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Michael Barry brings to all projects a depth of experience developed over10 full-time years (and subsequent freelance work) as a Corporate Producer/ Director/ Writer, doing work with such companies as those listed below (some of their unsolicited comments are also listed). This includes:

2 years (77-79) as Audio-Visual Producer/Health Education Officer for Argyll & Clyde Health Board

3 years (79-82) as Production Manager for leading AV firm Audio-Visual Equipment Ltd

5 years (82-87) as owner/manager of Avidata Ltd, based in City of London, plus Corporate Image Group, a marketing umbrella with four other companies.

5 years (87-92) freelancing for companies in South-West.

He also has 10 years employed in professional theatre, mainly as director (+ 12 years running his own professional Wessex Actors Company serving 5 counties in the SW region); 4 years broadcast TV with Scottish TV as writer/ researcher/ Programme Associate. He now develops production projects as an independent producer, director and writer, in the Drama field (with a particular emphasis on feature and TV film) and a special interest area.



Arthur Young                                                  Avco UK

Bank of America                                            British Telecom

Boston Trust & Savings                                British Airways Cargo

British Smelter Construction                         British Cellophane

Champagne Bureau                                       Christies (Bristol)

Cigna Insurance                                             Central Office of Info.          

Chubb Alarms                                                CBS (Auto. & Indust.)          

Dow Jones International                               Deloitte Haskins & Sells

Dry Cane                                                        DHSS                         

Esso Research Centre                                   Exxon

Fidelity International                                     Ford

Group 4                                                           Higgs & Hill

Lansing                                                           Legg-Lerner (GBE)

Lever Brothers                                              Mattessons-Walls

Migent Corp                                                   Mirror Group

Peat Marwick                                                 Price Waterhouse

Prism Leisure                                                 Queensway

Robin Electronics                                           Royal Institution of  Chartered Surveyors

Royal Air Force                                             Royal Navy                                       

Rank Xerox                                                    Salomon Brothers                             

Spandex                                                          Sedgwick Properties                         

Solartron (Schlumberger)                              SKF                                                    

Southern Comfort                                          Smith & Nephew                               

South-West Gas                                            Volkswagen                                       

Willis Faber                                                    Woolwich Building Society               

British Gas                                                     Somerset Works                                           

and many others



Contact: Michael Barry, 01278-733100 / 07906 364189


The Counting House, Dodington, Bridgwater, Somerset TA5 1LE




"You have consistently given us an imaginative, reliable and flexible service at very reasonable prices"

                                                (Marketing Director, Mattessons Meats)


"As usual, you were able to work to what was a tight budget, producing a high quality end product"

                                    (Development Manager, Boston Trust & Savings)


"We were extremely pleased with the computer graphics facility used to design our slides and delighted with the video. It was extremely creative. We were also impressed at the high standard, and the speed and efficiency of the production."

                                                (Senior Product Manager, Lever Brothers)


"We thought you did an excellent job structuring and writing the Royal Navy's viewdatabase at such short notice"

                                                (Head of Department, COI)


"Thanks for a great job - it can only be described as fantastic"

                                                (Deputy Director - Cigna UK)


"The unanimous reaction was that it was the best conference ever held by Mattessons"

                                    (Partner - Mallerman, Summerfield & Partners)


Following year:

"Most of all thanks to you for putting the whole shooting-match together. As always, you turned what could have been a frustrating and nerve-wracking operation into a very smooth job, which was most of all enjoyable".

                                    (Partner - Mallerman, Summerfield & Partners)


"My sincere thanks for all your help and patience in meeting our very demanding deadline and not forgetting, of course, that the final product was good!"

                        (P.R. Manager - British Smelter Constructions Ltd)


"I must thank you for the effort and high degree of professionalism contained in your presentation, which I considered excellent in every way.

                                    (Dealer Convention Co-ordinator - Mobil Oil)


"Sincere gratitude for the tremendous work and effort...To organise, prepare and collate so much information in such a short time obviously needs great team-work, co-ordination and, above all, patience! You excelled with total professionalism."

                                                (Product Manager - Mary Quant)


"It all went through superbly. It is always a pleasure to work with professionals"

                                                (Manager - Clouds Group)


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