OUR TEAM

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SIMON SLEAP

SIMON SLEAP

Editor

E: simon@chinagraphlondon.com
T: +44 (0) 7453 707373

Simon has worked within the film industry for nearly 25 years, starting as an assistant editor on feature films. Making the move to audio visual film marketing 20 years ago, Simon has edited a diverse range of campaigns, from independent films such as The Iron Lady to studio movies like Spectre. Simon works across a wide spectrum of formats from social content to trailers and right through to longer form marketing materials.

JAMES BLUNDEN

JAMES BLUNDEN

Editor

E: james@chinagraphlondon.com
T: +44 (0) 7947 871582

Having created award winning trailers for independent films such as Amelie, as well as global blockbusters like Skyfall, James was the driving force behind the creation of Chinagraph London in 2015. His role as senior editor has seen him work both in Los Angeles and London, creating trailers for some of the industry’s most respected directors, and he remains as enthusiastic and excited by the medium today as he was when he began his career nearly 20 years ago.

ROY SMITH

ROY SMITH

Producer

E: roy.smith@chinagraphlondon.com
T: +44 (0) 7919 835978

Roy is an award winning AV producer and sales executive with nearly 10 years experience of working in the film and television industry. Previously Senior Producer at Zealot UK, he specialised in theatrical and television marketing, producing award winning campaigns for Oscar-nominated features and Bafta-winning TV shows.

SAM BENNETT

SAM BENNETT

Producer

E: sam@chinagraphlondon.com
T: +44 (0) 7775 523268

Sam has over 20 years experience in film marketing and creative advertising. Previously Head of Client services at The Picture Production Company and now Producer and founding member at Chinagraph London. Sam has worked with all the major film studios and distributors creating global theatrical, television and digital marketing campaigns for films.

STEVE O’PRAY

STEVE O’PRAY

MD

E: steve@chinagraphlondon.com
T: +44 (0) 7764 200934

Steve O’Pray brings over 30 years experience in marketing, distribution and production. Starting out at Edit 142 and The Editpool, in the mid ‘90s he moved to the client side with Pathé Distribution for six years, which included their successful Lottery franchise win, which saw them also move into production. He returned to agency side joining PPC as Sales & Marketing Director, then MD. In 2006 he became CEO, after leading a MBO. He left in 2010, and executive produced a number of TV shows for the BBC and Disney, as well as a couple of independent films.
One of the founders of Chinagraph London in 2015, throughout his career he has worked on campaigns for every major studio, most Independents, and a wide range of producers and sales companies.