Specializing in documentaries, factual entertainment, commercial and educational content


Troy TV is the new UK branch of Padi Productions.

Specializing in documentaries, factual entertainment, commercial and educational content, the dynamic, international team collaborates with the best broadcasters and independent production companies around the world.

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work section

  • Commissions and Co-Productions
  • Direction of Photography
  • Field Production (Fixing)
  • 2017 - Be Fit Bristol Fit

    (2016-2017 - Currently in production)

    Observational Documentary series following some of Bristol's most interesting personal trainers and their clients.


  • 2017 - The Good Country

    Production of documentary.

    Currently in pre-production.



  • 2017 - Super Commuters

    (Currently in pre-production)

    Documentary series about the most extreme commutes in the world. 
    Distributed by Java Films.


  • 2017 - Under Canvas: From Camping to Glamping


    Documentary series about the wacky world of camping.

    Currently in pre-production.


  • 2016 - One Strange Rock

    Post production translation services for Nutopia, National Geographic series.

    November 2016. 


  • 2016 - Alfie Allen’s The Story of Football

    Camerawork. Documentary series by Woodcut Media for A&E Networks.

    Shooting October 2016. 


  • 2016 - Turkey with Simon Reeve

    Camerawork. Documentary series for BBC.


  • 2016 - Secret Cities (Barcelona)

    Production (Spain) for this new BBC Arts and Culture series.

    Shot August & September 2016. 


  • 2016 - Diners, Drive-ins and Dives & 2 x Travel Channel Specials

    Production (Spain) for the travel/food series starring Guy Fieri.

    Citizen Pictures for Travel Channel.

    Shot in Spain September 2016. 

  • 2016 - Extreme Waterparks Season 6

    Production (Spain) for Travel Channel series.

    Shot in Mallorca September 2016. 


  • 2016 - Vienna: The Imperial City

    Camerawork on the documentary series with Simon Sebag for BBC. 


  • 2016 - Everest Rescue

    Camerawork for documentary series. Betty TV for Discovery.

    Shooting in Nepal, March- June 2016. 


  • 2016 - World Mobile Congress

    Coverage of event for The10Group, February 2016.

  • 2016 - Life of Dogs

    Camera work for documentary series. Plimsoll Productions for Discovery. Shot in Australia and Texas.

    November 2015 &  February 2016. 

  • 2016 - The Art Show

    Greystone TV. Currently in production.

    Shot in Lanzarote.

    February 2016. 

  • 2016 - Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern

    Production for gastro-travel series. Shot in Madrid and Segovia. 

    January- February 2016. 


  • 2015 - Xtreme Waterparks

    Production for High Noon Entertainment and the Travel Channel in Mallorca, Tenerife and Wales.

    Will premiere in the USA early 2016.

  • 2015 - Greece with Simon Reeve

    Camerawork for BBC documentary series.

    TX early 2016.

  • 2015 - CTAD-Alzheimer

    Camera and production work for the CTAD- Alzheimer medical conference in Barcelona.

    November 2015.

  • 2015 - Simon Reeve’s Ireland

    Camerawork for new BBC documentary series.

    Currently in production.

    TX early 2016.  

  • 2015 - Darcey Bussell- Male Ballet Dancers.

    Camerawork for Lion TV.

    Currently in production.



  • 2015 - FEI Nations Cup Final Promo Shoot, “Castellers de Barcelona”

    Camerawork for IMG Productions.

    Shot in Barcelona.


  • 2015 - We Bought a Village

    Production for Plum Pictures and BBC.

    Currently in production.

  • 2015 - Guy and Hunter’s European Vacation

    Production for Citizen Pictures in Mallorca.

    Guy Fieri’s show will air on the Food Network.


  • 2015 - Leadership with Sir Alex Ferguson

    Camerawork for Juniper TV.

    Premiere on BBC1 late 2015/early 2016. 


  • 2015 - The Story of Spain

    Pre-production, production and camerawork for BBC and Open University Series, presented by Simon Seebag Montefiore.  

    Shot in Spain. 

  • 2015 - Meet The Roman Empire

    Camerawork for history series for Lion TV/BBC presented by Mary Beard.

