About Zest

Zest is an award-winning film and video company, specialising in creative production for brands, businesses and charities.

Our core team was shaped by The BBC, The Economist and The Guardian, helping us inject journalistic rigour and story-telling expertise into the work we create. We listen carefully to our clients, and take an intelligent, detail-oriented approach.

But we aren’t boring… we make technically brilliant and energetic content, that delivers. Our clients include:

Barclays | Boots | Cadbury | Chevrolet | Christian Aid | The Economist | EA Games | Macmillan Cancer Support | Mondelez | Penguin Random House | Royal Osteoporosis Society | Unilever | VSO | World Ocean Summit


●       Use a JOURNALISTIC approach to shape films from scratch

●      Create BRAND FILMS and SOCIAL MEDIA content

●      Take pride in collaborations with CHARITY, NGO and CONSERVATION organisations

●      Devise stylish and engaging CORPORATE VIDEO

●      Make dynamic MOTION GRAPHICS, ANIMATION and STOP-MOTION films

●      Produce EVENTS FILMING, from multi-camera full-length edits, to pacey highlight cuts

Tim Maynard | Managing Director

Tim is an experienced producer, director (not to mention, post production whizz) with a long list of credits, both editorial and branded. His work has been seen on BBC, ITV and Channel 4. He developed his journalistic chops with print titans like The Economist, The Guardian and The Times.

Tim is highly tuned into each step of the production process and builds strong client relationships in an efficient and conscientious fashion. He is an expert at bringing complicated messages to life, having spent his formative years in the edit suite, honing the craft of storytelling.

Tim takes pride in his work across the globe for humanitarian causes, most notably through his film-making for Christian Aid, Raleigh International and VSO.

Tom Kinnersly | Senior Editor

TK is a post-production guru with twenty years’ skin in the game. He earned his stripes with clients like BBC, HBO, Disney+, Discovery, NewsUK and ITV. Not one to rest on his laurels, Tom is constantly re-training in the latest and best software to make our projects sing.

He approaches every piece of work with an eagle-eyed attention to detail. But what gets us really excited is his confident and engaging storytelling, incorporating bold use of music, sound design and motion graphics… to leave a lasting impression.

ZEST and ZEST PRODUCTIONS are trading names of ZEST PICTURES LIMITED •  Registered Company # 9606897  •  VAT # 213574229