Take 1

Transcription services

Take 1 is proud to be the trusted provider of transcription, captioning and translation services to all the major production companies, subtitling, studios and networks in the UK and the USA.

We have the capacity to handle your projects and we always deliver on time and on budget. We are very passionate about transcription. We really understand workflow and have innovative solutions that position us as a seamless extension of your in-house resource.

We process over 20,000 hours of content per year for our clients. Send us your video content and we will deliver you meaningful metadata in the form of transcriptions, logs, translations and caption files. Ideal for creating Stringouts, helping your Editor understand Japanese, fulfilling network delivery requirements or improving SEO of your online video content.

Crane Chambers
58 High Street
TN17 3DL



All3media international is one of the UK's leading independent television programming distributors, offering programming to broadcasters around the world. 


Berkshire House
168-173 High Holborn

Tel 020 7845 4350

Clear Cut Pictures

Clear Cut Pictures has a 25-year heritage of providing impeccable end-to-end post-production services for leading production companies and all the major global broadcasters. Our clients are at the very heart of what we do and they return to us time and again. Their productions are our productions; we measure our successes on their successes, and our team is embedded in their team.

We have over 70 edit suites and production offices based in three locations across London (Bloomsbury, Fitzrovia and Shepherds Bush), plus ‘pop-up’ facilities in client offices across the UK. We provide customised workflow management, creative collaboration and delivery solutions to meet the needs of a wide variety of hard-hitting and impactful feature documentaries and broadcast series.

1 Springvale Terrace
W14 0AE

Tel 0207 605 1700

Edinburgh TV Festival

The Edinburgh Television Festival is the seminal media event in the UK - famous for its provocative, informative and entertaining sessions, all created by seasoned TV producers ensuring the highest quality and relevance. Offering more than 70 keynotes, debates and masterclasses, plus scores of networking opportunities, we draw around 2000 professionals from across the globe.

The Festival features an array of high-calibre speakers from media titans to actors, writers, producers, CEOs and channel controllers. They include Armando Iannucci, Sir David Attenborough, Vince Gilligan, Joanna Lumley, Sharon Horgan, Charlie Brooker, Ricky Gervais, Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Hugh Grant amongst many others.

Most recently, the Festival announced it is expanding its remit as the foremost charity dedicated to supporting the TV industry with the launch of a new division - The TV Foundation. The Foundation will also take control of long-running talent schemes The Network and Ones to Watch, as well as year-round initiatives including the Social Mobility Summit and New Voice Awards.

Edinburgh International Conference Centre
The Exchange
150 Morrison St

Focal International

FOCAL International (Federation of Commercial Audiovisual Libraries) is a professional not-for-profit trade association formed in 1985. It is fully established as one of the leading voices in the industry which represents the footage and content libraries in over 30 countries, the archive producers, researchers, consultants and facility companies. The FOCAL International Awards are the organisation’s flagship event and exists to champion the use of archive footage in the creative industries as well as the work and contributions of many of its talented members.

27 Mortimer Street

Tel 0203 948 1999


Invigorate your factual projects by talking to the world’s biggest creator and distributor of digital content. The depth and breadth of our archive is un-surpassed offering 200 million stills and 8 million online video clips including world-renowned broadcast, studio, and archive partners such as BBC, ITN, AFP, Warner Brothers, ABC, Sky News, and Bloomberg.

We offer more than cost-effective licensing solutions, and can help with programming ideas, collaborations and utilise our content to help develop film narratives. Talk to us for help and creative input on your project.

101, Bayham Street

Tel 0800 376 7977

The Grierson Trust

Established in 1972, The Grierson Trust champions factual filmmaking and is responsible for the annual British Documentary Awards, the biggest event in the UK documentary calendar. More fondly known as The Griersons, the awards commemorate the pioneering Scottish documentary filmmaker John Grierson (1898 – 1972), famous for Drifters and Night Mail and the man widely regarded as the father of the documentary.

The awards recognise and celebrate documentaries from Britain and abroad that have made a significant contribution to the genre and that demonstrate quality, integrity, creativity, originality and overall excellence. This year, the ceremony will take place on the evening of Thursday, 14 November 2019 at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank, London.

The Trust also runs an annual training scheme for aspiring documentary filmmakers between 18-25yrs called The Grierson DocLab, supported by The Rank Foundation. DocLab is made up of a week-long residential course comprising workshops and masterclasses from industry experts as well as mentoring support and funded training opportunities with the UK's leading independent production companies. .

28 Sallows Road

Tel +44 (0)1733 891878

Rapid Pictures

We have over 20 years'experience providing post production to all major broadcasters, production companies and multi-platform content providers. They return to us year after year to work with our award winning talent in our relaxed and friendly facility. We are a full service post-production facility, offering our expertise to help you finish your programme in comfortable and relaxed surroundings.

21-25 Goldhawk Road
W12 8QQ

Tel 020 8743 8053

S+O Media

S+O is a leading provider of digital cinematography equipment and experienced technical operators.

Over the last 15 years we have matched the latest acquisition technology with the most talented crews across all genres of TV. We pride ourselves in supplying our clients with a bespoke one stop shop. You can focus on the story while we take care of logistics.

We have a huge inventory of cameras, lighting, sound and grip for rent either as dry or wet hire.From single camera 35mm sensors to multi camera fly pack systems, we ensure we bring the highest production value to all projects.

Unit 3, Latimer Industrial Estate
Latimer Road
W10 6RQ

Tel 020 7524 7777


For over fifteen years now, Satusfaction has provided a happy home for some of the UK’s finest freelance editors. Building a strong stable and reputation by consistently pairing talent with an ever-growing client list.

We understand creative briefs and give a professional, efficient and very friendly service- you’ll feel confident calling when the pressure is on. We would rather turn a job down than recommend an unsuitable editor and pride ourselves on matching the right person for the brief.

To see a full list of editors we represent, please visit our website

1-3 Old Compton Street

Tel 020 7 287 9839


ScreenSkills is the industry-led skills body for the UK's screen-based creative industries - animation, film, games, television including children's and high-end, VFX and immersive technology. We work across the whole of the country to build an inclusive workforce with the skills needed for continued success, now and in the future.

94 Euston Street

Sheffield Doc Fest

Sheffield Doc/Fest is a world leading festival celebrating the art and business of documentary and non-fiction storytelling across all forms. Each year the festival welcomes over 25,000 festival goers, including around 3,500 industry delegates from 55 countries.

The Workstation
15 Paternoster Row
S1 2BX

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