Martin Franks has extensive experience in the corporate world making promotional and training videos for the financial services, petrochemicals, motor industry, professional bodies and the public sector.  He has filmed the Government’s public sector Chartermark awards and, most recently he has worked on a promotional programme for the Association for Coaching 10 year anniversary.


Martin is a qualified English and Drama teacher and also has years’ of experience in Educational programming, most specifically in the field of English as an additional language.  He made a series of videos for a number of language courses for Greek Publisher Grivas and worked for many years with Pearson Education on their English Language video support materials.


Mellie Buse has written and produced many corporate audio training programmes in the past as well as EAL materials for both audio and video for  Grivas and Pearson. 


Adastra Development has recently worked with the Royal Opera House on the digital content for their new initiative The National Nutcracker Challenge, designed to promote dance in Primary Schools.  The programme was piloted in 2016 and will be rolled out across the country during 2016.