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 5 RTS awards and has made the Televisual Top 20 colourist list every year since 2006…recently appearing at number 3. Ross joined Halo in 2008 to build the grading department, since joining he has trained fellow colourists Katherine Jamieson and Paul Koren. One of Ross’s greatest strengths is his creative diversity; working across film, drama, factual and comedy. Always keen to be at the forefront of technology Ross’ credits include 3D Feature Films and many HDR projects

Recent Credit Highlights

Missing series 2 – Drama Series
Civilisations – Factual Series
Motherland – Comedy Series
America in Colour – Factual Series
Le-mans – Factual HDR Series
Jamie Oliver Quick and easy – Light Entertainment Series
Upstart Crow – Comedy Series


for a full list of credits contact: sales@halopost.com

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.

Recent Credit Highlights

The Real T Rex with Chris Packham – Documentary Series
The Pilgrimage: The Road to Santiago – Light Entertainment Series
Paul O Grady for the Love of dogs – Light Entertainment Series
Jamie’s quick & easy food – Light Entertainment Series
CivilIsations ep8 the cult of progress – Factual Series
Hits Hype & Hustle: Insider’s guide to the music industry – Factual


for a full list of credits contact: sales@halopost.com

Paul Koren
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 Colourist. Mentored by fellow Colourists Ross Baker and Katherine Jamieson, he has worked on a wide range of Television, Film and commercial projects.

Recent Credit Highlights

Jamie’s Quick & Easy – Light Entertainment
Violent Child, Desperate Parents – Factual Series
Elle Undercover – Factual Series
Civilisation – Factual Series
Paul O’Grady’s For the Love of Dogs – Light Entertainment Series
Paul O’Grady’s Christmas For the Love of Dogs – Light Entertainment Series


for a full list of credits contact: sales@halopost.com

AUDIO

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.

Recent Credit Highlights

Murder On The Blackpool Express – Scripted Comedy
Civilisations – Factual Series
A Year In The Life Of A Year – Scripted Comedy
America In Colour – Factual Series
Jamie Olivers Quick & Easy – Light Entertainment Series
Changbaishan – Factual Series


for a full list of credits contact: sales@halopost.com

Jay Price
Senior Sound Supervisor

for further information please contact Matt Locke

Jay joined Halo in 2015 as the Head of Sound Editorial He is an experienced and sought-after sound editor/designer with a diverse credit list ranging from tent-pole and independent feature films to high-end TV dramas and documentaries.. Jay is an MPSE Golden Reel winner and has worked on projects that were nominated for Academy Awards for Best Picture (2014), Best Foreign Language Film (2016) and BAFTAs for Best Sound in (2013) and in both ‘Best Sound – Fiction’ and ‘Best Sound – Factual’ categories in 2017

Recent Credit Highlights

Ophelia – Feature
Ghost Stories – Feature
The Missing (Series 2) – Drama Series
Luther (Series 5) – Drama Series
Brian Cox: Forces of Nature – Factual Series
Michael Caine – My Generation – Feature Documentary


for a full list of credits contact: sales@halopost.com

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.

Recent Credit Highlights

George Michael – Freedom – Feature Documentary
Michael Caine – My Generation – Feature Documentary
Inside The Medal Factory – Factual Series
Human Universe – Factual Series


for a full list of credits contact: sales@halopost.com

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.

Recent Credit Highlights

Hard Powder – FX Mixer – Feature Film
Ophelia – FX Mixer – Feature Film
Paddington 2 – Home Ent mixes – Feature Film
Journeyman – Feature Film
Viceroy’s House – FX Mixer – Feature Film
Darkest Hour – Home Ent mixes – Feature Film

for a full list of credits contact: sales@halopost.com

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.

