THE TEAM

What sets us apart is that our team understand both worlds: film and video production as well as the subject matter and audiences of our clients. This approach has led to clients and collaborations around the world: our global team is based in London, and we have worked in more than 15 countries across four continents. For more information, please get in touch: info@econfilms.tv

Bob Denham

Bob Denham

Founder & Executive Producer

Bob Denham is a filmmaker with a First Class Degree in Economics and Econometrics and a background in journalism, banking and education. Bob founded Econ Films in 2014 to provide a way for researchers to communicate in the growing area of online video. Since then, he has produced hundreds of films and videos across many disciplines to international media coverage and praise. Bob is also co-founder of Communicating Economics – a joint project with the IFS and the University of Manchester providing tools, tips and training for economists, for free.

Wyn Baptiste

Wyn Baptiste

Executive Producer

Wyn is a senior producer and director with an extensive background in current affairs, business, politics, youth programming and social history. Wyn has made documentaries and factual programmes for the BBC, The Africa Channel and The Economist.

Emma Dobinson

Emma Dobinson

Head of Production

Emma is a producer and production manager specialising in working with non-profit and educational organisations around the world. Emma is responsible for delivering Econ Films projects on time, on budget and to the agreed scope and objectives. As a former Country Director for BBC Media Action in North Africa, Emma has led large-scale film and media projects in Tunisia, Palestine, Bangladesh, Europe and the UK.

Jon Hurley

Jon Hurley

Director of Photography

Jon is a cinematographer and television lighting cameraman with extensive professional experience. His credits include work for many major international broadcasters including the BBC, Channel 4 & Bloomberg, on dramas, commercials, promos, documentaries, and films about economics!

Paul Lancaster

Paul Lancaster

Head of Development

Paul Lancaster has worked in media and production for over 15 years, including roles at Channel 4 and Film London and nearly ten years leading on video and content partnerships at The Guardian. This has involved working with a range of organisations from The Department of Health and The British Red Cross to Amazon, HBO and IBM. Paul is responsible for working closely with our clients to ensure we deliver fully on their objectives, from project design to delivery, and helping them tell their stories to a wider audience.

Simon Vaughan

Simon Vaughan

Post-Production Supervisor

Simon Vaughan is an Editor, Animator and Videographer who has worked in a wide range of video production, from feature films to advertising. Simon worked with Saatchi & Saatchi for seven years, creating content for some of the worlds largest brands including Proctor & Gamble, GSK and HSBC. Simon has managed the post-production of over a hundred films about economic research and interviews with dozens of Nobel Laureates.

Eliza Sale

Eliza Sale

Production co-ordinator

Eliza has a background in documentary production and educational news, previously working for the producer of BBC’s Life of Birds. She is responsible for coordinating projects and shoots ensuring they run on schedule and to budget.

Rose Gabriel

Rose Gabriel

HR Manager

Rose started her career as a head-hunter for global investment banks in London, New York and Belgium. She now has over 10 years HR experience within a variety of sectors including technology, digital media and film production; working primarily with start-ups and SMEs. With a degree in educational psychology and an Associate CIPD.
Rose works closely with our Management team to identify areas where our offering can be further boosted by the right external hire and takes great pride from seeing that progression up close and personal every day.
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