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About Us

Turning Great Ideas into Outstanding Films

Mendoza Films is a multi-disciplined production company and strategy consultancy based in London. We collaborate with creative agencies and brands across the globe. Our continued success is based on our simple approach: we only ever deliver cost-effective, focused and compelling films.

This may include commercials, branded campaigns, digital content and corporate or integrated media solutions. Each new project receives our utmost attention, whether it’s a pack shot or complex special effects shoot.

No matter the budget, platform or scale we will endeavour to deliver the best solution and results.

Our talented roster of award winning filmmakers shares our philosophy. Each is renowned for their skills in creating poignant, challenging and inspiring films.

Mendoza Films was founded in 1984 and our passion and enthusiasm have continued to grow as we face new trends, techniques and challenges.

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We have 32 years of experience
creating dynamic and creative spots
for a regular and worldwide
client base.

Branded Content

We create multi platform, broadcast
quality digital films that engage their
audience with valuable content at
affordable rates.


Our adaptable roster of Directors
delivers accomplished and beautifully
shot films, which translate effortlessly
to their audience.


Our location, experience and local
knowledge have proven to be
invaluable to many companies
seeking local production services.


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    Our Office

    Mendoza Films,
    48-49 Russell Square
    London, WC1B 4JP

    +44 (0) 207 199 9710



    Mendoza Lithuania
    Liauksmino st. 3
    LT-01101 Vilnius, Lithuania

    +37 (0) 685 30558

    US Enquiries

    Lori Benson



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    Rama II Frontage Rd,
    Bangkok 74000, Thailand

    +66 (0) 6-1703-3331


    Alex Tsilifonis

    Originally from Athens Greece, Alex is a neurodivergent London-based director. He is the recipient of the 1st National Prize of the Nespresso Talents (Cannes Film Festival 2020), his latest short film "Rookie" screened at OSCAR and BAFTA Qualifying festivals and in 2021 he directed "The Cellist", an advert for McDonald’s (Porsche Awards 2022). He is also a graduate of the MET Film School (Ealing Studios), got his first TV credit at the age of 27 and now he is on track to direct his debut feature film "National Road" later this year.


    Avi Karpick

    For over 25 years, Avi Karpick has worked worldwide as a cinematographer and director on hundreds of large-scale and award-winning advertising campaigns. After many years of shooting live action, he chose to specialize in food and liquids tabletop, working with top food stylists, mock-up and SFX teams in over 20 countries. With a firm belief that ‘no task is impossible’, he has become a highly sought-after director and DP, specializing in the widest range of tabletop products.


    Bryan Rowland

    Bryan Rowland is a passionate filmmaker with a background in post production. His love of motion graphics, VFX and editing shines through in all his work. For the past 7 years Bryan has been traveling across the globe shooting commercials and documentaries. As a Director he embraces every technological breakthrough and each new format and camera that evolves. Bryan edits his own work making him an ideal option for Clients working with a challenging budget. Projects with soul and purpose excite him. He is currently working on several campaigns and an amazing 12 part series on addiction recovery. Recent work includes films for Men’s Wearhouse, Blake Lively’s ‘preserve.us’ launch video and Ryan Reynolds short film for Triumph motorcycles.


    Dan French

    Dan has always been in awe of the effect cinema can have on a viewer, taking an interest in narratives that moved him from an early age. With a strong understanding of the filmmaking process and a passion for the technical aspects, he’s found himself drawn to beautiful imagery and fast-paced modern camerawork. His recent work has delved further into his interest in narrative storytelling, melding the two worlds of style and substance to create stories with a visual punch. He is always keen to push creatives and play with new techniques to tell a story.


    Danilo Leonardi

    Danilo Leonardi is a Photographer and Videographer based in London. Danilo photographs interiors, architecture, cityscapes and urban spaces. His aim is to tell the story the client needs to convey, and to do so with a variety of techniques - these could include the approaches of street photography to show architectural spaces with people actually using them, or to depict the environment of the city as a setting to place people or products.


    Katie Bell

    London based Katie Bell is a visual director with a talent for getting naturalistic, genuine performances from both children and adults, as well as making the world look beautiful. Katie’s interest in directing first came when she worked at MTV Europe designing idents and on-screen graphics. She then moved to post-production, combining live action special effects with designing title sequences. Her titles for John Paul Gaultier’s Eurotrash led to her being asked to direct her first music video. Many music videos followed, cementing her love of performance and cinematography (and an ability for working quickly) for artists such as The Bee Gees, Boyzone, Girls Aloud, and Myleene Klass, to name a few (shooting in studios and on location all over the world). Her experience in design, SFX, and music has proved a useful visual background that has developed into a realistic style. Just some of the brands she has shot for include KLM, Capital Radio, Dove, Danone, Persil, Ribena, Kraft, Royal Bank of Scotland, Nestle, Pampers, Danone, Chicco, Kinder, Eurostar, Kraft, Muller, and Minute-Maid. Katie is a collaborative director with vast experience filming with kids, she brings a strong visual aesthetic, total commitment and a tremendous work ethic to every project.


    Michael Heffernan

    Michael Heffernan is an award winning lifestyle and advertising photographer with more than twenty years experience shooting for clients worldwide. Michael thrives shooting in challenging situations on location or in the studio and is quick to adapt to the different people and cultures that he encounters on his shoots. Interacting with people, putting them at ease and gently encouraging them is key to his approach. As a lifestyle photographer his aim is to always capture those authentic moments that tell the clients story. You can see more of his work here. His clients include Coca Cola, GSK, Philips, Bombay Sapphire, SSE, Digicel, Princess Yachts.


    Nathan Firn

    Nathan Firn was born in Germany and raised in virtually every region of the United States, where he developed a deep empathy and an obsession with observation. Naturally, he moved into filmmaking and has now directed branded content on four continents - including nationally broadcast campaigns for Coca Cola and American Express.


    Rozaliya Dimitrova

    Rozaliya has a passion for things in motion. This turned into a BA in film and commercial directing. In 2010 her debut ultra short film "Water" went out to be a big success, first prize winner and more than 8 years festival attendee, and still is. Then she decided to make a documentary "Talents", telling the story of a female boxer soon to become a champion. Somewhere in that time she discovered the world of commercials and she was completely drown into it’s ever so changing reality.


    Tory Smith

    Tory Smith is a British Photographer with a unique and recognisable shooting style. Based between London & Lisbon, Tory shoots internationally and covers Fashion, Beauty & Advertising Photography. Her style is both colourful and imaginative with a soft lighting approach within her studio & on location. Tory loves to tell stories with her images offering a fresh perspective and creative energy for her clients such as L’Oreal Paris, Lee Stafford Hair & Beauty, Harrods & Aspinal of London.


    Tory Smith

    Tory Smith is a British Photographer & Videographer with a unique and recognisable shooting style. With a love for storytelling in her work, Tory has become highly sought after for her creative energy and fresh perspective on commercial photography and videography.