troubadour, Sean Taylor visited my office at Damyns Hall Aerodrome recently, we took a rare opportunity to sit quietly and extraordinarily coldly, in a disused hangar. In the insightful interview

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STEM Educational Video for Schools

One of my latest videos, commissioned by Thurrock Council for use in local schools, aims to demonstrate the practical value of learning core STEM subjects; science, technology, engineering and maths. GCSE and A-level students have become increasingly disengaged with STEM subjects, apparently feeling they lack relevance in everyday life. Featuring interviews with a range of successful professionals

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The Flying Adventurer

Adrenaline junkies and global adventuring often go hand-in-hand. When Dubai-based fighter pilot, skydiver and social media influencer, Fareed Lafta visited a England to discover wing-walking, it was an obvious unmissable opportunity to break-out the camera equipment. In my occasional role as Pilot’s Assistant at The Wing Walk Company at Headcorn aerodrome in Kent, I get

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Multi-Camera Production at the London Palladium

Filming at major venues never fails to excite and amaze me, and our recent trip to the London Palladium was no exception. When the Music Man Project announced its 2017 performance of Music is Magic at the famous West End venue, it was clear that coverage of the event would be a challenge.  Run by

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Coca-Cola Flying Fun for Endemol and Stars of YouTube

Endemol Shine, producers of Big Brother, Deal or No Deal, One Born Every Minute, MasterChef and many other top shows, were recently commissioned to film flying adventures for Coca-Cola’s CokeTV.  I was lucky enough to be involved in the shoot as part of the film crew, working with Aerobatic Tactics who were providing the flights. Featuring YouTube stars,

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Behind-the-scenes at The Railway Ball

It was a pleasure to again be invited by top London event producers DesignScene Ltd, to film one of their high profile shows. Last week several thousand guests gathered in London Docklands to raise funds in support of homeless children living on the streets.  The Railway Ball is organised on behalf of top executives and staff within

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New YFO Promo Celebrates Music and Community

Back in 2013 I produced my original TV-broadcast documentary on behalf of the Yardarm Folk Orchestra in Southend-on-Sea.  This successful and popular community organisation attracts members from all walks of life and all musical abilities, performing its unique blend of folk music at local and charity events. Following their subsequent successes, the YFO recently commissioned me to produce

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Plane Tales showcases Vintage Tiger Moth for new PilotWingsTV

In the first of several new online series aimed at aviation enthusiasts, flight fanatics and pilots alike, Plane Tales features rare and interesting aircraft brought to life in unique musical films. Episode 1 has just been released on the PilotWingsTV YouTube and Vimeo channels, and features the iconic Tiger Moth.  G-OOSY, affectionately referred to as “GOOSY”,

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ITV Celebrates Success in DesignScene Spectacle

ITV’s The Big Roadshows have been touring the UK showcasing the network’s biggest successes in drama and entertainment and advertising. The annual DesignScene event sees hundreds of staff, talent and TV executives come together in lavishly built studio surroundings. Celebrities host a live show in which they interview senior executives about leading ITV programmes, features

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Hip Hop Doc Drops for It’s Our Theatre!

This full length 2009-2010 documentary was produced by Paul Carpenter Films in collaboration with Arts Council England, Royal Opera House and Thurrock Council, on behalf of It’s Our Theatre. The Thurrock project spanned almost a year and engaged hundreds of students from schools across the borough. Focusing primarily on hip hop culture and street dance,

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Tower Hamlets Commission High Tech Explainers

London Borough of Tower Hamlets commissioned a series of videos aimed at disseminating user information to a bank of staff within the organisation. The gradual implementation of new Assistive Technology presented a number of challenges including how to provide staff with easy-to-access training material. In a series of three short videos produced, staff present their

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Fashion Advice Film With House of Colour

One of my recent business promo films can now be seen on the home page of the international website for House of Colour. Personal stylist and professional actress/presenter Alex Turchyn demonstrates how to pack over a month’s worth of perfect clothing combinations into only one small suitcase, leaving you more time to enjoy your well-earned

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Special Needs School Film Group Collab

“Our Life at Pioneer” is a fantastic collaboration now in its seventh month.  I have been working with Pioneer school, on behalf of the Royal Opera House Creative Partnerships, to form a student-led filmmaking group actively contributing to their own documentary. Pioneer is a special needs school and a wonderful place.  During my time there,

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