Combining Lydia's 20 years within the cosmetics industry and Multichannel TV's 15 years in Online Digital Media and Video they decided to create Beauty 1st to specialise in films and videos for the Cosmetics and Beauty industry. Having the ideal combination of knowledge, skills and experience to create first class visual communication they can turn this into a real business advantage for their clients.
Our highly professional and experienced team also includes Film Directors,Videographers,Production Managers, Sound Engineers and Studio Managers. Meet the team below: -
Lydia Roscoe - Founder & Client Director
Lydia is a passionate, creative, strategic and commercial professional with over 20 year’s experience within the cosmetics and fashion industries, with brands and retailers, both nationally and internationally. Having worked within a publishing background she has very strong communication, copy-writing, briefing and design skills. Lydia is a real 'ideas person' who has a very natural 'intuition' for both consumer and business to business projects. Lydia has worked with the marketing, buying and PR teams from large companies such as Coty, Superdrug, House of Fraser, Debenhams, John Lewis, M&S, Harrods, L'Oreal, Bourjois, Braun, P&G and Unilever in addition to many smaller, emerging beauty brands.
Jon Mason - Head of Online
Jon is the Managing Director of Multichannel TV, who have been at the forefront of interactive online video and digital design for the past 10 years. He has delivered award-winning online projects for clients as diverse as FCUK, Dune Group, Saracens Rugby, Axa Group and Toast. His focus is on integrating video into online campaigns and creating interactivity within them.
Eleonora Busia - Design and Animation
Eleonora is a passionate and enthusiastic Designer and Animator who works in partnership with Lydia and Nikolai to come up with creative ideas for film-making. She studied Design and Filmmaking in Italy (ISIA Design Florence) and then at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, USA.
Nikolai Galitzine - Lead Creative
Nikolai is our Creative Director who is in charge of concepts and ideas. He works with clients to find the most innovative and exciting techniques and narratives for their brands to achieve maximum impact. Nikolai has directed many award winning commercials for Fiat, Peugeot, Procter and Gamble, BBC and Pan Macmillan.
Colin Elves - D.O.P.
Colin is our Director of Photography who is in charge of the composition and lighting of the films, ensuring the images are equally beautiful, meaningful and representative of your brand. Colin has shot films for brands such as Schwarzkopf, John Frieda , Diesel, Ferrari, Marks and Spencer, Rolls Royce and many more.
Maya Schaefer - Senior Beauty Blogger
Maya is studying Communications with an emphasis on Public Relations with a minor in Business Administration at the University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point. She is passionate about beauty and will be working with us to help increase our social media and share her insite on popular and up and coming trends through her blogs.