The Atom: A Love Affair


VICKI LESLEY - director/producer

As a freelancer, Vicki has developed and produced high profile factual TV shows from Channel 4's 'Cutting Edge' to History Channel's reality hit 'American Pickers'. In 2006, she began directing independent films through her own company, Tenner Films, including a series of short documentaries about nuclear power. 'The Atom: A Love Affair' is her first feature documentary.

CHRISTOPHER HIRD - executive producer

Christo is a leading figure in independent documentary filmmaking in Britain. As managing director of Dartmouth Films, he has pioneered new ways of funding, producing and distributing documentaries in the UK, as well as promoting the work of new and emerging filmmakers.

PHIL REYNOLDS - film editor

Phil is a multi-skilled editor with experience in all areas - especially in documentary for television and cinema. Recent credits include award winning cinema documentaries such as 'The Boy Mir', 'Goth Cruise', 'Garbage Warrior', 'Escape from Luanda' and 'In Search of Mozart'.

PAUL HONEY - composer

A highly versatile composer, equally at home writing for large orchestra or small band, Paul has composed music for over 120 programmes, from quirky comedy ('Blandings') to children's ('Old Jack's Boat') to documentary ('Andrew Marr: My Brain and Me').


An experienced cinematographer with an extensive background in feature films, TV drama, pop promos and commercials and a special interest in documentary, Michael has been the main Director of Photography for the film in the UK and France.


A lighting cameraman whose credits range from cinema documentaries, current affairs and arts programmes to corporate films and formatted reality TV, Owen shot the American and German portions of 'The Atom: A Love Affair'.


With a career spanning more than 30 years, Ian has worked on a huge, diverse array of projects from cult British sci-fi movie 'Monsters', to long running factual stalwarts like BBC Horizon & PBS Frontline. He often collaborates with Michael Timney and has been the main sound recordist on 'The Atom: A Love Affair'