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Dan Porter

Exec Director & Co-founder

Dan has over twenty years of experience in trailer editing and creative direction for game marketing content. Prior to co-founding The TrailerFarm with his brother Tony, Dan held in-house positions at Disney and EA. He has a track record of producing and directing award-winning content for a wide range of game developers and publishers, including SEGA, Gearbox, Square Enix, Rovio, and many more.

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Tony Porter

Exec Director & Co-founder

Tony has worked within the video game and creative agency sectors for two decades, first as an artist for Rockstar and then Disney, before co-founding The TrailerFarm with his brother Dan. His work has brought millions of views to some of the biggest names in games for clients including Warner Brothers, Sony, ITV and countless more.

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Ron Ashtiani

Exec Chairman

Ron has been listed in both the UK top 100 people in video games and in the top 100 in digital media. Over the last 20 years, Ron has worked as a creative leader on three blockbuster Marvel movies, over 30 video games and with major IP owners including J. K. Rowling, Warner Bros, Sony and Microsoft. In 2009 Ron founded visual design company, Atomhawk, building it from a team of four into an internationally renowned brand with studios in the UK and Canada. In June 2017 he negotiated the acquisition of Atomhawk by Sumo Digital and joined their management team. In December 2017 the team floated the combined group on AIM as Sumo Group PLC.

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Pete Webber

Creative Director

Pete is a former journalist who has held senior in-house editorial positions for global developers and publishers, Codemasters and Crytek. Pete has most recently provided services as a Script Writer and Creative Lead for The TrailerFarm. His diverse portfolio of work has represented IP from publishers including EA, SEGA, Devolver Digital and THQ Nordic.

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Karen Ashtiani

Marketing & PR

Karen brings a wealth of marketing experience to the team with expertise in brand strategy, PR, advertising and social media management. As Head of Marketing at Atomhawk, Karen built an international brand and developed an evolving marketing strategy that supported the growth and success of the business. Prior to Atomhawk, Karen managed multi-million advertising and digital strategy campaigns for clients including Bupa, Muller & Skoda.

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Danielle Fellows

Senior Production Manager

Danielle is a skilled Production Manager with extensive experience of planning and managing creative projects across the games and entertainment industries. Prior to joining Big Thursday, Danielle worked in production management roles at Atomhawk and Emerald City Games.  She has an in-depth understanding of project management and creative processes, is adept at implementing and improving company-wide systems, and collaborates effectively with creative teams and high profile clients to deliver exceptional results on time and on budget.

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Mike Howie

Principal Designer

Mike has been creating motion graphics, user interface and graphic design for the last ten years, working with some of the biggest names in video games. Highlights have include motion graphics work for Mortal Kombat 11 and Injustice 2, both for Warner Bros’ NetherRealm studio, and Overkill’s The Walking Dead. Mike also played an integral role on the user interface design for Halo Infinite, Call of Duty: Vanguard and EVE: Valkyrie.

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Danielle Fellows

Senior Production Manager

Danielle is a skilled Production Manager with extensive experience of planning and managing creative projects across the games and entertainment industries. Prior to joining Big Thursday, Danielle worked in production management roles at Atomhawk and Emerald City Games.  She has an in-depth understanding of project management and creative processes, is adept at implementing and improving company-wide systems, and collaborates effectively with creative teams and high profile clients to deliver exceptional results on time and on budget.

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