About Us

Welcome to VM.STUDIO

We are a new type of communications agency built to support the demands of today’s connected audience.

We stay on top of trends to deliver multi-platform content that inspires action and builds brands.

We bring together expertise in digital marketing and brand consultancy with video and photographic production, to craft ideas and content that resonates across an ever-expanding and evolving beauty, fashion and luxury branded content landscape.

Our Services

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP TEAM

Tim Dixon, Founding Partner

Tim Dixon, Founding Partner

Tim has enjoyed a 20-year career in broadcasting and digital media at independents and leading network broadcasters including GCAP Media, Twofour, ITV, Discovery, Channel4, UKTV and Disney.

Tim’s experience spans the full remit of production roles, including development, production, post-production and commissioning, as well as on-screen presentation roles.

Having sold his first corporate production company to Bloc Media in 2011, Tim went on to hone his craft as Director of Production at the leading digital agency where he launched a new transmedia division, working with major global brands and advertising agency partners on cross-platform content marketing communications.

A previous Broadcast Magazine “Hot Shot”, Tim founded VM.STUDIO in 2014 to cater to the emerging need for premium video content, in today’s fast-growing branded content landscape.

A passionate broadcaster and production expert, Tim’s talent and drive underpins everything we do at VM.STUDIO.

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Rick Palmer, Advisor

In the late 1990’s Rick built the UK’s largest pre-YouTube era independent video publishing website, acquired by Future PLC in 2000.

Rick went on to build the large and highly-awarded London digital agency Bloc Media, as well as an online social gaming company, acquired by a US firm.

After a couple of years of (very) early retirement in Southern France, Rick jumped back into the world of commerce as Managing Director of Advertising M&A, the specialist mergers and acquisitions consultancy for the advertising and creative industry, where he continues to help marketing services companies buy, sell and merge.

Rick has worked with a large number of global brands, built multiple successful web properties, created a new brand for a FTSE 100 company, Exec Produced one of the UK’s first transmedia TV series and picked up over 100 awards and nominations for his work.

With a number of ongoing advisory roles including active investments in various digital businesses, in addition to his active role at Managing Director of Advertising M&A, Rick joined Tim as a Board Advisor of the rebranded VM.STUDIO at the start of 2017.

Obsessed with video and the power it possesses to transform brand communications, Rick brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the mix.

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Rick Palmer, Founding Partner
Rick Palmer, Founding Partner of Communications Agency VM.STUDIO

AWARDS

Between us, the VM.STUDIO team have been recognised by many international awards bodies, with nominations and wins from BAFTA, D&AD, Cannes Lion and The Royal Television Society.

Webby Awards
D&AD
BAFTA
Art Directors Club
The ONE Show
IPA
FWA
EPICA
BIMA
Eurobest
W3
Learning on Screen Awards
Davey Awards
IMA
Prix Jeunesse International Müchen
Royal Television Society Awards
Broadcast Hot Shots
Cannes Lions
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CLIENTS

Our clients have included:

Swarovski
GEOX
Bensons
Mayfair Awards
Christie's
Endemol
BBC
Atelier Swarovski
Hussein Chalayan
TIGI
ITV
Rizzoli New York
Unilever
Chester Barrie
Festival de Cannes
Hello Kitty
DIESEL
Hasbro
Gieves and Hawkes
Feel Unique
Joshua's
The Mayfair Magazine
House of Fraser
Vitale Barberis Canonico
IKEA
Paramount Pictures
Disney
Stardoll
Coca-Cola
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