Madeleine Holt is involved in a number of education projects. She is a co-founder of Rescue Our Schools, a parent- led campaign group for properly funded, imaginative and locally accountable state education. She is also a founding member of the Slow Education movement. She helped set up the alliance for alternatives to SATS, More than a Score, for whom she makes films. She was formerly a reporter at the BBC for 20 years, most recently as culture correspondent on Newsnight.
Issi Nash joined the Meet the Parents team in 2016 and is also a founding member of the campaign group Rescue Our Schools. She is as passionate about the creative arts as she is about education. Issi works for a variety of clients doing web design, project co-ordination, marketing and communications. She also makes resin landscapes and has been a personal assistant at the Boundary gallery for several years.
Steve is an experienced all-round filmmaker. He was initially a picture editor on Panorama and Arena, then Channel 4. He subsequently moved into filming, producing and directing and became a series producer. Awards include a BAFTA for best single documentary, a FELIX (European Academy Award) Special Mention, and a UNICEF award for furthering the rights of the child. He now works on education films for Meet the Parents alongside corporate films and campaign films for the web, including for the More than a Score alliance against SATS.
School Pics has over 20 years experience in working with school staff and pupils. Our photographer, Kip, is skilled in providing honest and natural portraits. He is professional, personable and achieves high standard images by making all ages feel relaxed.