Tin Pan Films is a UK-based production company founded Ed Blum. It has made films for the cinema, charities but specialises in making corporate films for some of the largest blue chip companies in the country, including Barclays, HSBC and Glaxo Smith Kline.
Ed Blum is a BAFTA-nominated director, who started his career in broadcast television as a business journalist for the BBC. He went on to produce and direct numerous programmes for both the BBC and Channel 4, becoming a Series Producer and eventually serving as Deputy Editor for BBC News and Current Affairs Development.
After leaving the BBC, he directed 'Scenes of a Sexual Nature', starring Tom Hardy and Ewan McGregor, which was nominated for a British Independent Film Award. His short film, 'The Last Post', received a BAFTA nomination. Ed has also directed for 'The Bill' and numerous drama reconstructions.
Ed now concentrates on making films for corporate companies. From his journalistic experience he is particularly skilled at working with financial and legal institutions, coming up with visually creative and entertaining solutions to what sometimes seem complex financial or legal subjects. Consequently he has made a number of corporate films for some of the largest blue chip companies in the country, including Barclays, HSBC and GlaxoKlineSmith.
Ed also worked alongside Hugh Grant on a variety of campaign videos for 'Hacked Off' following the phone hacking scandal, and has made several films for charities. The later includes recently filming in India for the charity Justice & Care.