London, United Kingdom
SQUIRE is a creative content studio. We strive to push the boundaries of content production, creating work that authentically spans multiple platforms with the common thread of captivating visual storytelling at its heart. The SQUIRE founders have proven and award-winning track records in Television, Advertising and Music Content with expertise in directing, producing, marketing and finance. Our award-winning directors and creatives have been chosen for their ability to produce work that stands out, engages, inspires and innovates. At SQUIRE we believe ideas should be owned. This is why we have a department whose sole aim is to develop and exploit our ideas around the world. PHIL TIDY: FOUNDER / HUMAN / DONE LOADS OF STUFF Phil began working in an arts studio in Camden on some of the first digital video projects.He progressed to producing TV commercials and music videos for the biggest brands and bands in the world - Adidas, Oasis, Range Rover, Kylie, Hermes, Coldplay and Sprint - in the largest production companies in London. Phil is a cyclist and is a producer and co-curator of the BUG Music Video Show which has been running for 10 years as a bi-monthly showcase of creative talent in collaboration with the BFI. ASTRID EDWARDS: PRODUCER / DIRECTOR / NOT MD The Rockmother. Astrid has a prestigious portfolio producing every piece of video content under the sun. Hundred of Music Videos and Commercials. Director and producer of Short films and documentaries and currently working on her feature film, dramatising the early life of Poly Styrene. Astrid has worked with the biggest and brightest throughout her extensive career, producing some of the most pioneering video content throughout the 90's and 00's. Her short film 'We are Family' won and award of Merit at the Indie Fest in 2012, and her Music Video for Cornershop, "Milkin' it", was screened at the London Short Film Festival in 2013. JAMES WHETHERLY: PRODUCER / MARKETING MAN / SUNFLOWER FARMER James Whetherly is now working at Squire as a producer and doing marketing. James has also become a guerrilla gardener, planting sunflowers around the world. #Sunflowerpower https://sunflowerpower.co.uk James has produced a prestigious amount of commercials, music vids, concerts and TV shows. Highlights being a TV Producer for the BBC at Glastonbury, working on Later…with Jools Holland, the last Monty Python shows at the 02 and being nominated for a Grammy. In the world of advertising James worked at Aardman, MJZ, Serious and Stink etc. JAY BRASIER-CREAGH: FILM-MAKER / GIRAFFE / DO'ER Jay is a very tall, very skinny, camera holding, editing, filming and photographing human-being. In between making strange short films & documentaries, falling off his bike and banging his head on doorways, Jay runs around on sets, glues footage together into coherent bits and talks enthusiastically about whatever is going on. He's currently working on his short documentary portraying an insiders look at Japanese musical subcultures with an excitable Orange-haired Japanologist called Dot .