Telling important stories, helping people learn

Set up in 2005 to work with clients including The Basic Skills Agency, Arts Council England and The Specialist Schools and Academy Trust, Hamlett Films has made over 500 films for educators, brands and broadcasters.

We believe that effective film-making is built on collaboration and research; we create films that are based on powerful and meticulously chosen content. If you need to tell important stories and help people learn then we would love to hear from you.

The team

Sian Hamlett
Sian Hamlett
Founder & Managing Director

An experienced executive producer and accomplished director/interviewer, Sian has directed and produced over 300 films, documentaries, brand promos and audio productions for the company.

With a diverse background of advertising and video, Sian is an award winning executive producer and director. She specialises in interviewing a huge variety of interviewees, from high status individuals to the most vulnerable in society.

Julia Lima
Julia Lima
Production Researcher

An innovative, tenacious researcher and uncompromising, Julia makes it her business to track down even the most elusive contributors for every film she works on. Julia’s skills as lead researcher on the award winning Grenfell Tower and Social Murder film underline how well suited she is for dealing with the most sensitive topics across a wide range of subject matter.

Suzie Harris
Suzie Harris
Production Manager

Suzie keeps everything ticking over on shoots and in the office. With a first in Film Studies from Queen Mary University, she’s also a whizz with Kanban and makes sure all deadlines and budgets are met. Her dynamic efficiency and organization keeps us all on track across drama and factual productions.

Charles Lambert
Charles Lambert
Production Researcher & Scriptwriter

As well as producing scripts, interview questions and presentations, Charles is a meticulous researcher. He works across our animations and archive documentaries and also a diverse range of specialist subject matter from economics to sport to criminology.

Simon Kingsley
Simon Kingsley
Accountant

Simon is passionate in driving the company’s dynamic financial strategy as it has gone through periods of growth and change. He enjoys a hands-on style of working which helps us, and our clients, to benefit fully from his expertise in cash flows and compliance.

Nick Calori
Nick Calori
Editor

When presented with complex content, Nick, our award-winning editor, has a brilliant ability to distil the material into a clear and compelling narrative. This is why he has been our go-to freelance editor for many years.

Elin Moe
Elin Moe
Producer, Director & Writer
Elin is a documentary producer/director whose awards include Grierson and BAFTA Award nominations. Her fantastic ability to develop film ideas, and a calm interview manner, Elin always gets the best possible performance possible from all her interviewees.
Mitchell Harris
Mitchell Harris
Editor & 2D Motion

Mitchell is extremely creative and technical and works across a wide variety of the company’s films. He is always ahead of the game when it comes to new post-production software, 2D motion, graphics and animation. His warm personality, responsiveness and cutting edge approaches make him an important asset to the team.

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