Meet the Team

Julie Tumilty - Managing Director

The first person you will meet at Feature Media!

Julie's background is in education, teaching English and Media for 6 years before forming the company in 2005.

Julie's main role is Sales and Marketing, she loves people and their stories and is good at listening, and interpreting even the most complex brief; keeping messages on brand and targetted.

Julie is all about relationship building, whether that be with our customers, suppliers or the wider community.

Favourite films: Wings of Desire – Wim Wender, The Player

Hobbies: Going to gigs and days out with the family

Deryn Carr - Camera/ Editor/ Director

Deryn has recently joined Feature Media to take over from James, who has moved down to London.

A highly experienced cameraman, editor and director, Deryn is now the one that makes you and your business look good on shoots so be extra nice to him!

Favourite film: The good, the bad & the ugly

Hobbies: BBQs, Computer games


Julia Barr - Administrator & Marketing Support

Julia does all the sales & marketing support work at Feature Media. She usually answers the phone too, so you may well speak to her first!

Hailing from the USA, she brings a bit of Hollywood to the team.

Favourite film: Inglorious Basterds

Hobbies: Writing, Reading & Wine

Richard Van De Steenoven - Lead Creative & Studio Manager

Richard manages projects through the studio from script writing and concepts, through to production & post-production. He has excellent organisational skills so you're in safe hands!

With an animation & motion graphics background, he has worked all over the country including work on several high profile films such as 47 Ronin and 300 Rise of the Empire. And he's been to Chernobyl.

Favourite film: The Warriors

Hobbies: Stop motion animation, Ice Hockey


Phil Ballaam - Animation & Motion Graphics

Hailing from Nottingham, our highly talented animation & motion graphics specialist will be working his magic on your projects in the background.

The only man to ever get a MACINTOSH into the office, although Ian will never let him forget it!

Favourite film: The Matrix

Hobbies: Travelling, All American sports

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