GABRIEL BEAN (MPhys) - Director/Producer Cameraman/Editor/Researcher.
Gabriel graduated from the University of Lancaster with an Integrated Masters degree in Theoretical Physics with 1st Class Honours and he is currently into his 2nd year of PhD studies there in the area of Quantum Optics. He is currently Station Manager at NaSTA Award Winning LA1TV where he is involved in all areas of production and live broadcast. He worked as a researcher for BBC Science at Broadcasting House on the Professor Brian Cox series FORCES OF NATURE while still an undergraduate. He is an accomplished editor, cameraman and researcher and our go-to technical wizard. He is also producing and directing for the company, co-directing a series of Natural History shorts 'Seasons in the Highlands' and co-producing our latest feature 'The Bough Breaks' due to complete 2020. Recent awards include honours in Editing and Cinematography for the documentary feature 'The Village on the Loch'. His ambition is to produce science output to inspire and educate the next generation of young scientists. Click here for his .IMDb page.
DANNY STRONG (MSc) -
(AKA Danny Bean)
Danny completed his MSc in Ecology and Conservation with Commendation at the University of Aberdeen in 2019, having already gained his BSc in Environmental Science from the University of York. Danny also directs his own projects and two of his short films were Highly Commended in the Britsh Wildlife Photography Awards 2018. He is also an accomplished editor and he has recently won awards in both Editing and Cinematography for his work on our documenatry feature 'The Village on the Loch'. He is currently co-directing and co-producing our next documentary feature 'The Bough Breaks' concerning the life and work of visionary conservationsit Alan Watson Featherstone and his contribution to the wider rewilding debate. Danny has enjoyed a life long passion for wildife, which gives him a deep and profound understanding of his subjects. He loves the challenge of filming species in their natural habitats, in all weathers and all terrains. Previously he has worked with the RSPB, Trees for Life and he was trainee camera assistant for Lime pictures. Click on the link to his IMDb and the BWPA 2018 winners page.
CAROLINE STRONG - (BA)
Caroline graduated with a BA Joint Hons degree in English Literature and Drama (2:1) from the University of London and went on to train at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art, London. She has thirty years experience in media as a successful actress and voice over artist in Theatre, Television and Radio. Best known for series regulars such as Margaret in ITV's wartime drama series ISLAND AT WAR, Margaret-Anne in the BBC Comedy series
THIN ICE and Mel Doland in YTV's EMMERDALE.
Her theatre credits include seasons at The Royal National Theatre (Olivier), The Library Theatre, Manchester and The Liverpool Playhouse. She was a member of the BBC Radio Drama Company at Broadcasting House with numerous lead credits. Most notably she played Georgy in the six part serialisation of Margaret Forster's, GEORGY GIRL, for which she was nominated for a Radio Times Award.
Caroline directs, writes, narrates and co-produces for the company.
Documentary feaure The Village on the Loch marks her directing debut, as a feature director, for which she was awarded 11 of the film's 14
awards (including Best First Time Director,Canadian Cinematograpy Awards, August 2019, Toronto). You can link to the IMDb page here The Village on the Loch for more details.
For a complete guide to her more than forty programme credits and over one hundred episodes listings check out Caroline's IMDb page -