Irons in the Fire

Film & TV

'Irons in the Fire' is a TV documentary (22 mins) calling for more creative opportunities for London's 'at-risk' youth to transform their lives. The film celebrates 5 young people, and the 5 organisations who have helped them discover a passion that will shape their lives. The film is narrated by the amazing Idris Elba, and features the poetry of George the Poet, a remarkable young man who is currently nominated for a BRIT award and is on the prestigious BBC sound list for 2015. The film has been licensed to Sky and has been screening on Sky 3D and Sky Arts.


Featured Organisations:

Bigga Fish, Fifteen, Greenhouse, Impact Dance, Only Connect


Produced: Joe Dives
Directed: Yoav Segal
Narrator and Associate Producer: Idris Elba
Poetry: George the Poet

Heads of Department:

Documentary Director of Photography: Luke Palmer
Hi Speed Director of Photography: Catherine Derry
Stereographer: James Burgess
Sound Designer: Tim O'Donoghue

Documentary Crew:

Production Manager: Zaira Brilhante
Production Assistant: Charles Davis
Runners : Ben Miller, Ibrahim Mawanda, Maria Pereira
Focus Puller: Moncho Aldamiz
Camera Assistant: Carlotta Merzari
3D Camera Assistants: Jackson Wardle, John Perry
DIT: Matthew Olarewaju
Grips: Charlie Holling, Jack Glascodine
Best Boy: Junior Agyeman
Gaffers: Antti Jahunsen, Chris Tsim

Studio Crew:

1st Assistant Director: Emma Milstead
Art Director: Graham Cole
Art Department Assistants: Daisy Popham, Marine Giraud
SFX Supervisor: Bob Smoke
Sound Recordists: Jules Dawton, Matt Price, Farid El Jazouli, Arild Iversen


Editors: Jamie Shemeld, Damon Tai, Leo King, Phil Currie
Assistant Editor: Izzy Curry
Colorist and 3D Editor: Mike Davis
Post Production Coordinators: Bonnie Gilmore, Angela Hart, Helen Gray
Title Designer: Elie Esakoff

Thanks to our generous sponsors:

3D personnel, equipment and post production provided: Can Communicate
Lighting gear provided: Panalux
Grip kit provided: MovieTech
Additional 3D equipment provided: Onsight
Sound equipment provided: Richmond Film Services
Additional sound equipment provided: Bettersound
Lenses provided: FAVA Rental
Studio Provided: East End Studios
Editing Services provided: Stitch Editing, The Farm Group
Recorded: Angell Sound