MEET THE TEAM

Andrew Brand
Andrew Brand

Creative Director / Animator / Film Director

Andrew has over 16 years of experience in the film industry working as a writer / director of short films that span a range of genre's from drama, horror, animation, and experimental documentary. He has been commissioned multiple times by the UK Film Council for films including 'Things We Leave Behind' which received 2 nominations for 'Best Short', and 'Where There's Smoke' which won a 'Best Cinematography' award. Most recently, Andrew was commissioned by Film4 to complete his 7th short film 'What the Dog Saw' for their series 'A Moment Of Horror' and has recently finished his animated short film 'Relaxatron 5000' which received its world premiere at the 32nd Hamburg International Short Film Festival and most recently won the ‘Click For Flicks’ award at the prestigious Clermont-Ferrand Int, Short Film Festival.

Tim Unsworth
Tim Unsworth

Creative Director / Animator / Architect

Tim is an RIBA Chartered Architect and spent his final years in training at the world renowned AA school of Architecture in London. He went on to head up the design and delivery of the countries largest Passivhaus scheme to date as well as many other notable smaller scale projects. He also has a number of award winning projects under his belt and has lectured in Architecture and Graphics at Plymouth University. Throughout his career and dating back to his early studies, Tim has utilised and maintained an interest in 3D visualisations, motion graphics and augmented technologies, often incorporating them into his work and presentations. While still a practicing Architect, this love of all things animation and graphics led him to co-found and run Bad Studio with his friend Andrew.

Tim Bedingfield
Tim Bedingfield

Cameraman / Editor

Tim runs our partnership film company Focuspull based out of Marlow. Focuspull is a video production agency set up in 2010 with a clear objective: create videos with impact. Whatever the purpose of the video you are creating, we feel that video has the power to enlighten, inform and drive action. To create impact, it’s important to understand the desired outcome. We can support clients with all elements of video production, from developing a clearly defined strategy, to filming, producing and editing the final film. Focuspull are small enough to be agile and adapt to the needs of our clients. We are able to be reactive to all types and size of video productions by retaining the most current equipment in-house and then scaling up when necessary for each project using our long list of very talented associates and partners.

Emma Sullivan
Emma Sullivan

Scriptwriter / Film Director

Emma is a graduate of the National Film and Television School, where she was awarded a scholarship from the David Lean Foundation for her MA in Fiction Direction. She also has a BA Hons in Fine Art from Central St Martin’s College of Art & Design and an MA in Communication, Art & Design from the Royal College of Art. Emma’s short film, ‘After Tomorrow’, was nominated for a Palme d’Or at the 62nd Cannes Film Festival, and won Best Short Film at the Edinburgh Film Festival in 2009. That year she was also named one of Screen International’s Stars of Tomorrow. In 2006-7 Emma took part in the Skillset Film Lab, a year-long series of collaborative workshops between actors and directors about screen acting. In 2008 she was selected for the Young Vic Genesis Directors’ project, and during 2010 and 2011 was mentored by director John Hillcoat on the prestigious Guiding Lights scheme. Emma was shortlisted for the 2012 Wellcome Trust Screenwriting Prize, run in association with the BFI Film Fund. Emma has directed Television drama for the BBC in recent years, and continues to write screenplays and make short films.