Christopher Smith

Managing Director

Christopher has been involved in Film and Television since 1983. He has worked initially at Rank Taylor Hobson the division now known as Cooke Optics. This followed by a managerial position at Rank Film equipment responsible for the sale of Arri products. This was followed by a directorship at ICE Film in London the sales outlet for Aaton Cameras and other products. Christopher's own business then became his employment where the Factory in Leicestershire grew to employ in excess of 20 people at its height manufacturing hundred plus lenses per year as well as a range of camera accessories.

Today the Van Diemen films continues to change quickly with the development of new products and systems in broadcast Television Christopher enjoys being involved in keeping pace with the requirements of such changes.