Company Profile

Close Range Films have been producing film and video content for UK and US clients for over 15 years. Consulting with a diverse folio of organisations to realise video media content strategies across a range of commercial disciplines.

Currently partnering with accelerator investment programme Crowd10, we have worked with over twenty start ups in 2016 producing investment pitch films to raise funding with an 80% success rate.

We work closely with the tech and start up community in Bristol & Bath to produce promotional video media content for clients such as Rockfield Systems, IBB, Rocketmakers as well as a series of online content for The Guild Co-working space in Bath.

Other collaborations include a recent commission by digital marketing consultant Andy Pemberton to work along side Votion Graphics to produce a series of marketing digests for advertising agency Dientsu.

Our longer term clients include Thunderbay Pictures and Severin Films based in Los Angeles and Skene Media, filming WiFi deployment case studies across Europe for Ruckus Wireless.


The Team

Will Sansom - Producer / Director

Will founded Close Range Films in 2005 and has produced original content for a range of brands and clients in the charity, commercial and arts sectors from the UK and around the world. He is driven by creating engaging narrative led stories about great people and organisations with a sense of social responsibility. He is currently studying an MA in Digital Film at Southbank specialising in narrative comprehension. He also runs a limited edition vinyl record label to promote independent artists.

Graham Skene - Producer / Director

Graham has been producing PR, tech films and case studies for over ten years. A specialist in film and video technology, he brings innovative rigs and creative cinematography to his productions.

Alice Mercier - Account Manager

Alice is a BA Photographic Arts graduate from the University of Westminster with distinction and honours. She has a wealth of client facing media experience on set and location with film, photography, and publishing. Alice is particularly interested in documentary film-making, photography and creative writing. She excels at responding to a client's needs within a brief and translating this into outstanding bespoke content.