Consultancy and Video Production Team
ROBERT MCDONALD LL.B LL.M
Robert is a Senior Consultant in Employment Legislation and Motor Trade Law. As well as being qualified with an LL.B (Hons), he also has an LL.M Masters Degree in Employment Law and Practice. He has extensive experience of Tribunal Representation in Scotland , England and Wales and is currently specialising in Irish Employment Law. For several years now, he has been a part-time lay member of Employment Tribunals in Scotland . He works for several Motor Industry related organisations and advises on Employment Law, Consumer Law, Consumer Protection, Road Transport Legislation and Health and Safety matters.
DONALD WIRE - ASSOCIATE
Donald has been in corporate management for 18 years. He was Group Training & Development Manager with Arnold Clark where one of his specialist areas was recruitment and selection, including TTl's DISC and PIAV profiling. He has completed Mystery Shopping assignments for various dealerships including the JM Group. In the past Donald was a Dealer Principal for several large dealerships including Volkswagen and Volvo. He has worked for over 30 companies including various motor dealer groups and manufacturers. Apart from working in the motor industry, his passion is in personal development 'Mind Power' education and behavioural analyses.
ROLAND ARMSTRONG, DIRECTOR/EDITOR
Roland Armstrong is a highly experienced TV production professional. Starting at the BBC in his early days at Elstree as a film editor he moved to camera and then to directing.He has been a Director for Black Rod (now Information Group), one of the UK's leading producers of corporate video material. He has worked on programmes as diverse as Blue Peter, TV Documentaries such as Horizon, 40 minutes, and Inside Story; and Raymond Blanc's, The Science Of Cooking. He has produced "Ourselves And Other Animals" and his own 13 part series for Channel 4's children's television called "Timeless Tales". While there he also produced videos for dozens of blue chip and public utility clients including Halfords, Graham Group, IBM and Boots. Working alongside David Boot the Executive Producer and Scriptwriter, Roland Directed the "Theftstop" video for the "Theftstop" Initiative.
VICTOR JAMIESON, PRODUCTION MANAGER/SCRIPTWRITER /DIRECTOR
Victor also started his career at the BBC, and became an Instructor in Post-Production for BBC Training. Leaving the BBC, he became "In-house" video Producer for Barclays Bank for three years before going freelance. Victor has written and produced programmes for British Rail, the Department of Employment, Ford Europe, Glaxo Welcome, the TSB and the Industry and Parliamentary Trust. He is familiar with the disciplines of multimedia and recently gained BIMA Gold Awards for the interactive Learning Packages, "Energy and Radiation".
PHILIP EASTABROOK, CAMERA/DIRECTOR/EDITOR
Phil is a Director/Editor in his own right. His production work includes videos for the National River Authority, Yellow Pages and an International Credit card company. He is a specialist in non-linear editing and graphic systems and has used his expertise to produce images for the CD-ROM's, "The Explorers and The Unexplained".
RICHARD HICKMAN - PRODUCTION DIRECTOR
Over the last 17 years Richard has trained in all aspects of production. He has excelled as a cameraman working on many productions. He has also worked alongside a number of other companies on Facility productions. These include Granada , Anglia TV, MST Television, Eurocrew, Metro Video, Mentorn, NBC Super Channel and Corporate Clients such as National Bank of Australia .
MARK BUDD, - EDITOR
Mark joined the team to initially do Computer Graphics but being highly proficient in computer technology and its editing applications soon developed a great interest in the company's new Non Linear Edit Suite. In a relatively short period of time he became our main programme editor. With several hundred programme edits to his credit, Mark undertook one of his more challenging tasks in editing the 80 minute "Sell to Profit" Retail training video alongside David Boot of Compass Vision.
FRANK MCALLISTER, - CAMERA, LIGHT, SOUND
Frank has been in video and broadcast production for 10 years and during this time has trained in camera, lighting and sound. Frank has a natural talent for lighting and features prominently in the team used for most of our productions. Like Richard, Frank has worked on a variety of productions involving different Television and Production companies.