OUR TEAM

Welcome to our family

GRADE

Ross Baker
Senior Colourist

for further information please contact Matt Locke

Ross is, without doubt, one of the hottest creatives on London’s post production scene. He has been nominated for 3 RTS awards and made the Televisual Top 20 colourist list every year since 2006…recently appearing at number 3 in 2015. Ross started the grading department at halo in 2008 and over the last seven years has trained fellow colourists Katherine Jamieson and Paul Koren. He has a comprehensive and diverse credit list working across many genres of programmes from drama and factual to 2D & 3D Feature Films and Promos.

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Katherine Jamieson
Colourist

for further information please contact Matt Locke

Katherine is a home-grown talent, trained by halo’s senior colourist Ross Baker. Passionate about film and photography from a young age, Katherine has a well-trained technical and creative eye with over 10 years in post production and 6 years specifically in grading. Working closely with DOPs on a wide variety of genres her credit list covers prime time broadcast television, music videos, corporate short form as well feature film.

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Paul Koren
Finishing Assistant/Colourist

for further information please contact Matt Locke

Paul is another of halo’s home- grown talents. He has risen through the ranks from runner to Junior Colourist. Mentored by fellow Colourists Ross Baker and Katherine Jamieson, he has worked on a wide range of Television, Film and commercial projects.

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AUDIO

Richard Addis
Head of Audio Operations

richard.addis@halopost.com

Rich graduated with an MSc in Professional Sound and Video Technology from Salford University in 2010 and spent a year with Dolby as a student before starting at halo as a runner in October 2011. He’s a talented and popular mixer/sound designer and also runs halo’s Audio Operations department. Rich is an RTS winner and BAFTA nominee.

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Sam Castleton
Dubbing Mixer

for further information please contact Matt Locke

Sam started working in Sound in 2006 joining halo in 2008. In 2009 he was shortlisted for the Conch Award for ‘Best Documentary Sound’ for the series ‘The Animal’s Guide to Survival’. He’s a popular and skilled mixer working primarily in factual and comedy.

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Jay Price
Senior Sound Supervisor

for further information please contact Matt Locke

Jay Price is a supervising sound editor, designer and FX recordist working across drama, documentary and film. Shortly after graduating from the NFTS, Jay won the prestigious MPSE Golden Reel – Verna Fields Award for Best Sound Editing. He was part of the BAFTA winning sound team for Les Misérables and was highly commended in the Sound Post category at the Broadcast Now Talent Awards 2013. Jay has recently been on the jury panel for the RTS Awards 2015.

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John Rogerson
Sound Designer and Mixer

john.rogerson@halopost.com

John is a mixer and sound designer who works across documentary, drama, film and music. He was part of the teams who won the RTS award for Best Sound 2010, 2012, 2013 and was BAFTA nominated in 2014.

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Johnathan Rush
Senior Mix Technician & Mixer

for further information please contact David Turner

Johnathan joined halo in 2011 as senior mix tech and re-recording mixer. He was part of the 2012 RTS best sound award winning team for David Attenborough’s ‘Penguin Kingdom’ and won a Jackson Hole wildlife award for Disney’s ‘Monkey Kingdom’ in 2015.

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Gerrit Swanepoel
Dubbing Mixer

for further information please contact Matt Locke

Gerrit’s television career stretches back to 1994 when he started out as a camera operator in his native Namibia. His post-production experience includes working as technical support, video editor and operations supervisor. He joined halo in 2008 moving into audio shortly after where he has excelled ever since.

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Simon Hill
Dubbing Mixer

for further information please contact Matt Locke

Simon joined halo in 2011 as part of the film and drama audio support team and has worked on many top films over the years. He is a talented and versatile mixer working across film, drama and factual productions.

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Chris Robins
Senior Audio Assistant

for further information please contact David Turner

Chris had been working as a freelance sound engineer before joining halo in 2014. He began working in music production but became focussed on sound for TV and film whilst taking his masters degree at York University in 2010. He is a key part of the film support team.

