Mendip Media's video is designed to fulfil clients' project needs.

We produce all categories of marketing video for commercial use:

  • Training

  • Advertising

  • Presentation

  • Website

  • Social Media

To help achieve the best bespoke results for each project

We create the following formats:

  • Promotional
  • Presenter-led
  • Drama
  • Documentary
  • News package
  • Instructional

Using video, animation and photographic techniques:      

  • Aerial
  • Voiceover
  • Green screen
  • Animation
  • Virtual reality
  • Timelapse/Slo Mo

Mendip Media offers a particular expertise in food filming for food producers and food retail brands including (but not limited to) presenter led recipe videos, stop motion social media videos, promotional and instructional product videos.

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.

Michael Lekes

Producer

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Michael Lekes

Producer

Michael has great production experience both at the corporate level, having been executive producer for Disney and Fox Kids, and working on smaller projects, where his calm presence and critical eye is highly valued.

He looks after Mendip Media’s creative team, inspiring and cajoling them in equal measure.

Michael also has a background in cookery, having worked as a chef in Barcelona for a year.

His knowledge of food and filming make him the ideal producer to work with Mendip Media’s many food retail and brand clients.

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.

Andrew Varma

Studio Manager

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Andrew Varma

Studio Manager

As Studio Manager at Mendip Media, Andy has a wide ranging role looking after bookings in our state-of-the-art film and video studio as well as building sets, looking after the property and helping with sales and marketing.

In addition, Andy is a valued member of Mendip Media’s camera crew, bringing an experienced eye to filming on location and in the studio.

His recent qualification as an electrician adds to an impressive list of skills from house renovations to baking.

A talented all-rounder with a ‘can do’ attitude, Andy is personable, reliable and a great team member.

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.

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.