Company Profile, Television and Corporate
Pets on Film (POF) Productions has been established for 20 years. The scope of the company's expertise covers modest and large productions and includes Pet Corporate, Training, Recruitment and Public Information films. We are the only company in Britain to concentrate on the Pet Trade and it’s needs.
Our associate companies Dogs on Film, Cats on Film and Pets on Film education videos also work within the pet trade thereby giving us the edge relating to the needs of the Pet Trading Companies of Britain and Europe.
Other areas we operate in are Pet Television Programmes, Veterinary and Animal Welfare productions. POF also produces and markets their own pet care range numbering twenty 1 x hour videos which for many years have been the market leaders in Britain and throughout the World.
We pride ourselves on the quality of information, quality of filming, the professionalism, knowledge and ability of our production team and our advisers all of whom are experts in their field with a wealth of experience behind them.
All editing is done by us in-
POF has an excellent track record in Television -
POF also make films for:
Dog Behaviour Psychology, courses
Dog Training courses
Dog Behaviour puppy courses
Dog Behaviour combined with dog training courses
Dog Behaviour tutor training films
Colin Tennant MA
Director/producer & Pet Behaviourist & Media Consultant
Colin Tennant MA is a Director and Producer of Pets on Film Productions and has made and appeared in many television and video programmes including:
The Mill's Life BBC TV, Director Producer 1997
Absolutely Animals C4, Canine Behaviourist 1996
Understanding Cats BBC 1, Director Producer 1995
Traditions of Christmas BBC 1, Director Producer 1995
Pets & People Channel 4, Expert Behaviourist, 1991
Expert advisor to BBC News
Colin has also acted as a consultant in animals training and behaviour for over 100 Television programmes, and contributed to films and commercials for companies including: British Airways, General Motors, Epson Computers, John Player Tobacco, Pedigree (Mars), Marks & Spencer, R.S.P.C.A., P.D.S.A, Motorola.
C.Biol., M.I.Biol., M.Phil., FLS
Presenter, Broadcaster, Writer Director & Producer
Presenter & Writer The Mill's Life BBC TV 1997 5 part series
Presenter & Writer Traditions of Christmas BBC 2 1995 6 part series
Presenter & Writer Understanding Cats BBC 2 1995 6 part series
Presenter & Writer Cats BBC2 1991, BBC1 1993 & broadcast worldwide
Presenter & reporter Country File BBC1 1988-
Presenter & writer Life Returns to Broadland BBC1 1988
Presenter & writer Constable Country BBC1 1988
Presenter & writer Environments: City Wildlife Thames TV 1987
Presenter & writer Natural Profile BBC1 1986 3 part series
Regular environment, wildlife & natural history reporter Look East, East on Two & Insight. Reports included: Sizewell Nuclear Power Station, Birds on North Sea Gas Rigs, Pollution in the Norfolk Broads, Pleshey Castle, etc. 1978-
Presenter Six Fifty Five Special BBC1 1978
Presenter & contributor Animal Magic, including 2 hour Animal Magic Special from the Galapagos Islands. BBC1 1974-
Breakfast News, GMTV, Pebble Mill at One, QED, Nationwide, Wildtrack, Notes & Queries, Magic & Mystery Show, etc.
BBC Radio 4
Panellist The Mating Game 1992-
Presenter & writer Stream & River Pollution 1983
Presenter & writer How Do We Look After Our Land? 1984
The Living World-
BBC Schools Radio
Presenter & writer Conservation Now (magazine news series) 1986
Presenter & writer Mainstream Biology 1986
Presenter & writer Life of a Stream and Life of a Woodland (Radio & Radiovision with Longman Publishers) 1983
Actor, Presenter, Writer & Director
George Layton has worked with POF for 12 years and appears as a presenter on many of their programmes. George has also produced and directed many of his own films. He is the man who put humour wit and writing skills into many of POF productions.
He has a wealth of experience in Television Theatre and radio and has just completed a West End run at the London Palladium as Fagin in Oliver.
Trained at RADA where he won the Emile award for most promising actor George played leading parts in British theatre and in New York. He appeared in the national tours of Michael Frays Donkey Years and in A Touch of Spring by Cameron Macintosh. He played opposite Maureen Lipman and Lynda Bellingham in Neil Simon’s Chapter Two at the Lyric, Hammersmith.
He created the role Don't Wait Up (nine series of six) for BBC TV starring Tony Briton and Nigel Havers which was awarded best Comedy series 1990. He went on to write and produce Executive Stress for Thames TV (Three series) starring Penelope Keith for which she won the TV Times Best Actress award, the series has been in the top twenty US comedy shows for television.
George also wrote Doctor at the Top for BBC TV and was one of the three presenters of the very first That's Life series for the BBC.
Editing and Production
Pets on Film Production Team
Director and Producer Colin Tennant MA
Writer and Producer Roger Tabor C.Biol MI Biol Mphil FLS
Presenter and Director George Layton
Presenters: Roger Tabor, George Layton and Colin Tennant MA
Consultant Advisers: Peter Kertesz Bds (U.Lon), LDSRCS Eng, Ken Thompson MRCVS BVSc
Still Photography David Ward
Marketing and Sales Mike Turner