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Steve Berezai
Audio Assistant

for further information please contact Matt Locke

ONLINE

Alan Jones
Managing Director / Senior Online Editor

alan.jones@halopost.com

Alan has nearly twenty years of post production experience having started at Telecine before joining Nats/Evolutions in 2000. As one of the directors and owners of halo he is at the heart of the development and growth of the business.

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Rob Grainger
Senior Online Editor

for further information please contact Matt Locke

Rob worked at Platform Post for 5 years before moving to halo, he brings with him a wealth of experience of long & short form delivery for a multitude of broadcasters. He has a background in VFX & graphics and is a skilled and resourceful editor.

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PRODUCERS

Jackie Malin
Head of Production

jackie.malin@halopost.com

Jackie joined halo in 2015 as Head of Bookings. Jackie is a talented and professional manager and has a wealth of experience across most genres of television. Using her experience in budgeting, scheduling and managing creative teams she is able to keep both the client and staff happy, delivering projects on time and on budget.

Karen Kavanagh
Senior Producer

karen.kavanagh@halopost.com

Karen has been working in television for nearly 20 years and has a wealth of experience across most genres of television. She joined HALO in 2011 and is one of the company’s most popular and respected post producers.

Charlotte Hawkins
Producer

charlotte.hawkins@halopost.com

Charlotte began her career as a runner at Evolutions before quickly being promoted to the bookings team. From there Charlotte moved to Directors Cut Films where she worked as a senior member of the Bookings team for 4 years. Charlotte joined halo in 2015 as a senior Post Producer and has already become an integral and popular member of the team.

Lydia Kempson
Producer

lydia.kempson@halopost.com

Marie Valentino
Senior Producer

marie.valentino@halopost.com

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Will Garbutt
Commercial Director

will.garbutt@halopost.com

Matt Locke
Head of Business Development

matt.locke@halopost.com

David Turner
Head of Film

david.turner@halopost.com

Louisa Sutherland-Smith
Executive Producer

louisa.sutherland-smith@halopost.com

TECHNICAL SUPPORT

James Cregeen
Head of Operations

james.cregeen@halopost.com

Mike Dias
Head of Technical Support

michael.dias@halopost.com

Mikey Sienczak
Technical Operations Supervisor

michael.sienczak@halopost.com

ENGINEERING

Daniel Napier
Technical Director

daniel.napier@halopost.com

Tom Martin
Engineer
Francesco Padovani
IT Administrator

FACILITIES

Ryan Morgan
Head Runner

ryan.morgan@halopost.com

Emma Brice
Client Services Manager

noelstreetreception@halopost.com

MANAGEMENT TEAM

Alan Jones
Managing Director / Senior Online Editor

alan.jones@halopost.com

Alan joined halo in 2006 to set up the picture side of the company. He is a shareholder and director of the company.

Will Garbutt
Commercial Director

will.garbutt@halopost.com

Daniel Napier
Technical Director

daniel.napier@halopost.com

Jackie Smith
Head of Production

jackie.smith@halopost.com

Jackie joined halo in 2015 as Head of Bookings. Jackie is a talented and professional manager and has a wealth of experience across most genres of television. Using her experience in budgeting, scheduling and managing creative teams she is able to keep both the client and staff happy, delivering projects on time and on budget.

James Cregeen
Head of Operations

james.cregeen@halopost.com

Matt Locke
Head of Business Development

matt.locke@halopost.com

DIRECTORS

John Rogerson
Chief Executive

john.rogerson@halopost.com

John started halo in 2004. His primary role is managing the development and growth of halo and its group companies.

Richard Taylor
Chairman

richard.taylor@halopost.com

Richard started HALO with John and although not active in the day to day operations is very involved in the company’s strategic planning. Richard is HALO’s Chairman.

Alan Jones
Managing Director

alan.jones@halopost.com

Alan joined halo in 2006 to set up the picture side of the company. He is a shareholder and director of the company.