    Shooting in Italy, Spain, Egypt and France.  

  • 2015 - Brand Irish

    Production of documentary feature. Shot UK, US, Spain, Vietnam, China, Australia.

    Premiered UK, Ireland, US and Canada in March 2016. 

  • 2015 - 24 Hours in a Working Community

    Production of 25 minute training course for Repsol/ UOC.

    Shot in Madrid & Tarragona. 

  • 2014 - Troy

    Production in Barcelona of amazing magic show with Troy for ZigZag. 

  • 2014 - Venice Tourism

    Production in Venice of corporate video for Shell. 

  • 2014 - All in or Nothing

    Adidas World Cup campaign. Shot in Madrid for Lemonade Money. 

  • 2014 - Simon Reeve’s Caribbean

    BBC documentary series. Tx 2015.

    Shot in Venezuela, Columbia, Honduras, Nigaragua, Jamaica and, Trinidad and Tobago.

  • 2014 - Open University of Catalonia

    (Ongoing Production)
    Production of video and audio content for English language courses.

  • 2014 - Lost Kingdoms

    BBC series with Dr Jago Cooper. Shot in South America.

  • 2014 - Beyond Extreme

    Documentary for Zig Zag. Shot in UK and Germany.

  • 2014 - Urban Outfitters

    Fashion News for Globally. Shot in Barcelona.

  • 2014 - Catalan Independence

    Reportage for BBC Scotland. Shot in Barcelona & Madrid.

  • 2014 - Mafia with Trevor McDonald

    Documentary series shot in the USA. Plum Pictures for ITV.

  • 2014 - Sacred Rivers

    BBC documentary series presented by Simon Reeve. Shot in China and India.

  • 2014 - World Mobile Congress

    Coverage of event for IDG Media. Shot in Barcelona.

  • 2014 - How do they do it?

    Documentary series. Wag TV. Shot in Spain.

  • 2014 - Zero Tolerance (2014)

    Documentary feature about extreme school disclipline in the USA.

    Winner Best Documentary, Portsmouth Film Festival.
    Nominated Best Directing, Best Editing, Portsmouth Film Festival.
    Nominated Best Documentary Marbella Film Festival, San Antonio Film Festival and and Chicago International Film Festival for Social Change.
    Sales include: USA, Australia, Russia, Sweden, Norway, Germany, Portgual, Iran.
    Co-Production with RTVE. Distributed by Java Films.


  • 2014 - Penguin Random House

    (Ongoing Production)

    Production of radio ads and online book trailers for the Spanish office of the publishing company. 


  • 2014 - Delicious Destinations: Barcelona

    Production for fantastic travel/food show. Tremendous Entertainment for Travel Channel.

  • 2013 - Be Fit Barcelona Fit

    Observational documentary series following the highs and lows of the the city’s best personal trainers and their clients for one year.



  • 2013 - Supernatural Sizzle

    Film for Vision Nine. Shot in London. 

  • 2013 - Istanbul

    BBC documentary series presented by Simon Sebag Montefiore. Shot in Turkey. 

  • 2013 - Party On!

    Production of celebrity studded travel series. Shot in Sardinia, Ibiza and Marbella for Monkey Kingdom and E!. 

  • 2013 - Rachel Khoo's Travel Notebook

    Production for mouthwatering BBC cookery series. Shot on the Costa Brava. 


  • 2013 - Lost Kingdoms: Central America

    Direction of Photography of documentary series with Dr Jago Cooper. Shot in Central America. IWC for the BBC. 

  • 2013 - Coast

    Direction of Photography for Cape Wrath episode of the fascinating BBC series, Coast.

  • 2013 - Warmart

    Suffolk shoot for Wag TV. 

  • 2013 - Ducks Quack Don't Echo

    Production for popular Sky1 TV series. Shot in Spain. 


  • 2013 - Made in Chelsea

    Production of the popular British TV series. Shot in Barcelona for Monkey Kingdom and E4. 


  • 2013 - Women Behind Bars

    Trevor MacDonald documentary series. Shot in the USA. Plum Pictures for ITV. 

