Our People

Meet our talented and creative team of filmmakers, producers and digital experts.

Rachel Wang

Company Director

Rachel Wang

Company Director

Rachel co-founded Chocolate Films in 2001. She launched the new studio, Nine Elms Studio in 2023. Rachel is a Trustee of the National Portrait Gallery and sits on the Film Committee at BAFTA. She recently won the Entrepreneur of the year - Wandsworth Women’s Enterprise Awards 2023. Find out more at rachelwang.co.uk.

Mark Currie

Company Director

Mark Currie

Company Director

Mark co-founded Chocolate Films in 2001 after working as an actor and director in theatre. He has produced and directed many of Chocolate Films' projects. Mark is a Fellow of the RSA and a creative director of 1000 Londoners. He held a talk at TedX about capturing London on film. Originally from Glasgow, Mark runs Chocolate Films between the London and Glasgow bases.

Anna Jeary

Producer

Anna Jeary

Producer

Anna started her career at Chocolate Films in business development, working with clients at an early stage on ideation and budgeting. She moved into producing for Chocolate Films in 2020, delivering film, animation and workshop productions end-to-end. Her personal interests include theatre, art, and social justice. She holds a bachelors in Philosophy and Theology from Durham University and a masters in Social and Political Theory from Birkbeck College, University of London.

Ross Dickson

Producer/Director

Ross Dickson

Producer/Director

Ross has been filming with Chocolate Films since 2013, first at our London office then moving home to Glasgow in 2018 to open our Scottish arm. He studied at The University of Glasgow and The Glasgow School of Art, and has produced a diverse range of films for our clients; from grassroots football documentaries to engaging content for museums and galleries.

Nicki Lang

Producer & Filmmaker

Nicki Lang

Producer & Filmmaker

With a degree in Social Anthropology, Nicki pursued a career in post-production, working on a broad spectrum of corporate, commercial and broadcast content. She now enjoys the entire creative process of filmmaking in order to tell meaningful stories that engage and inspire.

Lucia Philpot

Producer

Lucia Philpot

Producer

After studying philosophy at the University of York, Lucia moved to London to pursue her love of current affairs and film production. With experience in broadcast news production, long-form documentary making, and motion picture films, Lucia has brought her diverse skill set and passion for storytelling to Chocolate Films, producing films that have both purpose and impact. Alongside this Lucia has completed an MA in Journalism at Birkbeck College, UoL.

Nikita Burton

Project Manager

Nikita Burton

Project Manager

Nikita has always been creative from a young age which led her to complete a degree in Television and Film production. After moving to London and falling in love with art history she has been able to explore multiple forms of storytelling and creative outlets which has brought her to Chocolate Film's door.

Greg Latham

Producer/Director

Greg Latham

Producer/Director

After working in Communications, Greg went on to study Visual and Media Anthropology at the Freie Universität Berlin. He then worked as a freelancer producing video content for museums, artists and musicians before setting up our Berlin office in September 2019. He is passionate about working closely together with people to produce work that is authentic and creatively ambitious.

Morgan Morris

Editor

Morgan Morris

Editor

Having completed a degree in History, Morgan decided to pursue her interest in film editing and complete an MA in Post Production to formally learn the craft. Discovering Chocolate Films was a hallelujah moment, as the clients, projects, and combination of production and workshops was exactly what she was looking for in the film world.

Tom Whittaker

Motion Designer

Tom Whittaker

Motion Designer

After working in the design & illustration industry for several years Thomas now specialises in digital animation and motion graphics, channeling his creative vision into a uniquely rich and detailed portfolio of work, combining different styles and techniques such as photography, film, iconography and character animation.

Jen Walker

Motion Graphic Designer

Jen Walker

Motion Graphic Designer

Jen discovered her love of animation while studying for a degree in graphic design. With a background in art and photography, she has a real passion for visual storytelling. Jen is experienced in working across different media and enjoys continuously developing her skills through exciting projects.

