Gareth Allen

Managing Director

Gareth can’t believe his luck. He’s had an amazing career, spanning a quarter of a century, as a radio and television news journalist, producer and director for both the BBC and ITV. He knows how to tell a great story and has won prestigious awards for doing what he loves. Video production is in his DNA. He established Soundview in 2009 and goes by the “Three P’s” mantra: people, pictures and production.


Chris Dewar

Director of Post Production

With twenty years working in post-production, daylight has sometimes felt like a luxury. But these days Chris is just at home wearing factor 30, on-location shooting VR video. Chris is our in-house VR specialist and adds to that he knows everything we need about post-production. Oh, and did we tell you he’s an award-winning craft editor? Simply put, Chris knows how to make our films look and sound amazing.

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Lizzy Allen

Director of Productions

Part of the Plymouth video production team from its conception, Lizzy has worked at the beating heart of Soundview from day one. From idea to delivery, she’s on hand to provide support and guidance to make sure everything we do is top-notch. Whether research or production, Lizzy’s foresight and vision are a valuable asset to our Soundview team. Sometimes she even gets out of the office, meeting clients and helping out on shoots.

Louise Midgley

PR and Media Trainer

As a TV Reporter/Presenter Louise worked with Gareth and Chris for more years than any of them care to remember – and that bond has continued through the last decade liaising (with the wider Soundview team) on some fantastic PR stories, films and media training with private, public and Third Sector organisations across the South West and beyond. Working with friends on interesting projects for clients we like and respect: result!

Chloe Wardle

Digital Content Producer

Chloe is a quick learner and always ready to get stuck in. Having experience with camera work, editing and graphic design, she’s a good all rounder. Chloe has a passion for video and is always writing, producing, or editing something. In the office or out on shoots, she’s a an important member of the Soundview team. Chloe is a recent graduate from the University of Plymouth, with first-class honours in Film and Television Production. 


Jamie Venter

Media Management

Jamie’s eye for detail makes her perfect for organising our post-production and current production data. As well as being an expert on our new server, she comes up with brilliant solutions on how best to organise. Jamie also enjoys creating digital art and prints and is an excellent judge of features and aesthetics. Before joining the team, Jamie was a student at Plymouth City College studying Art and Design.

Finley Allen

Finley Allen

Production Assistant

Finley has a passion for video and sound production. He has a keen eye for a good edit and is inspired to create rich soundscapes.  Finley is in his final year of film, animation and media production at Plymouth College of Art and hopes to study Media Production and Sound at university.