Recent Credit Highlights

Goodbye Cassini – Hello Saturn – BBC Horizon – Factual
Before Grenfell: A Hidden History – Factual
Sex, Chips & Poetry – Factual
Stopping Male Suicide – BBC Horizon – Factual
Pilgrimage: The Road To Santiago – Factual Series
Violent Child, Desperate Parents – Factual Series
Ellie Undercover – Factual
Expedition Volcano – Factual


for a full list of credits contact: sales@halopost.com

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.

Recent Credit Highlights

Civilisation – Factual Series
Bulletproof – Drama Series
Ghost Stories– Feature Film
George Michael: Freedom – Feature Documentary
Havana Moon: The Rolling Stones in Cuba (Dolby Atmos feature concert doc) – Feature Documentary
Co-Op Christmas commercial (Dolby Atmos theatrical commercial) – Commercial


for a full list of credits contact: sales@halopost.com

Steve Berezai
Sound Editor

for further information please contact Matt Locke

Steve is the latest addition to the Sound Editorial team. He has recently been working on feature docs, dramas and fast turnaround factual TV programmes. He is an excellent dialogue editor and sound designer who has really flourished under Jay’s mentorship.

Recent Credit Highlights

Rudeboy – Feature Doc
Jungle Volcano – Factual Series
Civilisation – Factual Series
Coach Trip – Light Entertainment


for a full list of credits contact: sales@halopost.com

Hannes Wannerberger
Mix Technician

hannes.wannerberger@halopost.com

Hannes graduated from London College of Communication in 2014 and worked as Mix Technician at Warner Bros. De Lane Lea before joining Halo in 2017.

Mike Sanins
Audio Assistant

mike.sanins@halopost.com

Hannes graduated from London College of Communication in 2014 and worked as Mix Technician at Warner Bros. De Lane Lea before joining Halo in 2017.

ONLINE

Scott Hinchcliffe
Senior Online Editor

for further information please contact Matt Locke

Scott Hinchcliffe is without doubt one of Soho’s most experienced and respected Online Editors.

Having previously worked at Pepper and Prime Focus, Scott has an exemplary pedigree with both drama and non-scripted projects, including prestigious series such as Sherlock, Spooks, and Inside No.9.

Recent Credit Highlights

Luther Series 5 – Drama
Selection Day – Factual
American Monster – Factual (Drama Recon)
Detectorists I & II – Scripted Comedy


for a full list of credits contact: sales@halopost.com

Andy Penfold
Online Editor

for further information please contact Matt Locke

Andy joined halo from TVC Soho where we held the position of Online Editor/Colourist. Prior to this, he worked at Prime Focus.

Andy has a wealth of experience in post, with creative flare and acute attention to detail.

Recent Credit Highlights

Reported Missing – Factual Series
Paul O’Grady’s Little Heroes – Light Entertainment
American Monsters Series 3 – Factual Series
Katie Price: My Crazy Life – Light Entertainment


for a full list of credits contact: sales@halopost.com

Adam Hall
Online Editor

adam.hall@halopost.com

Adam studied Media Production at University before working his way up the post production ladder. Joining halo as Finishing Assistant at the end of 2014, Adam spent his time learning the tricks of the trade from Rob and Alan and is now one of halo’s talented Online Editors.

Recent Credit Highlights

Paul O’Grady: For the Love of Dogs – Light Entertainment Series
Coach Trip: Road to Tenerife – Light Entertainment Series
Death on Campus: Our Stories – Factual Series
Come Dine with Me – Light Entertainment Series
Yianni: Supercar Customiser – Light Entertainment
The Pilgrimage – Documentary Series


for a full list of credits contact: sales@halopost.com

PRODUCERS

Charlotte Hawkins
Head of Production

charlotte.hawkins@halopost.com

Charlotte’s 10 year career saw her come straight out of University to start work as a runner, before quickly being promoted to the Production team as Bookings Coordinator. From there Charlotte moved up the ranks to Post Producer and then Senior Producer before joining Halo in 2015. Since joining the company, she became an integral member of the team and was promoted to Head of Production in 2018.

Karen Kavanagh
Senior Producer

karen.kavanagh@halopost.com

Karen has been working in television for over 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.

Recent Credit Highlights

UpStart Crow – Scripted Comedy Series
Jamie’s Quick & Easy food – Light Entertainment Series
Murder On The Blackpool Express – Scripted Comedy
Brain Pern, A Tribute – Comedy
Jungle Volcano – Factual Series
The Pilgrimage – Factual Series


for a full list of credits contact: sales@halopost.com

Marie Valentino
Senior Producer

marie.valentino@halopost.com

Marie has over 20 years of post production experience. Coming from a technical background Marie is gifted when it comes to planning the best workflows to deliver complex projects on time and on budget. Although Marie has a diverse credit list her work at halo is focused primarily on feature films.

Recent Credit Highlights

My Generation – Full DI post
Ghost Stories – Full DI post
Darkest Hour – Feature Sound
Paddington 2 – Feature Sound
Stan & Ollie – Feature Sound
Freedom – George Michael Feature Documentary, Sound


for a full list of credits contact: sales@halopost.com

Devan Vimal
Senior Producer

devan.vimal@halopost.com

Devan has spent his 10+ year career in technical, creative, and project management roles. This varied experience has seen him excel as a versatile and knowledgable Post Producer. He has experience of managing a broad range of projects range from broadcast television to feature films… and everything in-between. Devan was a Broadcast Hot Shot in 2014.

Recent Credit Highlights

Selection Day – Drama Series
Luther – Drama Series
Re-Discovering T-Rex – Factual Series
Life on Earth from Space – Factual Series
The Murder of Sonny Liston – Feature Documentary
After the Screaming Stop – Feature Documentary


for a full list of credits contact: sales@halopost.com

Grace Saunders
Producer

grace.saunders@halopost.com

Starting out in 2011, Grace’s career began as a runner in a well-established facility… it wasn’t long until she was being promoted to the bookings team. Since then, Grace has worked at a number of top London post houses where she has continued to develop her skills. She joined Halo in 2017 and quickly impressed clients and colleagues alike with her strong technical and organisational abilities.

Recent Credit Highlights

Coach Trip – Road to Tenerife – Light Entertainment
Violent Child: Desperate Parents – Factual
BBC Horizon – Time Travel, Juno & Male Suicide – Factual
Stargazing – Factual
Paul O Grady India – Light Entertainment
Week of Living Truthfully – Factual
People’s History of the NHS – Factual Series
Diabetes – Factual


for a full list of credits contact: sales@halopost.com

Jon Osborne
Producer

jon.osborne@halopost.com

Emily Nye
Producer

emily.nye@halopost.com

Emily joined Halo in 2017 as a member of our running team. She was clearly a star and quickly became Head Runner. She has now moved on to join our Production team as a Junior Post Producer.

Gabriella Ferber
Post Production Coordinator

gabriella.ferber@halopost.com

Julia Reid
Post Production Coordinator

julia.reid@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

Richard Addis
Senior Operations Manager

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.

Recent Credit Highlights

Jamie’s Quick & Easy – Light Entertainment
The Human Body – Secrets of Your Life Revealed – Factual Series
Galapagos – Factual
Countdown to Life: The Extraordinary Making of You – Factual Series
Great Barrier Reef with David Attenborough (BAFTA Nom) – Factual Series
Human Universe with Prof. Brian Cox – Factual Series
Natural History Museum Alive 3D (BAFTA Nom) – Factual Series


for a full list of credits contact: sales@halopost.com

Mike Dias
Head of Technical Support

michael.dias@halopost.com

Mikey Sienczak
Technical Operations Supervisor

michael.sienczak@halopost.com

FACILITIES

Magdalena Gonzalez
Magdalena Gonzalez
Facilities Manager

magdalena.gonzalez@halopost.com

Lewis Townley
Head Runner

lewis.townley@halopost.com

Ellie Somers
Receptionist

reception@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.