Our People

We work with a huge bunch of incredibly talented people on every production. This is our core team, the ones who work on them all.

Founder / Producer

Emily Chapman

Following a successful career in digital media, Emily launched LOUD Productions (formerly Loud Monkey) in 2012 which quickly built a sound and solid reputation for creating, managing and distributing online content.

Emily now leans on her unrivalled access to the music industry to create compelling and creative documentary content including the brand new 6-part series based on the famous Blackmarket Records store in Soho.

In 2018 she joined forces with dance music charity, The ABODE Project as their producer and has travelled to Uganda multiple times in recent years, continually driving opportunity for them with some of the biggest online distributors and broadcasters, whilst playing a pivotal role within the charity itself. In 2022, she will return again as part of a team that combines both African and UK talent to put on a brand new music festival in Uganda.

Emily is the driving force behind LOUD Productions with an insane ability, passion and talent to be able to recognise, develop and translate stories and ideas to exploit today’s multi-media formats and fast-evolving broadcast opportunities.

Managing Director / Executive Producer

Emma Sparks

Emma has over 23 years experience in programming, acquisitions and international co-production and has worked for high profile companies such as UPC, Channel 4, UKTV and BBC Studios.

In previous roles Emma has held responsibility for the linear and non-linear acquisitions strategy at UKTV, leading the acquisitions team and was a member of the UKTV editorial board. Managing relationships with distributors, producers and US studios and negotiating high profile content deals.

Emma has managed international co-productions across all genres from development to final delivery, overseeing editorial, content financing and strategic partnerships.

Creative / Technical Director

Darrell Pringle

Darrell has 20 years of production experience, starting his career on camera teams for music video and documentary production. In 2013 Darrell joined forces with Emily and has been responsible for running day to day creative and technical production at LOUD Productions ever since. Darrell is a passionate creative by nature with a unique blend of skills across pre, production and post production.

Darrell’s last major project titled FC Kitchen (FCK) was commissioned by global climate change company, Climate Focus Group. Darrell was responsible for conceptualising and producing a new online series to encourage football fans to reduce their meat consumption.

Camera Operator

Liam Gibson

Liam is a highly versatile Director/Director of Photography, producing cutting edge visuals in 4K and High Definition.

He began shooting music videos in 2016 and quickly built a solid reputation as a Director and DOP; predominantly shooting high end music videos filming with artists including Tory Lanez, Professor Green, Faithless and on behalf of music brands including ABODE, Sony and Elrow.

In early 2020, Liam was in Uganda with Emily, filming a piece for BBC World Services. Emily immediately recognised his talent as a videographer, his eye for a shot, his ability to drive the narrative and his complimentary collaborative mindset and approach.

He recently directed the music video for UK heavyweights Bad Boy Chiller Crew’s new single ‘Hideout’ which hit over a million views in the first 2 days after its release on April 1st 2021.