about us

OutPost is now over 20 years old – we have a small team of very knowledgeable and talented post production experts used to working at the cutting edge of technology.

We pride ourselves on providing cost effective innovative solutions to complex post production projects. Our size means we have all the equipment needed to finish your project and can still offer a dedicated personal service.

We are the closest regional post production facility to London as we are less than 100 yards outside the M25, which is important if you need to fulfil the Ofcom regional requirements

the team

Nigel Gourley

Managing Director Nigel is the founder and managing director of OutPost Facilities which he started nearly 20 years ago. He trained as a BBC engineer and editor, and then worked as a freelance editor on many high profile TV programmes.

David Chisholm

Senior Editor David has been a part of the OutPost family since 2000. Entering the TV and film industry through BBC Scotland, David has gone on to be the online editor for award winning TV shows such as Call the Midwife. He is a fully qualified Heritage Railway Guard (hat and all).

Jon Wright

Editor Jon joined the team in 2007 after studying Video Production and Film Studies at University, and is one of the team of online editors here at OutPost. He’s also a fully qualified personal trainer and likes to keep fit in his spare time.

Katie Raettig

Post Coordinator Katie joined OutPost in 2016, having graduated from the University of Bath where she operated the Campus TV channel. She is now working as a co-ordinator both in production and post production at OutPost. During her spare time Katie takes part in LARP (Live Action Roleplay).

Michelle Cort

Colourist Michelle started working at Outpost in 2021, having previously worked at Twickenham Studios and Molinare on projects for BBC, SKY, ITV, along with Netflix and Disney. She is trained in both Davinci Resolve and Baselight. During her spare time she likes to keep up her gymnastics skills which she competed in since the age of 3.

Rob Jamieson

VFX Artist Rob joined OutPost in 2018 thanks to Jake’s recommendation. Having also a gained a first in Film and TV Production he is part of the Visual Effects team here at OutPost. Rob is an avid sportsman playing Cricket, Rugby and American Football in his spare time.

Amy Benton

Edit Assistant Amy started working at Outpost in 2021. She graduated with a first in Film Production at the University of Portsmouth and has a great knowledge of Avid, Adobe and DaVinci Resolve. She is also an international award-winning champion in cheerleading, which she has competed in since she was ten years old.

Adam Hovell

Edit Assistant Adam started working at Outpost in 2021, after graduating with a 1st in Film Production at the University of Portsmouth. He is trained in both Avid Media Composer and Davinci Resolve. In his spare time, he likes watching films and going to see Fulham play at Craven Cottage.

Mattie Gilbert-Halladey

Edit Assistant Mattie Joined Outpost in 2022, after graduating from the University of Portsmouth with a first in film Production. She studied Avid and Da Vinci Resolve and likes to edit in her spare time. She can often be found watching TV and going to the gym.

Jacob King

VFX & Edit Assistant Jacob joined Outpost in 2022. He graduated Portsmouth University with a 1st in Film Production where he won the Editing Award. Jacob has good experience with Avid, Premiere Pro and After Effects, and likes to edit short videos with vfx in his spare time. He also likes to go to the gym after work.  

Lili Lowe

Edit Assistant Lili joined Outpost in 2023 after graduating from Portsmouth University with a 1st in Film Production. She has experience editing with Avid Media Composer, DaVinci Resolve and Adobe software. They also enjoy crochet and nature walks.