  • 2013 - Insane Coaster Wars: World Domination

    Production and camerawork for the most fun travel series on TV. Shot in Madrid. Indigo Films for the Travel Channel. 

  • 2013 - El Cómplice del Mes

    Production and camerawork for pilot magazine show for Calle 13,  NBC Universal Spain. 

  • 2013 - Atlantis

    Production and direction of Photography for fantastic drama series. Shot in Spain for Little Monsters and the BBC. 

  • 2013 - Colacao

    "Daniel Stix" TV commercial for Monkey Films. 


  • 2013 - Portillo on Picasso

    Production of documentary presented by Michael Portillo. Shot in Spain for Plum Pictures and ITV. 

  • 2013 - Australia with Simon Reeve

    Craig Hastings was nominated for an RTS award for his work on this BBC series. 

  • 2013 - Carphone Warehouse

    Production for corporate video shot in Spain with Ajust your Set. 

  • 2013 - The K-T Boundary

    Production in Spain and Italy of scientific documentary for Holt and the Howard Huges Institute. 

  • 2012 - King Fishers

    Production and camerawork for fishing series. ITV and National Geographic. 

  • 2012 - Insane Coaster Wars: World Domination Barcelona

    Production and camerawork for Port Aventura episode. Indigo Films for the Travel Channel. 

  • 2012 - Fast Food Gone Global

    Production of Barcelona show. Tremendous Entertainment for the Travel Channel. 

  • 2012 - Street Food International

    Production of Barcelona show. Tremendous Entertainment for the Travel Channel. 

  • 2012 - Superstar

    Production of ITV series shot in Mallorca with Lord Andrew Lloyd Weber. 

  • 2012 - Exploring China

    Cookery series shot in China with Ken Hom and Ching-He Huang. Keo Films for the BBC. 

    Including stills photographs for coffee table book. 

  • 2012 - The Indian Ocean

    Fascinating BBC documentary series with Simon Reeve. 

  • 2012 - Gastro-Tourism

    Short film promoting gastro tourism for Mediatelier Tokyo and the Japanese Government. Shot in Japan. 

  • 2012 - John Le Mesurier

    Production for BBC Entertainment documentary. Shot in Barcelona. 

  • 2012 - Inside Death Row

    Documentary for Wag TV. Shot in the USA. 

  • 2011 - Ben Ten Ultimate Challenge

    Casting for international children's gameshow for Cartoon Network. Casting in Spain, shot in London. 

  • 2011 - Concrete Circus

    Urban sports documentary for Renegade and Channel 4. Shot in the UK. 

  • 2011 - Tested to the Limit

    Sports documentary about Cristiano Ronaldo. Shot in Madrid. Plum Pictures and Castrol. 

  • 2011 - Food Hospital

    Culinary series for Betty TV. Shot in the UK. 

  • 2011 - The Mighty Mississippi with Trevor MacDonald

    Documentary series shot in the USA. Plum Pictures and ITV. 

  • 2011 - Eclisse & Espacio Habitable

    Corporate Videos about design and architecture. Shot in Barcelona.

  • 2011 - Nano Revolution

    Documentary about nanotechnology. Shot in Mallorca. Mediatelier for NHK. 

  • 2011 - 3GSM

    Live coverage of the 3GSM mobile phone conference in Barcelona for Just Add Air and CNBC. 

  • 2010 - Catwalk Kids

    Documentary about adoption fashion shows in the USA.

    Sales include: SIC, TVP, Pramer, DR2, DBS, Mediacontent Store, Global Kanal, Al Jazeera Documentary Channel, DRS.
    Co-Production with RTVE and TVC.
    Distributed by Java Films.

  • 2010 - Hard Knocks

    Audio narration with Liev Schrieber for HBO documentary. Recorded in Spain. 

  • 2010 - U Dance 2

    Dance documentary series for French Television. Shot in Barcelona. 

  • 2010 - Human

    BBC Science documentary. Shot in Valencia. 

  • 2010 - Crunchtime

    Gaming documentary for Headlight Pictures. 

