FlixFilm was established in 2005 and is run by Derek Bateman.
Derek Bateman started working in the British Theatre as a crew member at the Newcastle Playhouse in 1982, He left in 1986 as crew chief to work as a Freelance Stage Manager and Production Manager. After many successful years of touring with companies like The Royal Shakespeare Company, Scottish Opera, Scottish Ballet, many independent companies and Theatre in Education he moved over to Television, Video and Film in 1988. He worked on many commercials and music videos, then started working for BBC Drama and BBC Education as a Production Runner. Several promotions later he left the BBC in 1999 as a First Assistant Director to move to Norway.
In Norway Derek worked freelance on several Television Commercials before going back to school and studying Documentary Photography at N.I.S.S in Oslo,
Since leaving school and setting up FlixFilm Derek’s work has been varied. His clients for video work include DNB, TELENOR, Sparebank1, Leger uten Grenser to name a few. His work has been nominated for Sølvtaggen.
FlixFilm produces TV commercials, information films, Training Community, Intranet and Instruction videos for companies for use on Television, Cinema, DVD/Blue ray distribution and the web.
FlixFilm can also organise your multi-camera production, with large LED screen for outdoor or indoor events.