One Couple on a Social Mission

We are a Film-maker, Visual Artist and Photographer on a mission to travel over 60,000 miles through 25 different countries to make a film about our socially engaged ventures: facilitating participatory arts, photography, film-making and eco-projects to women and children en route, and reaching out to underserved communities.

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Hester Jones is an award-winning British Artist and Writer, who graduated from London College of Communication MA Photography after studying photography at Central St Martins School of Art. She is dedicated to leading participatory Arts & Health projects and passionate about women’s and animal rights, with her work recently published in The Art of the Animal to be exhibited at the Museum of Animals LA, USA in 2017, the first museum of its kind in the world. Other experience includes leading a dementia arts project at The Photographers’ Gallery London, a commission funded by Arts Council England and the NHS, exhibitions in the UK and abroad, and an artist residency at Michelangelo Pistoletto’s UNIDEE Cittadellarte, Italy. Her commercial photography experience has included photographing Arsenal Football Manager Arsene Wenger, food at Gordon Ramsay restaurants, to stills on a film set!

Roni Rodrigues is a dynamic and outgoing individual with a passion for exploration! A Visual Effects Artist originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, he graduated from the National Film and Television School UK with a Master’s Degree with Distinction in Digital Effects, 2012. He has since worked on the post production of Oscar and BAFTA nominated / winning feature films that include: The Iron Lady, Monuments Men, The Imitation Game, Jupiter Ascending, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, Snow-White and the Huntsmen and James Bond Spectre. He is well versed in all areas of film-making having worked also as Producer, Video Editor on the epic Brazilian film City of God, Director, in Advertising and more recently VFX Supervisor on Brazilian children’s film A Familia Donti.

More of his work can be viewed on IMDb.