New: Centenary Film for a beekeepers' charity

This is a film that I wrote and directed for the Twickenham & Thames Valley Beekeepers Association this summer.

It presented no end of logistical challenges.

Cinematographer: Candida Richardson
Producer: Laurel Parker
Sound Recordist: Rory Smith
Composer: Henry Bird
Post Production Sound: 5A Studios
Post Production Grade: Wash London
Narrator: Holli Dillon

The film

Please vote for the film here in the £10 - £100,000 turnover category before 1845 on 22 April 2020:

Tricky filming conditions

Rory Smith the sound recordist

This film was selected for screening on 4 April, 2020 but this event has been cancelled.

Microphones placed inside a hive

This film is also streaming on the website of the national organisation. "A lovely film".

Macro lens work

Adding colour to beekeeping

The TTVBKA members being filmed

Evening light with the smokers creating a haze

Interviewing the patron and former local MP: Sir Vince Cable

The director’s view of Vince Cable MP


A film to mark the Centenary in 2019


Writer, director


Twickenham & Thames Valley Beekeepers Association


5 August 2019