Welcome to meadia

Here at meadia we provide creative and technical support services to live events and the performing arts. With 5 years of touring and theatre experience we fast becoming a recommended partner in supporting performance in the UK and internationally.

Our main studio is based in Bournemouth and has three key departments; Film and Video, Production Design and Web Development. Meadia portfolio contains a wide range of work from community projects to concerts and touring, theatre and dance.

Please feel free to get in touch and see how we can help you.

biography

Company director Phil was born in Dorset and at the age of sixteen, studied at The Jellicoe Theatre (part of the Bournemouth and Poole College of Further Education) where he was awarded a BETEC National Diploma in Performing Arts (Production).
After he left The Jellicoe he went on to become Head of Electrics at Lighthouse in Poole, the largest arts center's outside of London where he was in residence for 5 years.

As well as his time at Lighthouse, he also spent time as a freelance lighting and video designer working with local companies in the South and producing performances for all ages. In October 2008, he launched his first company meadia continuing in the strong foundations of his freelance career.

Since that day he has worked on many productions around the globe.

credits

Two Door Cinema Club (2012 Festival Tour), Elton John (2011-12), Steps - The Ultimate Tour (2012), Ed Sheeran (2012 UK Tour), The Chemical Brothers (2011 World Tour), The Return of Michael Flatley as Lord of the Dance (2010 European Tour), Stevie Wonder (2010 European Tour), Diversity - Bringing a Toy Story to Life (2010 UK Tour), Lakeside Magic concerts (2003-07) and On the Green Rock (Saftesbury Community Play).

Lighting design

Theatre and dance
The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Dance Fever (Lighthouse), Space50 (UK and Germany tour), The Show must go On (Lighthouse), Magic of the Musicals (Poole), Romeo and Juliet (Poole), Key for Two (Dorset), Popcorn (Poole), The Eightfoot Leap (Poole), Edith Paif (Dorset) as well as resident designer for local companies Activate Performing Arts and Dance-for-all.

Concert and live events
The UK international Boogie festival (2005-12), Lakeside Magic 2009 (Dorchester), Endorset festival 2005-06, Bournemouth Live! festival (2003-04), The Great Dorset Steam Fair Music Festival (2005), Woman wants tall Man (2004), Music in the Meadow (Blandford) and Brighton Rocks.

Small scale touring
The Enormous Turnip (2011 - The Stuff and Nonsense Theatre), The Little Red Hen (2010), and Space50 (2008 - Niki McCretton Presents).

Film
Morris: a life with bells on (2006 - Twist Films).

Video design

Ed Sheeran - on the road content (2012 UK Tour), The Hare and The Tortoise (2011 tour - Stuff and Nonsense Theatre), Blockbusters (2011 - Stagewise Theatre)

Web design

South Coast Helicopter Club (www.southcoasthelicopterclub.co.uk), The Lyric Theatre (www.the-lyric.com), Christchurch Kayaking, Ani Overton Design and Graphics (www.aniovertondesign.co.uk), Bradley Engineering (www.bradeng.com), Dance-for-all (www.dancefourall.co.uk), Marketing, Print and Promotion (www.mppco.co.uk)

Currently Touring
The Enormous Turnip
Hare and the Tortoise
Two Door Cinema Club