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MEET THE TEAM BEHIND SQUADFOUR PRODUCTIONS

Creative Director

MATTHEW FORDY

Matthew has been filmmaking from a young age. The persue of filmmaking knowledge continued into his time at Aberystwyth University where he recieved a Joint Honours degree in Performance & Film Production. Matthew then went on to receive his Acting training at The Academy of Live and Recorded Arts obtaining a Masters in Professional Acting at the end of 2015.


Creating his own film company Alphiago Productions in 2012, Matthew created numerous shorts where he could hone his editing skills, in particular, his VFX. Now a creative director of SquadFour Productions you will find Matthew is the brains behind the operation, both technologically savvy and a fine eye for detail, Matthew is always at the centre of our projects making sure we get the best final results.

Creative Director

DANNY CHILDS

Danny’s experience and passion for filmmaking dates back to college years, regularly being part of the creative process for annual comedy sketch shows. Danny graduated from The Academy of Live and Recorded Arts with a BA Honours in Professional Acting in 2013. He then went on to work with numerous touring productions as an actor both nationally and internationally. 


Danny started to branch into actors showreels in 2016 after being invited to join FreshEdge Media as a creative director. Now a creative director of SquadFour Productions you will find Danny an integral part of the process both in front and behind the camera. Danny’s creative input has no boundaries at SquadFour seeing him get stuck in with the pre-production planning and stationed at the heart of the set come production day. 

After creating his own film company FreshEdge Media back in 2015, Rhys invited Danny to be his company partner and together they started their creative journey. In 2017 the two of them met and joined forces with Matthew's Alphiago Productions thus creating the film & media company 'SquadFour Productions. Rhys has toured both nationally and internationally with many different productions, he went on to work with the BBC, ITV and independent companies for Netflix films.His love for filmmaking ignited once he started working behind the camera.

After becoming Creative Director at SquadFour Rhys branched out in to photography and is now the guy with eye for composition. Leading the photography side of SquadFour gives him a keen eye for shots in film usually leaving Matt a headache in the editing suite. His passion for Filmmaking and Photography lets him get stuck in on every element of SquadFour Productions. Rhys is the Devils advocate for our productions with his eye for detail and creative mind testing ideas pre-production & production day.

Creative Director

RHYS CHARLES