BEHIND THE CAMERA
Piers is a freelance Photographer/ Filmmaker and Social Media and Content Creation Consultant, based in Hertfordshire/London.
Piers graduated from Loughborough University with a BA/Hons in Drama and started his career as an actor, before moving into digital marketing and content creation for the entertainment world.
He has been working as a freelance photographer/videographer for the best part of ten years. Career highlights include: photos being featured on The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug DVD for Warner Brothers Pictures and numerous works in outdoor print around London, and publications around the UK, such as The Guardian , The Times, Daily Telegraph, The Independent, Victoria Magazine, and Timeout.
Until August 2020 he was Head of Social Media and Content Creation at Target Live (Havas) for 5 years - managing, strategising and creating content for a wide variety of over 100 social / digital media accounts for notable Live Entertainment and Cultural brands covering West End, Off West End, National and International touring theatre productions, Exhibitions, Venues and Festivals. In 2021 he joined The Theatre Channel as Director of Photography.
He has experience of proactively training and presenting industry developments to groups of varying sizes including his team and colleagues he worked with at global advertising agency Havas, but also most notably with Southbank Centre, Mountview Students and high profile celebrities involved in theatre and events.