The Show

Meet The Team

Penny is undertaking an Assistant Producer Internship with the Tell Vanessa team. She has a Bachelors degree in Geography and Economics and has a strong passion for a career in television. She is extremely enthusiastic to be involved in the production of such an amazing show.

Penny Moore

( Production )

Fabio is passionate about photography. He commits himself as a volunteer photographer to build his portfolio. He was involved in the London Collection Man photography and London Fashion Week, where he took picture, backstage and on the catwalk. His dream has been always to travelling, going as far as Australia but since discovering photography, his actual dream, he decided to become a professional photographer for fashion and cinema.


Fabio Piazza

( Photography )

' Polly is an editor on the Tell Vanessa team and is currently studying for a Masters degree in Postproduction at Met Film School. She also has a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and is a keen graphic designer. She is very excited to be working on such a fantastic project.'

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Polly Hayes

( Editor )

Luke Duffell, a photographer based in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, is the Owner & Founder of Again Daddy, providing photography services for any occasion. For more infomation on Luke vist his website :


Luke Duffell

( Photography )

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Vanessa Cruickshank

( Presenter / Producer )

Darren is a TV & Radio Presenter, Voiceover artist and Director. From 2001 he began his venture staging & showcases for unsigned bands across the UK, which were held at London’s "hard rock cafe". In 2008 he founded his own small TV production called "Dirty Media" were he produce and direct music videos and showcase events across Europe. Now he focusses is to continue to Present and direct but most importantly to make great Television.


Darren Lucas

( Director )

With no background of media, Nicola has proved that you can achieve a career and fit your hobbies in, she has shown this by working her way as an assistant director to a co- Director.

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Nicola Morgan

( Co-Director )

Andrew is an experienced and professional camera operator and cinematographer, with over 15 years of experience behind the camera. He spent most of his career filming live stage music and dance events, and corporate videos. Andrew has recently expanded into television and film production and is enjoying his recent portfolio expansion including his involvement with the production of Tell Vanessa. (Andrew can be contacted @ Or )


Andrew Cant

( Head of Cinematography & Lighting )

An aspiring film maker with high hope and a bright future. Adwoa has come a long way from being a runner on various project to working her way up and assisting the crew to organizes the show, pre, post and throughout production, as the executive assistant on the show.

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Adwoa Agyemang

( Executive Assistant )

Viktor is the owner of vbVideo Productions, since the age of 8 he has been interest in photography and videography. His unique work ethic continues to lengthen over his years of experience in which he has provided distinct service to the general public. Covering a wide spectrum of various production needs, Viktor has provided professional services that range from but not limited to TV shows, music videos, film and commercial solutions both locally and internationally.


Viktor Bitto

( Head Editor )

Marian is passionate about photography and film, ever since he bought his first camera he fell in love with the art, he is the founder and owns Art&B Media production and is experienced as a producer, cameraman, photographer and editor with many professional collaborations under his belt, including theatre companies, music bands, communal projects, organizations and creative individuals.


Marian Dragalion

( 2nd Cinematographer )

Georgina Righton

( TV Show Researcher )

Stephen has done it all from radio presenting to writing and assisting on all kind of media platforms. Without this humble man there wouldn’t be ‘Tell Vanessa’ .Hardworking and humorous Stephen is a great joy to have on the team.


Stephen Mulindwa

( Camera Operator )

Shahida Wood is a Director, Screenwriter, Cinematographer and Editor. After completing a BTEC in Media (Moving Image) she went on to study and complete a Film Degree at Roehampton University. She has worked on music videos and has written and directed a short fictional film. She has also created a short environmental film in association with the Greggs Foundation.


Shahida Wood

( Camera Operator )

Jonny presently studying for a BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Film and TV at Wests Herts College. He’s an active team player and enjoys learning on the job. He has a passion for film making is keen to pursue a career working in the Film and TV industries.


Jonny Cliffe

( Camera Operator )

Paul is a camera operator and video editor from London with a passion for TV and film. Having lived and studied in Australia he loves to travel, bring fresh ideas to the crew.


Paul Canaan

( Camera Operator )

Steven Lewis

( Music sound engineer )

Alexandra is an editor from London with experience in producing music videos, short films and adverts. She has worked for various musical artists and corporate companies in both the UK and Russia. She is currently studying Film, TV and Digital Production in London and hopes to pursue a career in Media.


Alexandra Barnett

( Editor )

With family member of actors’, news reporters’ journalist but to name a few, Sharidin decided to go on board the media wagon and see why her family member enjoy the industry so much, finding a home at ‘Tell Vanessa’ she understands fully and is always happy to be on set and help out.


Sharidin Mumuni

( Runner )

Charlotte is relatively new to the industry and decided on a career change from the investment banking world. She’s hit the ground running and have worked at The Adelphi theatre in the West End, worked on some exciting magazine shoots and catwalk shows. Her career change has been a fantastic decision as she loves the buzz and fast pace of the TV studio.


Charlotte Light

( Make-Up Artist )

Alasdair has been involved in live event filming and film production for over 15 years, with a wide range of experience including writing, directing, editing and sound production. Alasdair says "The best thing about working on Tell Vanessa is the team; everyone is focused on making sure that the show that airs is the very best it can be, and they bring together some amazing skills to do that"


Alasdair McWilliams

( Head of Editing / Sound Technician )

A graduate in art history, Giampiaro attended a post graduate courses in photography at the London College of Communication, all of which taught him the technical skills, but above all, the awareness of refining and expressing the artistic and emotional elements that were already within him.

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Giampiaro D’Antonio

( Photography )

Carlos Bujan is graduated in Arts and a passionate photographer who discovered the creative possibilities of photography and decided to pursue a career as a photographer. He is currently based in London and he is developing his work as a commercial, portrait and product photographer along with his artistic and personal projects. Above all, he is always looking to expand his creative horizons as well as his technical skills.


Carlos Bujan

( Head Of Photography )

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