About Sketch Films
Sketch Films is a production company founded in 2009 by producer/director Jeremy Riggall. We are based in London producing films in the UK and internationally for NGOs, corporates and agencies. We produce feature length documentaries, short docs and photographs for a range of clients and online platforms. With a strong background in documentary filmmaking, we make films that tell stories with integrity, focus and a strong aesthetic. Our crews travel the UK and the world, from the deserts of Sudan to the bustling streets of Dhaka, Bangladesh. We work with a pool of talent including self-shooting directors, editors, motion graphic artists and producers. Recent clients have included DCMS, HM Cabinet Office, The Legatum Institute, The British Council, The School of Life, Start Network, Muslim Aid and the Arts Impact Fund. We also work with corporates and entrepreneurs in the UK to produce films that tell their story.
About Jeremy Riggall
Jeremy first started making short films with his brother in the 1990s when cameras ran on large tapes and Sony’s hi8 format was something new. Whilst at university he worked as a runner and assistant director on The Brylcreem Boys and Waking Ned. He worked in development with the producer Sarah Radclyffe on Tim Roth’s directorial debut War Zone. He went on to work in finance and consulting, before co-founding Future Shorts with his brother Fabien, who went on to create Secret Cinema. He produced and directed a few short films and then founded Sketch. He self-shoots for Sketch clients internationally and manages the production process for clients. With a strong interest in development, human rights, climate change and the arts, Jeremy strives to deliver films that respond to the client brief. In 2018, Jeremy travelled to Estonia, Paraguay and Sri Lanka, for The Legatum Institute.
About Jason Brooks
Jason is a highly experienced self-shooting director who has travelled extensively. For Sketch he has produced many films in Ghana, Sudan, Bangladesh and Bosnia. Jason shoots with different cameras including the FS7, FS5, C300, C100 and Canon DSLRs. Jason recently was the DOP on the feature documentary Of Love and Law which has won numerous festival prizes and been theatrically released in the UK and Japan. Jason also edited the feature documentary ‘Addicted in Afghanistan’ for director Jawed Taiman. He has shot numerous films all over the world and brings strong technical skills as well as the capacity to conduct interviews with contributors in challenging conditions.
About Pierangelo Pirak
A highly experienced motion graphic artist who has worked for the BBC, Al Jazeera and Al Arabiya. Pierangelo is quick to understand what clients are looking for and brings imaginative flair to his work. Previously he worked in house at the BBC. He produces title sequences, infographics, idents, animation and motion graphics. He has produced numerous projects for Sketch. He listens closely to client demands and expertly interprets the brief. Pierangelo is a perfect partner to help deliver high quality creative graphics.
About Jon Hurley
Jon is a highly experienced director of photography who has worked in the film industry since the late 1990s. He recently completed his first feature as a DOP and has shot numerous commercials, branded content, corporate films and short films. He worked on the Bill Willis documentary shoot in London, Morocco, Paris and New York.