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MONTAJ Media Village offers a high class, professional corporate video service which will allow companies, organisations and groups to promote themselves with powerful visual tools designed for the contemporary market. This service provides all aspects from scripting, shooting, editing, design and graphics to voice over and soundtrack musical elements. Our team have many years of combined professional experience and believe in close communication and collaboration with clients throughout every stage of video production.

As a company, MONTAJ believes that Southampton holds great film making potential and as such we are looking to build a wide- range of creative partnerships with film makers, the Arts community, educational arenas and the public sector. In addition, we are looking to engage with the public sector and regional and national funding avenues, in terms of producing both short and full length documentary films, reflecting the vibrant culture of the city of Southampton.


Rob Clother
Creative Director

Rob Clother has been a freelance director in the corporate, broadcast and short film/music video sectors since 1992. His clients have included The Foreign and Commonwealth Office, BBC and ITV as well as many major brands, charities, and both governmental/non-governmental organizations.

Simon Woodward
Photographer, Editor

A professional photographer and filmmaker, which includes camera and lighting work, filming corporate events, property shoots, weddings and short films. Simon is also an editor, specialising with iMacs and with experience of Final Cut, Lightroom and Photoshop.

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Mark Vennis
Managing Director

Mark Vennis is an established feature film producer and has produced many films and documentaries including Funny Cow, with Maxine Peake, the Don Letts music doc Rebel Dread, Sky Arts film Let Me Take You Down and, most recently, two films for the Hallmark channel in the USA.

Josh Reynolds
Graphic Design, Animator

With his experience as a graphic designer, Josh works with the full range of Adobe creative software to produce high quality content, specialising in detail oriented work such as logos, posters, title sequences and animated graphics. Josh is also an editor and photographer and additionally handles computer hardware-related technical issues, empowering the team to find new and innovative ways to use computer technology.

Taj Khan
Company Director

Co-founder of MONTAJ Media Village, Taj is a local businessman, experienced managing director and actor.

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Balwant Singh
Technical Support & Creative Design

With over 40 years of design experience across many fields including graphic design, production and set design, photography and music production, which is complimented by an extensive Creative and technical skill set. I have been responsible for the design, building and installation of MONTAJ Media Village main editing suite and would best describe myself as a Highly Creative Swiss Army Knife (with a bit of the nerdy geek on the side.)

Claire Battersby
Marketing Consultant

With over 20 years’ experience in marketing and publicity, Claire has worked on a number of feature films for the Hallmark Channel and Moviehouse Entertainment including recently Presence of Love, There’s Always Hope, Fixed and Crow Valley. Additionally, she has helped set up music documentary streaming platform Backbeat Docs. Claire also presents a weekly podcast for Shine Radio

Tori Green
Photographer and Film Maker


With 30 years’ experience in photography, film and community arts projects as a freelancer and for major UK charities.She is collaborating with Montaj Media Village on a series of short films featuring international poets and runs a community arts organisation in Cambodia.

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