prepare to meet thine audience.

at the dfb we make ads, shoot films, and deliver leads to grow your business.


We’ve spent years making films for TV, cinema and commercial brands - but that’s not enough. You can pay thousands for films and get no engagement on them at all. Allow us to transform your life through amazing filmmaking combined with state of the art Facebook lead generation. Book your consultation now.




Developers & architects










We’re a team of committed and highly competent documentary filmmakers based in central London. Our co-directors Dan Edelstyn and Emily James have between them and extensive list of broadcast credits for the BBC, Channel 4, ITV, and Discovery Channel, as well as extensive professional experience delivering high quality content for on-line platforms such as Vice and The Times, and branded work for a diverse range of clients from Greenpeace to Sony.


Our roster of top-drawer freelancers allows for bespoke crewing to very high standard, ensuring quality and calm professionalism at every turn and under all conditions.




We manage Facebook ads for eCom and coaches, and we do lead gen.

We design websites & landing pages to generate business leads

We set up email campaigns with videos embedded

As award winning filmmakers our filmmaking is top drawer.

Research, development& CASTING

We listen to what you're thinking and help you to develop amazing concepts. We love that stuff. We have relationships with some of the top talent agents in town, so if you want to get a quote from that special Hollywood actor, let us know.


We can either bring in a pro to draw out the story, or start to write visual treatments and break these into shot lists. 


We have a massive list of London's finest locations and can clear almost any external location for shooting. 

Costumes & PROPS

We have relationships with all of the best costumes and prop houses in London. 

production management, CREWing & Shooting

We produce and manage most of our smaller shoots between ourselves, but bring in dedicated production managers when we're very busy or for a large and complex project. We shoot all cameras, including film. 

Post Production

We have two offline edit suites in house, and close relationships with online editors / editing houses as well as sound mixers. We also have accounts with top talent agencies and can record voice overs for you with top named actors. 






We’d love to talk about using video and ads to transform your business.

Please contact us using the following details:


t: +44 (0) 790 839 8639

The Digital Film Bureau,
151-155 Hoe Street
E17 3AN

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