Drew Buckmaster

Mahootle Creative

Creative concepts and design

+61 432 938 812

 

Drew journeyed from the green rolling hills of Eastern England, via the London metropolis to the great southern land that is Australia. He wants to live in a world filled with innovative design, books that come bundled with extra dark chocolate and a force field around his computer that repels cats and sticky-fingered children.

 

As a designer with more than 20 years experience, Drew has created compelling designs for a diverse range of clients including Cochlear, Baxter Healthcare, Thomson Reuters, CBA, ASIAL and Glenfiddich. An avid shutterbug, when Drew is not designing or creating beautiful title sequences, you can find him taking photographs in and around Sydney.

 

Designer, father, cinefile, photographer and virgo, Drew creates at the fulcrum of simplicity and beauty to make great work for living, breathing human beings. His opinions belong to nobody but himself.

Mark Coates

Space and Sound Studios

Creative concepts, design and music

+61 425 273 334

Originally from the Peak District, in the North of England, Mark has travelled here, there and almost everywhere. He has lived in the UK, Japan and now Sydney, Australia.

Mark has a BA (Hons) in Typography & Graphic Communication from the University of Reading in the UK. He studied under some of the design industry's most recognised practitioners. He has more than 25 years experience in design and marketing communications, and more than 12 years in video production, working with charities, start ups, corporates and multi-nationals.

When not travelling with his family or watching English Premier League football, at 2am in the morning, Mark is in his studio. He is happiest when composing music. He also loves chocolate, coffee, creativity and very modern and very old buildings.

 

Mark is a Member of the Australian Guild of Screen Composers.

Brought together by a shared sense of humour plus an interest in creativity and chocolate, Mark and Drew originally formed the Blend Factory as an alliance between their two studios – Mahootle Creative and Space and Sound Studios – in order to explore ways in which sound, music, moving images, static images, photography and art can be blended in creative and inspiring forms.

It is now much more. Their shared passion for film, TV, moving images and music has grown into a place to find creative title sequences and inspiring music for television, film, presentations, events, galleries and museums. With their shared interests and their wide skill base, Blend Factory can produce both the moving image and the music.

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All title sequences are copyright and the sole property of Drew Buckmaster, Mark Coates and the Blend Factory. All music is copyright and the sole property of Mark Coates. Any reference to people living or dead is purely coincidental. Unless stated, otherwise, all title sequence are entirely fictitious and any similarity to existing broadcast media is purely coincidental.

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