Sustainable Filmmaking

Land & Sky Media is a family-run production company with strong business ethics and the creative and technical expertise needed to bring our client’s stories to life.

Balancing purpose with profit, we are committed to low impact practices and build lasting partnerships with organisations whose values align with our own.


Dom Bush

Director, Cinematographer

Dom set up Land & Sky in 2011 and has been part of the documentary and adventure industries for a decade. He has won many awards for his work and is passionate about creating engaging character-led films for brands and organisations. His portfolio includes work with the BBC, BFI Doc Society, Channel 4, National Trust, British Council and the Guardian. He is also a qualified higher education teacher.

Dom is part of the 2021 BAFTA Crew program.


Jo Poulton
Writer, Assistant

Jo has worked in TV for over 8 years, managing 2D Kids animation for Sky, Netflix and Nickelodeon. Alongside TV work Jo has been a keen environmental activist, running campaigns such as Waste Not Bristol and Clean Up Your Act. Since moving to the Lakes in 2021 Jo has leaped into the world of regenerative agriculture, training 4 days a week whilst creating copy and marketing materials for Land & Sky.

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Helen Lawrie

Business Development Manager, Producer

With over 15 years experience in training and business management, Helen brings excellent organisational skills and a love for building positive relationships with clients. She is responsible for strategic development and production at Land & Sky.

She is dedicated to using business as a force for good. Helen is mum and step mum to two amazing children and this fuels her passion to run a business which gives back more than it takes. 


Jake McKenna

Cinematographer, Assistant

Jake is an experienced freelance camera operator and drone pilot and a key part of the Land and Sky team. He has created commercial content for a wide range of professional clients and regularely works with us as an assistant, cinematographer, remote location camera op and editor.

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Simon Sylvester

Writer, Editor

Simon started working in television in 2004, travelling world-wide on shows for BBC, Channel 4 and Sky before moving into publishing as a writer, editor and proofreader. He is also an experienced teacher and published author, with his debut novel The Visitors winning the Guardian Not the Booker Prize in 2014. As a screenwriter he has won several festival prizes, came runner-up in £35,000 fund The Pitch, and has a short film due for production with the BFI.

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Lizzie Gilson

Cinematographer, Assistant

Lizzie is a documentary filmmaker, working on social and environmental projects. She is experienced in camera operation, sound recording, editing, producing and directing short-form projects, and is a regular contributor to our projects at Land & Sky. Her work has covered factual and current affairs based content, looking at an array of topics from climate activism to regenerative agriculture.

Our Awards




Tom Seipp: A Mountain Journal Short’ – Gold – Best Biking Film,
Sheffield Adventure Film Festival.

‘Tom Seipp: A Mountain Journal Short’ – Best Adventure Sports Film, Kendal Mountain Festival.

‘Eden’    Gold – Best Sound/Music Award, Sheffield Adventure Film Festival.

‘Eden’   Bronze – Best Creative Film Award, Sheffield Adventure Film Festival.

‘Mountain Journal: Nicky Spinks’    Bronze – Best Women in Adventure Film Award, Sheffield Adventure Film Festival.

‘In the Frame’   Gold – The Boulder Creek International Best Spirit of Adventure Award, Sheffield Adventure Film Festival.

‘In the Frame: Little Chamonix’    Winner – Rest of the world category, Fort William Mountain Festival.

 ‘In the Frame: Little Chamonix’    Winner – Osprey Short Film Awards, Keswick Film Festival.

 ‘My Own Hands’    Best Short Film – Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival.

 ‘My Own Hands’ - Category Winner – THREESIXFIVE awards.

‘Islands’ - Category Winner – THREESIXFIVE awards.

‘My Own Hands’    Third place winner – SHAFF Shorts film competition.