Meet the team

The Earl Films family is a diverse bunch, with experience and skills honed in far- flung places like Italy, New Zealand, and, er, Leeds. But they’re united in their passion for their craft and making great work that works.

Tim Earl

Founder & Producer

A Japanese-speaking ex-City broker, Tim Earl has been producing videos for corporate and private clients since switching careers in 2007. He still reads the FT and has been spotted checking FX swap rates and bond yield curves whilst on set.

Riccardo Sai


Riccardo Sai is a driven, passionate and charismatic award-winning director who sets out to approach his work with a very characteristic sense for aesthetics and style. When he’s not producing films, he’s growing vegetables for his secretly renowned Supper Club where every mouthful has a unique story (usually in Italian).

Zsolt Sándor

Director / DOP

Zsolt Sándor is a multi-skilled filmmaker with over 15 years experience creating corporate, commercial and documentary work around the globe. With a degree in film from Montreal’s Concordia University, Zsolt has a solid foundation in cinematic storytelling underpinning his work, and a sharp mind underpinning his lustrous hair.

Bryce Groves


Bryce Groves has carved a diverse path as an art director, from M&C Saatchi New Zealand to some of the UK’s shiniest healthcare ad agencies. He’s motivated by insight-driven ideas with a genuine voice. And, by fonts. Lots and lots of fonts. Once a great idea is cracked he loves to get hands-on in bringing it to life; wielding copywriting, design, cameras, signwriting skills, and did we mention fonts?

Will Preisner


A passionate storyteller, Will is a London & Manchester based director of photography and camera operator, with over 7 years’ specialising in shooting drama, commercials, music promos, fashion, branded content and corporate.

Oliver Cross

DOP / Editor

Equally adept at operating his Sony FS700 camera and his Adobe Première edit suite, New Zealander Oliver is currently sporting a better beard than Beardyman (though he’s perhaps not quite as good at beatboxing).

Jenna Treat

Hair & Makeup Artist

Jenna is our resident expert in making the people in front of the camera look as fantastic every other aspect of production.
Not a single strand of stray hair escapes her experienced eye or fine-tuned tools of the trade.

Social Media Sam

Social Media Guru

A South African born English bod, ex-Finance Executive Assistant, after doing an MBA at Warwick, she decided to change careers and get all Social! So she is with us and managing all things Social Media.  She gets her kicks out of keeping you all updated! From sneaky behind the scenes shots of our set life to letting you know how we let our hair down.