I am Xandy.

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Producer, Writer, Director
...and Martial Artist

Xandy Sahla personal statement:

It is safe to say I have a boundless passion for all things film.  Over the years I have written, produced and directed several of my own short  films. 

 

Professionally I have worked in the industry as a camera operator, as well as 2nd-unit director and have clocked-up over 40,000 hours of on set experience.

 

I have worked on many highly acclaimed feature films such as; ‘Pride’, ‘Belle’ and 007 'Skyfall’. Equally I have also worked on many outstanding TV dramas such as; ‘Mr Selfridges’, ‘Downton Abbey’ & ‘Unforgotten’. As well as many commercials and notable music videos such as; Take That - "Rule The World", George  Michael & Many J Blige - "As" and  Cheryl Cole "Parachute" .  Through this extensive experience I have gained the considerable respect from the industries top producers, actors and crews.

 

In theatre I has worked closely with celebrated actor, playwright and theatre director Steven Berkoff, directing & producing multi-camera film productions of the his plays.

 

My other passions lie in the life time study of Japanese Samurai Swordsmanship. Age 21 I got a scholarship to study at the International Budo University in Japan. After which I became a member of the British Kendo team at several European & World Championships and was 3 time National & 2 time European Iaido 5th-dan Champion.

Producer
...and Dancer & Aerialist

Jamie is an indispensable member  at the very  core of Xandy Productions. His  background in dance has given him an unwavering commitment to over come each and every challenge film production can  throw and fly with it. 

I am Jamie.

Jamie Higgins personal Statement:

I am a powerful and passionate technical dancer with the mental strength to match. I work hard on understanding how my body operates and then adapting this to different dance styles and forms. I am able to produce both sensitive and dynamic characterization in performance and have enjoyed showing this when working with company members learning established repertoire. I live to dance and am totally dedicated to the challenges ahead, I am very ambitious and self-motivated, and I dedicate myself to every opportunity and give one hundred percent of my time and ability. I am a loyal individual who loves making new friends and relishes the opportunity to dance with and learn from other professionals.

I am Simon.

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Technical co-ordinator 

Simon Hill personal statement:

I have 25+ years experience in sound and video engineering. I cut my teeth in the live music industry before branching out into the corporate world.

 

I now specialise in services which include; event live streaming, hybrid events, live events, and webinars. I have a portable studio which means I can work from locations throughout the UK and overseas.

 

I also have my own Audio & Video Production company nn1audio based in Northampton.