Mark is Head of Production here at Raising the Roof Productions. Mark has over eighteen years experience filming, producing and directing within the television,film and corporate industry. As an award winning cameraman Mark has filmed in over forty countries worldwide. He is a stickler for quality and high production value. Mark has an excellent reputation within the industry both Broadcast and Corporate and ensures that the best possible outcome to any production is achieved. Over the years he has worked on some of the most popular TV programming and produced many corporate films for high profile clients. He has supervised productions with upto eighty strong crew, been arrested and detained in far flung corners of the world, been beaten, pistol whipped and had to go into hiding for fear of execution, but loves his job and is passionate about his work and what he can bring to the table.
Tom has been with RTR for over three years and heads our Post-Production department overseeing all aspects of editing and CGI applications. Tom ensures that our clients expectations are not only met but surpassed time and time again.
With her vast experience as a TV Presenter and knowledge of the Industry, Zilpah keeps the team in check. A travel and property journalist, Zilpah Hartley is best known for fronting Channel 4’s highly successful, long running day time series A Place in The Sun along with the follow up series My Place in The Sun and A Place in The Sun - Celebrity Specials. Zilpah is also known for the series House Wrecks to Riches (Discovery).Zilpah is a real all rounder she is an experienced corporate presenter and has many hours of voice – over work under her belt…and when she isn’t busy with writing or her TV work Zilpah Hartley also runs a Womens Boutique 'EQ Woman', she is also the UK representative for Spanx (QVC). Zilpah is constantly busy and sets a great bench mark for the team to follow with her precision to detail and work ethic.
Steve is an illustrator with over 30 years experience in the illustration industry where he has worked for numerous clients in the fields of Advertising, Publishing and Digital Media. He is versatile and spent many years in London working in various studios and with a range of agents. For the last 20 years or so he has been based in the North West where he works with clients both at home and abroad, working on major campaigns such as the Commonwealth Games 2002 logo and icons. He has worked in many sectors including TV, Advertising and Publishing. His styles vary from realism to stylised including film posters, book jackets, cartoons, character creation for animation, concept visualisation, storyboarding, packaging, children books and digital painting and practically everything in between. Past clients include:Harrods, Fortnum & Mason, Asda, Tesco, Co-op, Iceland foods, Birmingham City Council, Manchester City Council, Palace Pictures, BBC, Scholl, Pfizer, MBNA, Royal Bank of Scotland, Connexions, Madam Tussauds London, Camelot Theme Park, Blackpool Tower Circus, Bostik, Solvite, Turtle Wax, Croft Original, Virgin, Coca Cola, Oasis, Green Flag, Silentnight, Nickelodeon, Kumala Wines.
James assists our Head of Production with the smooth running of projects and is now a major asset to our development team .James is also heading our News Desk here at Raising the Roof Productions which liases with major News Agencies around the world.
Sophie is also a new member of the team and assists with the Production Management side of production here at Raising the Roof Productions.
Hayley is a new member of our team and is proving to be a very popular with our clients. Hayley is also very fond of twitter so be sure to contact her.
Ben is a valued member of our Production and Post Production departments. Both on location and in the edit suites. He is always on hand when you need him no matter what the task.