In The Shadow Of The Sun


Harry Freeland Director / Producer / DOP

Harry is an award winning British Documentary filmmaker and Photographer. As a director and cinematographer Harry’s passion is for human-interest, observational, issue based stories and his love of Africa in particular has led him to travel and work in 17 African countries. Harry has worked as a Director and Cameraman on films for the BBC, ITV, PBS, The British Council, MTV, Sky, EMI and EMAP.

Harry founded Inroad Films in 2010, to help co-produce his debut feature documentary ‘In The Shadow Of The Sun’, produced for BBC Storyville, ITVS International which had its world première at the International Documentary Festival Amsterdam 2012, finishing as the runner for the IDFA audience award. The film has gone on to win a number of International awards including the 2013 Best Documentary Award at the One World Media Awards.

Inroad aims to make films for both the cinema and television. We have a unique trademark in making raw, personal and intimate observational films.

Harry has recently started production on his next documentary set in Cameroon.


Ollie Huddleston Film Editor

Ollie Huddleston is an Award winning British film editor. He has won numerous awards for his editing including a Best Editing BAFTA for Dunkirk and two Sundance Grand Jury Awards. Ollie is well known for his long term working partnership with British documentary filmmaker Kim Longinotto.

Ollie’s impressive list of credits include award winning films such as Rough Aunties, Liberace of Bagdad, Knuckle, We Are Together, Sisters in Law, Pink Saris and Runaway.




Samuel Sim Composer

Samuel Sim is widely considered to be one of the most exceptional musical talents of his generation. Early in his career, Samuel quickly stood out from the crowd with his award winning score for the BBC’s Dunkirk. A whirlwind success followed which soon saw him composing for the Hollywood feature film Awake for the Weinstein Company.

He went on to write the score for the Emmy and BAFTA Award winning House of Saddam and two RTS Award nominations for best musical score for the lavish BBC adaptation of Jane Austen’s Emma and Tiger Aspects submarine thriller: The Deep, starring Minnie Driver and James Nesbitt.

Other career highlights include, Left Bank’s flagship series Mad Dogs for Sky 1, the ITV drama series: The Reckoning, David Attenborough’s Climate Chaos series and additional music for feature films: Bobby (Starring Antony Hopkins, Helen Hunt, Laurence Fishburne & Shia LaBeouf), Doogal, for the Weinstein Company, The Damned United (Michael Sheen & Timothy Spall) and ABC’s primetime drama, Combat Hospital.



Brian Hill Executive Producer

Brian Hill is an award winning British TV and Film Director. He is managing director of Century Films, a London-based independent film and television company. Brian has one numerous BAFTAS and a Grierson award for his documentaries. Brian has been executive and series producer on a long list of programmes and series including the BAFTA-winning ‘Make Me Normal', ‘Care House' and the BBC series ‘Make Me Honest'. Brian Hill’s latest film, ‘Climate of Change’ premiered at Tribecca film festival this year.



Nick Fraser Executive Producer

Nick Fraser has been editor of Storyville since it started in 1997. After graduating from Oxford he worked as a reporter, television producer and editor. His publications include a biography of Eva Peron, The Voice of Modern Hatred, and The Importance of Being Eton. Storyville films have won more than two hundred awards, including 4 Oscars, a Sundance Grand Jury Prize and several Griersons, Emmys and Peabodys.




KATE TOWNSEND Executive Producer

In December 2010, Kate Townsend was appointed executive producer for BBC Four's documentary strand Storyville. Kate Townsend's producing and directing credits included Paddington Green, Louis Theroux's Weird Weekend and films in the This World and Cutting Edge strands.

Before her Storyville post, Kate Townsend was series producer on Horizon.