About Us

Founded from a passion for creating great stories, at No Magnolia we seek to find unique perspectives for every story, never assuming a one size fits all approach.

We cover all aspects of animation and video production, providing professional content that captures the imagination and effectively communicates your story.

Creative

We believe the best work comes from asking the right questions, and being open to the answers. We’re digital natives, but use whichever techniques are most appropriate for each project

Honest

We’re honest about what we think will work best for you, what you’ll be getting and when, what it’ll cost, and any of those snags which sometimes happen along the way

Approachable

We’re approachable at all times, we don’t put barriers between you and our friendly and communicative team, and we always listen

Reliable

And we’re 100% reliable throughout the entire project process with costings, deadlines, and communication, applying rigorous quality control at every step

Our Team

Nick Hill, Creative Director

Nick Hill

Creative Director

An early love of graphic design, typography and film, back in the days when pixels were big, heavy things you had to carry around in a wheelbarrow, led to Nick co-founding No Magnolia in 2009. He oversees all our creative output, as well as running the finance and IT side of things and being our resident voiceover artist. He likes music, storytelling, problem-solving, keeping clients happy and tea.
Neil Neenan, Head of Production

Neil Neenan

Head of Production

Neil’s an experienced camera operator in factual television, corporate film, outdoor broadcast and music videos, and had been one of our regular freelancers until becoming full time in 2016. He looks after all our live-action work, directing and producing as well as working on ideas for new projects. A self-proclaimed film nerd, he cites ‘Blade Runner’, ‘Goodfellas’ and ‘The Big Lebowski’ as his favourite films. Neil’s hobbies include playing guitar and drinking all of the tea in the office.
Aidan Patterson, Lead Animator

Aidan Patterson

Lead Animator

Aidan’s keen interest in animation led to a degree in Digital Film & 3D Animation, before he became the tallest member of No Magnolia in 2010. Aidan’s inspiration comes from music and photography as well as films by Christopher Nolan, Edgar Wright and animated greats by Pixar. He also enjoys playing guitar, korfball, gaming, snowboarding and exploring new places with his wife and tiny tot.
Sherice Griffiths, Editor

Sherice Griffiths

Editor

Sherice graduated from Westminster University with a BA in Film and TV production in 2013 and began making music videos and short films whilst also working freelance in the industry. She worked on upcoming feature film Justice League last summer and is also an amateur cage fighter. Some of her favourite films are ‘The Dark Knight’ and ‘Taxi Driver’.
Lou Aimes-Hill, Project & Account Manager

Lou Aimes-Hill

Project & Account Manager

Lou has been part of No Magnolia since conception, offering a helping hand and a listening ear. She comes to us with an MA in Music performance, a wealth of media, arts, events and education experience and a keen eye for detail. She loves music, pop culture, Bowie, Frida Kahlo and bakes the meanest vegan cakes in town.