Food

Specialists in food filming and all that goes into great recipes, at Mendip Media we have a track record in producing videos and photos of raw ingredients to finished dishes.

Our in-house video team has experience of demonstrating the kitchenware that helps produce the best farmhouse and retail branded products.

Whether you have requirements for filming, photographing or animating food, cookery or kitchen equipment checkout our bespoke food and recipe studio with its roster of food stylists, home economists and presenters.

Some of Our Clients

About Us

Nicky Robertson

Managing Director

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Nicky Robertson

Managing Director

Nicky is a hands-on, experienced commercial video producer and managing director of Mendip Media.

With university degrees in drama and broadcast journalism, she spent over a decade as a staff producer and camera director at the BBC, working on formatted primetime shows and documentaries.

As the online revolution in video took hold, Nicky jumped straight in and started Mendip Media to service emerging social media and e-learning platforms.

She’s never looked back.

Nicky is focussed on Mendip Media’s success in video communications and has recently converted a 3000 sqft wine warehouse into a professional food filming studio and creative video complex.

She still makes time to run, cycle and walk her dog, Boots, in the Mendip hills.

Rosie Ludovino

Production Manager

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Rosie Ludovino

Production Manager

Rosie is a top-notch organiser with a great sense of humour and a lot of patience.

Coming from an e-commerce retailing and super-yachting background, she has a strong customer satisfaction ethos and a solid grasp of emerging social media trends.

Her ability to juggle multiple tasks and control traffic is legendary, which makes her the ideal person to manage our schedules and keep the creative team on point.

A self-confessed nerd, Rosie juggles video games with keeping fit, attending regular pub quizzes and maintaining two tropical fish tanks in her spare time.

Patrick Shead-Simmonds

Camera Director

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Patrick Shead-Simmonds

Camera Director

Patrick is a fine creative camera director and inspired editor.

With a first-class university degree in film and television, he brings a rigour to his work that underpins imaginative flare allowing him to produce highly tailored, engaging video.

Patrick likes to be out and about and is happiest when viewing the world through a lens.

Whether storyboarding, scripting, filming or editing, Patrick is a thoughtful and easy-going colleague who is engaged with the latest video techniques and trends.

A social being, he likes to collaborate with colleagues and clients, which enhances his video output.

Cooking and spending time abroad are two of his favourite pastimes.

Belén Ortega

Animator

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Belén Ortega

Animator

A talented and creative animator, Belén works in a rich tradition of continental art-house video production.

Her background as a Barcelona-based agency animator has given her years of experience in 2D animation.

She is hungry to make creative and colourful animations which lend a power to video when combined with live footage.

Her application to her work is inspiring and she brings a real sense of what it is to be an artist in a commercial world.

With her new electric bike and interest in cinema and fine art, Belo shows us how professional artists can make a difference, turning the ordinary into extraordinary.

Dan Jewell

Camera Director

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Dan Jewell

Camera Director

Dan comes from a broadcast editing background with a wealth of experience cutting a variety of content.

He’s worked across documentary, magazine, studio, news, promo and branded content.

With a degree in film and photography, Dan started as a freelance camera editor in the corporate sector before landing a job as Senior Editor at Liverpool FC TV Channel and then moving on to the creative challenges of Mendip Media.

Dan loves all things post-production and camera related. He is Apple and Avid certified and has a genuine interest in learning software and production techniques.

His pastimes include film, snowboarding and bouldering. He loves food and in his youth spent 18 months cheffing in a New Zealand restaurant.

Jim Smith

Camera Director

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Jim Smith

Camera Director

Jim is a highly confident self-shooting producer, director and a talented editor.

Always passionate about video, Jim studied for a degree in Media Practice, graduating with first class Honours.

He went on to use his keen cinematic eye in making a number of documentary films. These earned him screenings at international film festivals and even picked him up a Royal Television Society award.

When he’s not behind the camera or in the editing suite, Jim enjoys watching film and television as well as live music. He is also deeply interested in current affairs.

Jamie Maier

Studio Manager

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Jamie Maier

Studio Manager

Jamie brings boundless enthusiasm to his role in marketing and managing the studio at Mendip Media Studios.

With a background in admin and copywriting, he’s just as happy organising a web layout as a studio one. Also a confirmed millennial, social media has become like a second home to him.

A keen performer, Jamie takes all he has learned from his love for live music and comedy and puts it to use in the world of video production.

When not juggling his extra-curricular activities, Jamie continues on his quest to watch every sitcom ever made and bakes more cookies than any one human should eat.

Boots

Top Dog

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Boots

Top Dog

Boots is a Collie with attitude.

He is lively, challenging and our occasional office dog.

He likes herding toys and barking.

Promotional Video


Video promotes products, services and brands. It is an essential marketing asset for websites, social media, TV and presentations.

Mendip Media has long experience of producing video advertising focussing on high quality product video.

From concept to delivery, we look after promotional video as part of your marketing team.

Training Video


Video for training is a cost effective way to show employees how your business works and to work modules.

Almost any HR issue can be covered by video from inductions to safety.

Mendip Media has a track record in delivering high-quality training video, taking time to understand organisational culture and translating it into a strong video narrative.

Presentation Video


Video or animation presentation at sales meetings, conferences or expos is a powerful tool for showing potential customers your business offer.

The perfect display medium, video catches the eye and leads to conversation and enquiries.

Mendip Media tailors presentation video for organisations selling in the UK and internationally, with particular experience of the Chinese market.

Social Media Video


Video in social media is a visual tool that gives brands additional engagment to attract passing traffic.

In the noisy social media channels where video is no big deal but stand out video is, it pays to think strategically about producing video shorts that work.

Mendip Media has been creating online videos for over a decade. Trust us to produce social media and website videos that work.

  • Animation
  • Aerial Filming
  • Colorama
  • Concept Design
  • Editing
  • Event Filming
  • Green Screen
  • Filming
  • Food Styling
  • Lighting
  • Music Selection
  • Motion Graphics
  • Photography
  • Studio Hire
  • Scripting
  • Scheduling
  • Timelapse
  • Voiceover
  • 360