Management Team

West Digital has brought together a group of talented individuals from a variety of backgrounds. They’ve worked on drama, documentaries, film and corporate productions developing skills of unparalleled diversity and quality. They have the facilities, technology and most importantly, the creative passion for bringing your project to life. So, if you have a creative or technical question regarding your production, you can speak to someone on our team who can guide you through the process and costs.

PETER ZACAROLI, JOINT MD & SENIOR EDITOR

A talented colourist, Peter’s reputation precedes him. He started West Digital over 15 years ago and has built up a following with Directors, Producers and Production Companies.

Because of his experience, Peter is always in demand across a wide range of genres. Over the last few years, he’s specialised in Factual, Factual Entertainment and Features.

Recent credits include A Place in the Sun (Channel 4), Star Wars A Definitive History (Channel 5), Inside Buckingham Palace (Channel 5) and The Green Park: Tales From a Jewish Hotel (Feature).

Outside of post production, Peter enjoys photography and spending time with his family while running up and down mountains with Harriet the Labrador.

 

DARREN COCK, JOINT MD & HEAD OF FINANCE

Darren co-founded West Digital and is Head of Finance, responsible for financial reporting and controlling for the company as well as financial strategy and risk management.

He loves nothing more than preparing and reviewing monthly profit and loss spreadsheets, cash flow statements and balance sheets.

Darren’s worked in the media for a number of years and he now provides strategic leadership to the business alongside Peter. He is currently responsible for the companies operations and investments and now oversees our growth strategy, particularly in emerging markets in broadcast TV.

Send me an email darren@westdigital.co.uk

 

PAUL WILKES, GENERAL MANAGER

Paul is a client facing technical & operations lead with over 25 years of experience in post production and broadcast.

Prior to joining West Digital, Paul was Head of Business Development for Edit Store in Bloomsbury and before that, Head of Picture Post Production at Pinewood Studios.

As Technical Director of Halo Post, Paul set up and ran two central London facilities for the BBC dedicated to factual output. During Paul’s tenure, Halo won the 2014 Broadcast Award for Best Post Production Facility. Paul was also Technical Director of Soho facility, Dubbs-Eyeframe and has held key roles in cloud based media solutions companies, ChilliBean and BASE Media Cloud.

Send me an email paul.w@westdigital.co.uk