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Stories are important and you’ve got a story to tell. Here at Olby’s we are committed to making sure everyone can tell their story, no matter who they are or their background. Maybe you know exactly how you want to tell it, maybe you don’t and that’s ok. We have the facilities, capabilities and the knowledge along with the passion to bring your stories to life.


Lee has a Degree in Film Technology and a Teaching PGCE in English and Media. He is a writer, actor and film-maker and has taught at degree level in all areas of media and acting training. He has written and directed two short films RUBY BABY (which won best director at the LA Film Awards) and AGAIN which is currently being developed into a series. He works mainly as a director but is also an accomplished editor and film colourist and is a BMD Da Vinci Resolve Certified Trainer.

Sean has been working within the film and video industry since he graduated from university in 2010. Starting out as a freelancer, Sean learnt many valuable skills such as pre-production planning, directing, and editing video content. Since then, Sean has set up his own video production company where he bought a team of creatives together to create brand and video content.

Tracer is an agency represented photographer and film-maker with a wealth of experience in the fashion and beauty field as well as in commercial image making. Past and present clients include renowned brands such as Samsung, Disney, Boots/No7, Chanel, Prada & Vivienne Westwood.


With our combined backgrounds we can produce cinematic, engaging broadcast quality prime time commercials that really tell your company’s story in 30 seconds. We will talk to you in depth about your brand and then design a campaign with you for maximum engagement.

A brand film is longer than a commercial and usually used for socials or a web site to really tell the story of your brand. Can be shot anyway you wish from a longer form commercial style shoot to a documentary style talking heads piece with testimonials.

We have worked with a number of artists across different genres and can produce fully narrative music videos, performance videos, live gig capture, lyric videos and behind the scenes content and interviews. If you’re an artist in need get in touch now.

Have a story you want to tell? Come talk to us about it. We have been involved in a number of short narrative films and are currently signed on to shoot our first feature ‘This Way Of Life’ in fall 2022. We can help with all parts of the process of producing your film.

Creating stories in the right length and ratio for Instagram and Facebook covers can be time consuming and frustrating. Provide us with assets you have and we will devise campaigns for you which are easy to implement and always fit the platforms parameters.

An electronic press kit is an essential part of an artists tool kit and as it is the first contact many artists will have with publishers, reviewers and press it needs to be clean, professional and represent the ethos of the artist and the release. That’s where we come in!

Situated in the heart of Margate’s Old Town we are dedicated to community interest projects and believe everyone should have access to our facilities and our mentoring. If you have a project in mind please don’t hesitate to come run it by us.

We also offer services as project managers, consulting on projects and helping with everything from funding to sourcing the right people and assets. We also have places where people can work and run their own shoots using our facilities as a project base.

The Olby’s Visual team has previously worked with: