Linda Searle was educated at Goldsmiths College London, achieving
a degree in graphic design and a certificate of education at
Since running her own studio producing animated films for BBC
television, Linda has worked for various animation studios as
a freelance animation artist.
Along side this Linda has taught fine art and film making at
primary, secondary and further education levels. She is currently
Head of Art at The Taunton School International Study Centre.
A founding partner of With Light Productions, Linda has produced
Badgers at Midnight and The Golden Man both 20 minute shorts. She is able to bring
the expertise of professional production, project development
and imaginative concept to the team.
Dan has been interested
in film since the early eighties where, watching films on TV,
he knew he wanted to be involved in the production somehow.
In 1991 he signed up to
a college course in Bristol. His first short film was shot on
VHS at college in 1992, a remake of the Tales of the Unexpected
episode "Lamb to the Slaughter". After studying four
other college courses (including an HND Media with Business
at Farnborough College of Technology) he then taught media at
Bridgwater College for five years, surrounding himself with
media technologies new and old, learning analogue patience and
digital techniques. He went freelance in 2001.
He has since made several
TV pilot programmes, had a show aired on Men and Motors "Hoggin'
the Bridge IV" in 2004, directed, filmed and/or edited
numerous short films, documentaries, animations and corporate
videos as a freelancer.
A film he helped shoot,
Dirt Heaven, was shown at Rome Film Festival and RainDance Film
Festival in 2005. He recently added his name to the huge list
of camera operators on Julien Temple's Glastonbury Festival
documentary, in cinemas 2006.
Sumo was born in Southampton in 1981. She has a degree of combined honours of BA Music and Visual Practises at Dartington College of Arts in Devon.
After graduating at Dartington, Sue works on independent projects for Taunton and elsewhere. Sue works as a freelance artist based in the South West.
The White Spring walk thru has been one of her latest film installations inspired by the legends of Glastonbury at the White Spring reservoir. The HestFest in Hestercombe Gardens 2008, Taunton has also been one of her latest projects of an outdoor nightlife installation of moving image and light.
Sue was a valuable member of the team producing Valentine. She conjured a superb edit from ten hours of footage, some of which she captured herself, which is a great achievement.
Sumo's clips and films can be viewed here at www.myspace.com/sumo55
Anthony David is a freelance
photographer, working in the Somerset area, especially interested
in light and the atmospheric effects within landscape, working
In the tradition of impressionist painters such as Monet.
Anthony has a wide knowledge
of the Somerset landscape enableing him to find the best locations
for film production.
Many of the images on our
website were provided by Anthony.