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 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.
The Rockmother. - Generally tells Phil what to do...
Astrid is an experienced TV/Film Producer. She has produced music videos, commercials, documentary series, longform entertainment progs, brand identity and short films working worldwide with established UK/ US Directors. She exec’d 90 climate change-themed films for Live Earth/BBC that were simultaneously broadcast to 60 countries worldwide, 20 of which opened Tribeca Film Festival the same year. She also commissioned and Exec’d ten documentary films on the theme of ‘home’ for Sony and produced/curated three returning series of From the Basement for Sky Arts including the award-winning Radiohead ‘In Rainbows’ film.
She also directs and produces short films and music-based documentaries - she is currently working on her feature film dramatising the early life of Poly Styrene from iconic punk band Xray Spex and has a documentary about 80's female subculture in pre-production.
Her short film 'We are Family' won and award of Merit at Indie Fest premiering at the Brooklyn Film Festival and her Music Video film 'Milkin' It' for Cornershop premiered at the London Short Film Festival in the same year. She specialises in producing anything and directing mainly music-based documentary.
Jay is a very tall, rides bikes and holds cameras. Editing, Shooting, producing and Directing - Jay likes to keep on his feet.
He's Directed, Shot Edited & Produced; Music Videos, Drinks commercials, Fashion films and Documentaries with Clients such as Dr Martens, Adidas, Drambuie, Public Service Broadcasting, Roisin Murphy and Little Wardrobe. Experimenting with science and art, Jay and Phil have collaborated with a range of technologists, artists and organisations, pushing the boundaries of various emerging technologies in film and music.
Jay is also doing a big hard bike ride in the summer, to help raise money for Blood cancer charity - Bloodwise. If you fancy donating, then you can do here.
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