  • 2010 - Ancient Worlds

    Production (Spain) of documentary series for the BBC. 

  • 2010 - Atlantis

    Production and Direction of Photography for drama reconstruction scenes for BBC series. 

  • 2010 - The Secret Mediterranean

    Documentary series with Sir Trevor MacDonald. Plum Pictures for ITV. 

  • 2010 - Enigmas

    Documentary for Wag TV and National Geographic. Shot in Spain. 

  • 2010 - Extreme Cuisine

    Food travel show starring Jeff Corwin Shot in Spain. Citizen Pictures for the Food Network. 

  • 2010 - PBS NOVA

    Reportage shot in Spain. Holt for PBS Nova. 

  • 2009 - Untamed & Uncut

    Production, direction and camerawork (Spain) for series for Animal Planet. 

  • 2009 - Tropic of Cancer

    Documentary series with Simon Reeve for the BBC. 

  • 2009 - The Secret Caribbean

    Documentary series with Sir Trevor MacDonald. Plum Pictures for ITV. 

  • 2009 - Run Man Run & Run Girl Run

    2 x virals for Nike starring players from Barcelona FC. 

  • 2009 - Shell, the Carbon Challenge

    Reportage for CNBC. Shot in Spain. 

  • 2009 - Batuka USA

    7 x Batuka DVDs & TV spot in English for USA market. Starring Jessica and Jose Expósito. SMW and Kike Santander. 

  • 2008 - IT Dansa. Following the Footsteps

    Documentary about an extraordinary dance company in Barcelona, including Catherine Allard, Rafael Bonachela, Nacho Duato, Gustavo Sansano and María del Mar Bonet.

    Co-Production with Chello Multicanal.
    Distributed by Java Films.

  • 2008 - What Happened to the Twelve Disciples?

    Documentary for Carbon and the BBC. 

  • 2008 - Explore Turkey

    Documentary with Simon Reeve for the BBC. 

  • 2008 - Cycling

    Reportage for Slipstream Sports and HBO Sports. Shot in Girona, Spain. 

  • 2008 - Wayne Rooney Street Striker

    Documentary series with footballer Wayne Rooney. Plum Pictures for Sky. 

  • 2007 - Dolphin Resort Ras LaFlouka

    A radical idea for saving wildlife in the Straits of Gibraltar for “30 Minuts”, TVC.



  • 2007 - Pride in Brands

    Production and direction of corporate videos for Goodyear Dunlop Europe.

  • 2007 - The Big Art Project

    Cultural series for Carbon Media and Channel 4. Shot in the UK and Spain. 

  • 2007 - Pianopia

    Documentary series about the history of piano music. Shot in Spain for NHK, Japan. 

  • 2007 - Wife Swap

    Ob doc series for RDF & ITV. Shot in the UK. 

  • 2007 - I Can't Believe You're Telling Me This

    Documentary series shot in the UK. Carbon Media for the BBC. 

  • 2006 - Voyages of Discovery- Magellan

    Drama reconstruction documentary shot in Seville for the BBC. 

  • 2006 - Food Controls my Life

    Series for Betty TV. Shot in the UK. 

  • 2006 - The Victoria Cross

    Drama reconstruction documentary for Channel 5. Shot in Spain. 

  • 2006 - Stop Treating Me Like a Kid

    Documentary for RDF. 

  • 2006 - Come Dine with Me

    Popular series for ITV. 

  • 2006 - The Great Global Warming Scandal

    Documentary for Wag TV and Channel 4. 

  • 2005 - Simon Schama's Power of Art: Picasso

    Drama reconstruction for award winning BBC documentary. Shot in Spain. 

  • 2005 - Costa del Street Crime

    Producer/Director popular cop doc series for Bravo UK. Shot in Costa del Sol. 

  • 2004 - The Bachelor

    Reality series for BBC. Shot in Marbella. 

  • 2004 - Making it Happen

    Reportage about John Peel for the BBC. Shot in Barcelona. 


team section

Sara Gibbings Troy

Company Director, Executive Producer & Director

Craig Hastings

Company Director & Director of Photography

Violeta Sugranyes



contact section


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