Film and photography studio opened by TV producer in the Fens

Simon Robinson at work

Simon Robinson at work - Credit: Archant

A TV producer director with more than 20 years experience working on programmes such as Big Brother and The Inbetweeners has launched a photography and video studio in the Fens.

Simon Robinson outside his new studio

Simon Robinson outside his new studio - Credit: Archant

Simon Robinson has opened Stardust Studios in March to provide a comprehensive family and individual portrait studio.

Using his TV experience He will also be using the space for autocue screen tests to help coach on-screen presenter hopefuls and talks of spreading his net wider to incorporate video work for commercial clients.

Earlier this year he completed films for global electronics giant, Panasonic, with clients flying in from Japan to take part in local filming.

Mr Robinson, who has worked on Grumpy Old Men, Masterchef, produced feature length films for bands including Mott the Hoople, Nick Cave and Julian Cope and worked with comedians including Chris Morris, Armando Iannucci and Alexi Sayle, is also looking at providing some kind of creative outlet for young people who want to work in the film industry or need help unleashing their creative talent in the field of video work.

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Mr Robinson, who grew up in March, but has spent his working career in London, said: “I have modified a warehouse for purpose built studio and production rooms.

“I’m looking at going into colleges and local business networks to spread the news about the facilities here. My goal as always is to deliver the best possible creative service and to have a bit of fun.”

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To view his work go to his Facebook page SJRvisuals or call him for details about the Commercial Road studio on 07516-844746.

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