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Originally a music composer and music publisher, he became involved in the world of advertising in the late 80s in London and has acquired a wealth of expertise in the fields of communication, not only in music but in all aspects of branding, marketing and communication.
He is now Chairman of the BKP Group which is the largest production, post production and content creation company in Dubai.
BKP has been tailored by Barry, along with partners Polly Gotseva and Matt Faddy to create solutions for clients seeking an alternative to the traditional agency model and who are looking for innovative ways to bring their message using the tools of the current digital landscape.
Prior to her joining BKP as a partner, she was a producer in Bulgaria for the national radio station where she first cut her spurs in the world of production and communication.
She is a highly regarded executive, a specialist producer by training, highly experienced financial and people manager, who runs a company with several divisions, all of which report to her.
Polly would oversee the Phuket operation from a production and content perspective in Dubai , along with the board of the Phuket branch.
Originally trained as a music engineer before becoming an established composer in London, writing music for TV including Rick Stein, Carluccio, Keith Floyd as well as TV commercials and films. During this time he worked with some of London’s top production companies, agencies, Film Director’s and creatives and with some of the music industry’s best including Sting, Annie Lennox, Sinead O’Conner, Supergrass, Iron Maiden, Bobby Womak and many others.
In 2002 he moved to the UAE to help form BKP Music , the leading music production company in the Middle East. Since moving to the UAE he has collaborated with many local Arabic artists and has composed music for countless live events including the 2011/12 Burj Khalifa New Years Eve Fireworks, the record breaking News Years Fireworks on the Palm / World 2014 as well as many of the Dubai National Day events . Earlier in 2015 he was commissioned to arrange the first ever “official“ version of the UAE National Anthem recorded with the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. In 2016 he was also commissioned to produce all the music and soundtracks for the up and coming Pavilions at the Shindagha museum in Dubai which is still ongoing. He is also the composer behind many well known musical themes around Dubai having composed music for all the household names, including Etisalat, Du, Dubai TV and Emirates. He also co-wrote the score for the movie ‘City Of Life’ in 2010.
Her length of service made her become more and more efficient in providing clientele’s needs and truly understands what should be achieved in each project she handles within the time limit and budget.
From initial client enquiry to final delivery, Alice makes sure that the process is executed flawlessly and everyone involved from the clients to engineers at BKP are comfortable and organized.
Alice’s greatest strengths lie in her ability to effortlessly multitask creative voiceover casting to taking and relaying music composition briefs to quoting the biggest and most complex jobs.
Prominent among those she had experience as a morning Radio Show host for 2 years. She was handpicked to interview celebrities and high profile personalities and was nominated and shortlisted in the Top 10 nominees as “Best Personality” by Ahlan Awards 2016.
This year, she moved to be a part of the BKP Group as the largest production company in the Middle East. Here she specialized in Film Producing and Post Production Producing.
he has a comprehensive background in editorial and creative direction for digital video production and post-production.
Professional experience ranging from video production, commercial and branded videos, promotions, narrative, documentary, broadcast, experimental, web series, and videography.
Martin has been doing video directing and shooting video commercials, documentaries and short films for the past 6 years here in Dubai and also abroad.
He has experience working with clients and agencies developing ideas, writing treatments and taking the project from start to finish.
Martin was born in Bulgaria and when he was 14 years old he went to study in London, England.
When he finished his education there, he went to Dubai where he saw there was opportunity for him to develop his filmmaking skills.
He is now concentrating on finding new styles to shoot and tell a story, experimenting with different types of lenses, cameras and formats and growing his skills further.
He has worked on high profile projects in London, Los Angeles and New York.
Based in Dubai for the last 12 years he is also a BBC trained sound location recordist.
Chris joined BKP as a composer for tv commercials and quickly developed into a fully fledged audio post production engineer. Chris have worked multiple roles from sound design, radio production, directing voiceovers, ADR to foley recording on 1000’s of commercials and films in multiple languages with many winning regional and international awards.
Chris’s role evolved in 2013 when he was promoted to Creative Director, heading an in-house team, creating multimedia content campaigns for BKP Group as well as for direct clients.
Chris designed and developed the company’s website and continue to create content for all our social media platforms (Instagram, Facebook, Linkedin). he also manages all aspects of our SEO spend on Google/Facebook and report monthly results and interaction to the board of directors.
Chris’s skillset expanded to copywriting scripts for sketches and animations to solely directing, producing, shooting and editing documentaries around the world.
Chris is proud to have built a positive reputation in the UAE’s advertising industry as someone who puts 100% into each and every project and brings something different to the table.
Basel started his working career at age of 19 when he decided to move KSA in 2009 as a sound engineer for 4 years working on TVC, Radio commercial , sound design , ADR , Music composing.
In 2013 Basel Moved to Dubai and joined BKP Group as senior sound engineer working with the biggest clients in the middle east and around the world.
Basel also writes Arabic songs lyrics and plays many arabic percussion instruments , Singing is one of his best skills too.
basel is currently working currently on his personal songs .
Bashar is the newest member of BKP family, and being an audio engineer at BKP is already giving him a variety of different challenges and experiences, helping him to build a solid career in this industry.