Founded in 1996 by Candida Brady and Titus Ogilvy, Blenheim Films is a UK-based company dedicated to producing films with integrity.
During her varied career as a writer/producer/director, Candida has created, produced and directed many hours documentary television series for British broadcasters. Her first solo documentary feature film as director, with Jeremy Irons, Trashed was selected for Cannes 2012 and is currently on release around the world. The film has won nine documentary awards including ‘Special Jury Prize’ at ‘The Tokyo International Film Festival’ to most recently the ‘Palme Verte’ at the ‘UK Green Film Festival’. Her second feature length documentary, film produced and directed with Titus Ogilvy ‘Madam and The Dying Swan’ premiered at the BFI in August 2012 and on SKY Arts. She has just finished directing her first narrative feature film based on the book ‘Urban Grimshaw and the Shed Crew’ by Bernard Hare, nominated for the Orwell Prize for political writing. www.urbanandtheshedcrew.com The film stars Richard Armitage, Anna Friel, talented newcomer Fraser Kelly and Neil Morrissey.
Producer/Director, Titus Ogilvy is also an experienced cinematographer responsible not only for Blenheim’s productions but also working for all the leading UK broadcasters as a director and cameraman. Titus’s most recent freelance work was for Channel 4’s ‘Four Rooms’ as series director. His film work with Candida Brady includes ‘Trashed’, ‘Madam and the Dying Swan’ and ‘Medicine Man’, a ten year project (due to be completed in 2014) which follows a breakthrough treatment for HIV and AIDS. He has just finished shooting ‘Urban and The Shed Crew’ with Candida.
Erik Van Der Schaft
Erik has spent twenty years on film and television content, finance and commerce. He has founded two interactive media production firms as well as an investment fund in the mobile and interactive media field. Erik used to be CEO of various TV and radio channels in Europe. He was M.D. of Truetube.
Born in the UK, Garry studied design communication at the Central Saint Martins school in London in the late ’90s. He moved to New York and since arriving in the United States, Garry has worked at award-winning studios such as R/GA and Trollback & Co., where he focussed on art direction and immersive storytelling for a range of clients and projects.
Currently, he works through his own company Momentist, Inc. His clients include filmmakers, TV networks, commercial brands, and a number of creative boutiques/agencies. Garry created the titles for Trashed and Madam and the Dying Swan.
After training as a journalist at Press Association, Harriet moved to the Middle East, working on stories from around Jerusalem in both Palestine and Israel. Once back in the UK, she worked with Candida and Titus on the production of Trashed. She has been assistant producer on documentaries for Current TV and Sky Arts as well as working on other independent production company projects and a live programme for the BBC.