Eddie McKay – Director
Creator of Big Purple Productions, with a background in technical delivery and production management, Eddie has produced and project managed large scale events for Blue Chip companies/FMCG’s/PLC’s including Procter & Gamble, Gillette, Nestlé, Northern Rock, Sage, Newcastle Building Society, Dunlop, Pfizer and many other large pharmaceutical companies.
FF: Eddie was once mistook for Grant Mitchell while working in Montego Bay, Jamaica.
Raych McKay – Director
Raych who has been with the company since the beginning, started out as a junior technician and quickly cemented herself as a crucial member of the team. Her hard work and dedication soon helped her in reaching full technician status. Raych, now a director, brings her own unique style which helps when designing the sets and presentations for clients. Her concepts and showreels make each client’s event stand out.
FF: Raych used to play for Newcastle United Women.
Sam Gordon – Director
With over ten years’ experience in the AV industry, Sam has worked with many companies across the UK and has gained the necessary skills to help plan, create and deliver extraordinary shows and events. Sam’s role as Director involves client management through to stage production. Using his vast knowledge and experience, Sam uses the latest technology to produce sound, lighting and visual effects that make your events stand out from the rest.
FF: An avid Star Wars fan, Sam has met both Luke and Leia (Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher).
Daniel Walker – Project Manager
Daniel, graduated from university, was awarded with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Film Production. Whilst Daniel was studying, he worked as a free-lance technician and handled his own Videography business over the last 5 years. He now has a bright future in the company going from strength to strength, building not only his rapport with the team, but also our clients we work with on a daily basis.
FF: North East top keyboard mimic for an ABBA tribute act. Complete with wig.
Carly Haddon – Project Manager
Carly has a total of 15 years’ experience working on a wide range of videos from promos, interviews and training videos, to live edits, event stings and corporate presentations. If she hasn’t got a camera in her hand, she is in her editing suite creating unique videos for our clients.
FF: Carly has a black belt in Jujitsu.