Ruaridh Arrow trained as a newspaper journalist before becoming a producer at Sky News and Channel 4's Dispatches programme. After making How to Start a Revolution and writing thr authorized biography of Gene Sharp at Harvard University (publication pending) he became a senior producer on the BBC's flagship news programme, Newsnight. In 2011 he reported from Tahrir Square for the BBC during the Egyptian revolution. He can be found tweeting @Arrowonthehill
Director of Photography
Philip Bloom is a world-renowned film-maker who, for the past 10 years of his 27-year career has specialized in creating incredible cinematic images no matter what the camera. Some of his most iconic work was created with Canon DSLRs. As one of the biggest evangelists for their use in productions his website became the place to go to for budding filmmakers as well as experienced ones keen to embrace the new technology. His use of Canon DSLRs to shoot part of Lucasfilms’ last movie “Red Tails” proved a huge point to the naysayers. Learn more about Phil's work here.
Richard Shaw became head of development at Lion Television in 2004 where his credits included Britain from Above for the BBC, Secrets of a Suffragette for Channel 4 and Disappearing Britain for Channel 5. Before producing How to Start a Revolution Richard also held senior marketing roles at some of the UK's highest profile arts organisations including the Royal Opera House, the National Theatre and English National Ballet. He is currently serving as Director of Communications at the British Film Institute (BFI).
Mike trained as a craft editor at the BBC and subsequently worked on drama and feature length documentaries in music & arts and current affairs. His beautifully crafted pieces have been seen on the BBC, Channel 4, MTV and international channels across the world. He's also a joy to work with. He can be contacted here.