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.

Sheelagh Duignan

Assistant Editor Sheelagh started at OutPost in 2015, long after completing her Media Studies degree in Dublin. She is an Assistant Editor at OutPost, and during her spare time enjoys road trips, navigating hairpin turns in foreign lands.

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).

Jake Earwaker

Edit Assistant Jake joined OutPost in 2017, having gained a first in Film and TV Production. Qualified in Adobe and Avid, he makes award winning short films in his spare time. Jake used to be an onset animal wrangler, his favourites were the snakes.

Rob Jamieson

VFX Artist & Edit Assistant 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.

Holly Potter

Edit Assistant Holly started at OutPost in 2019 after finishing her first class degree in Film and TV Production. She is a fully qualified avid technician and is experienced with Davincii Resolve. Holly is an avid traveller, having volunteered in Borneo and made her way around a lot of the world before landing with us here at OutPost.

Joe Martyn

Edit Assistant Joe joined OutPost in 2020, following a 1st in Film Production at the University of Portsmouth. Having graduated during the global pandemic, he used the time to become fully Avid Certified and further train in Davinci Resolve. Joe mainly fills his spare time playing board games, watching horror movies and making online video essays.