Anyi Xu

Post-Production Assistant

Anyi Xu

Post-Production Assistant

After studying Media and Communication at the University of Nottingham, Ningbo China, Anyi decided to pursue her passion for film and storytelling in Goldsmiths. Chocolate Films’ vision on empowering communities in charity and art sectors gives her a sense of belonging. With a love of producing videos and films, she is excited to contribute her creativity to the communities and causes that Chocolate Films encompasses.

Ruth Gardiner

Filmmaker

Ruth Gardiner

Filmmaker

Ruth studied Fine Art at Goldsmiths then went on to become a curator. Her love of film brought her to filmmaking. After years of freelancing she brought her skills to Chocolate Films to combine her artistic eye and camera skills to create beautiful films through exciting storytelling and stunning shots.

Vlad Muko

Filmmaker/Editor

Vlad Muko

Filmmaker/Editor

Estonian film director Vlad Muko, now based in London, gained acclaim with his period drama "A Car Called Victory," premiering at the Camerimage Film Festival and earning a spot on the shortlist for the 45th Student Academy Award. His EU-funded drama short, "Dream Cut," premiered at the Stockholm Film Festival. At Chocolate Films, he directs short-form content spanning various sectors, including culture, charity, and education, with a focus on social and environmental issues.

Jenny Rygalska

Filmmaker/Editor

Jenny Rygalska

Filmmaker/Editor

Jenny is passionate about all things creative, with a particular interest in documentary filmmaking and sustainability. She loves working in every aspect of production from concept through to edit. Jenny loves creating captivating and thought provoking, beautiful content.

Philippe Thuery

Filmmaker/Editor

Philippe Thuery

Filmmaker/Editor

Philippe holds a BA in Film Production as well as an MA in International Law. Specialising in cinematography, he has lensed, produced, and directed a variety of narrative films, documentaries, factual TV and branded content.

Ben Phillips

Filmmaker/Editor

Ben Phillips

Filmmaker/Editor

Ben was drawn to Chocolate Films by the exhilarating and diverse work they create. His filmmaking background has varied across music videos, narrative shorts and corporate pieces. Ben’s passion is creating dynamic and emotive video content with purpose!

Matt Gibb

Filmmaker/Editor

Matt Gibb

Filmmaker/Editor

Matt studied English Literature at the University of Aberdeen and spent 6 years freelancing before joining Chocolate Films. He comes from East Lothian, Scotland and works in the Glasgow office. He is a self-taught filmmaker and editor and has always tried to tell engaging visual stories through polished, high-quality cinematography.

Elton Tan

Filmmaker/Editor

Elton Tan

Filmmaker/Editor

Coming from a background of freelance filmmaking of seven years creating films and content for companies in Singapore and London, Elton has brought his skills and storytelling flair to Chocolate Films. In his personal endeavours, the productions Elton directed, wrote, and edited have screened and won at film festivals such as the Royal Television Society awards and have been nominated at the BAFTA and Academy Award qualifying LA Shorts International Film Festival among many others internationally.

Fiona Burton

Animator/Filmmaker

Fiona Burton

Animator/Filmmaker

Fiona is a multi-media artist based in Glasgow. She studied Film and Media at Stirling University while freelancing to create animated films for a variety of clients. She was drawn to Chocolate Films for their passion of sharing the filmmaking experience with others and the fact that they weren't put off by her quoting Kermit the Frog in her cover letter. Her dream is to spend her time creating the little worlds inside her head and to one day become a mother to a large ginger cat called Mr. Pajammas.

Chef Dickson

Chief Bark Officer (Glasgow)

Chef Dickson

Chief Bark Officer (Glasgow)

Woof. I'm Chef Dickson. Meet me in the Glasgow office.

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Our producers are available to talk through your project at a time that suits you. We’ll make sure we understand your organisation and what you’re looking to achieve with your video content. Following the discussion, we’ll send over a detailed proposal for the work you’re looking to commission.