beechtobeach is a Sussex-based media company operating locally and globally to develop the creative potential of companies, non-profit organisations and individuals. We help shape brands, strengthen communications and produce video content needed to grow businesses.
Beechotbeach director Jane Mote has been mentoring a group of documentary makers as part of the Asian Network for Documentary programme at Busan International Film Festival, South Korea. Jane was representing the Whicker’s World Foundation nurturing new talent in...read more
Join us for for an exclusive breakfast workshop to find out the do's and don’ts of creating films about your business. Stories told through video can push your company or organisation to the top of social media and the web. But if the story doesn’t make sense, or the...read more
It's been a hectic summer - filming from Goodwood to Glyndebourne and Wilmington to Worthing for a very special Celebration of Sussex Life. We created a countdown and opening film for Sussex Life magazine's big awards night meeting so many people who've made Sussex a...read more
I’m told many international guests cancelled coming to Busan International Film Festival 2107 because they were worried about a potential nuclear threat. The media has a lot to answer for. The hype and constant playing to Trump’s tune has been scare-mongering and as...read more
The final day of our South Downs adventure and it didn't disappoint. Serious inclines and descents - in other words many more ups and downs - ensured it was as challenging as every other stage of the journey. The magnificent seven wayfarers on the last stage set out...read more
We were back on the South Downs Way today after a wonderful party interlude in Lewes where we just missed the annual pea-throwing competition at the Lewes Arms. It felt good to return to the chalk, flint and grassy ways but,with our biggest walking group yet (13), it...read more
We love the Sussex Downs. Not much beats being amongst beautiful beech trees and looking down to the sea glistening in the distance.
We planted a pole on the url beechtobeach.com as soon as we decided to move here from London. We wanted a name that captured the unique attraction of the area for us.
The best of both worlds. Leaves to pebbles. Flint and chalk to sand.
The company has ambitions for facilitating and contributing to the creative community in Sussex. The development of truly local work sits alongside a passion for connecting with the global community. beechtobeach offers media services to companies in the UK and internationally. Watch our story.
people coming together can achieve amazing things and improve their quality of lives through mutual support
media is a powerful tool that should be accessible to all and underpins democracy when used properly
The natural world is the best gym for the mind and body
we all have too much clutter in our lives
try new things, take risks
Who we are
Extensive experience working for big organisations – BBC, BBC Worldwide, Discovery International, Turner Broadcasting, Deloittes, ESi Media (Evening Standard/Independent).
As well as medium to smaller outfits – UKTV, Whickers World Foundation, Africa Channel, Current TV, Eurotalk, Woodcut Media. She is a judge for Broadcast, RTS and BAFTA awards, a trustee of One World Media and co-founder of Uganda Arts and Media Academy (UAMA).
Has worked for local authorities and the voluntary sector for the last 30+ years in a wide variety of roles.
Jeremy is the IT brains in the business and has been production manager for UAMA training workshops in Kampala and Gulu. He also makes a mean Cinnamon bun.
Dominique is our book-keeper and a loyal supporter. She keeps us organised and focused – not surprising for someone with an impressive international business background. With a BSc and an MBA From Babson University in the USA, she has worked for multinational companies in Europe and America. Before joining us in the UK she was responsible for accounting and financial reporting to the Board at Arundel Lido. She’s delighted to be part of an environmentally conscious company that’s concerned with sustainability.
Sophie is an Artist, Curator and Graphic Designer. She’s also design consultant for beechtobeach responsible for our website and other brand collateral.
She’s a graduate of the University of Brighton with a first-class honours in Fine Art. Her creative quests have led her to Newfoundland, New York and Northern Scotland but she is back in Sussex to be inspired once more by the Downs.
Josh’s experience is heavily rooted in music production and audio/visual mashups. The videos he’s created have generated a huge YouTube following and have led him into making commercial content with major brands such as Toyota, Pokemon, Showtime and LG. Some of his work has been aired on U.S television and cinema as part of integrated advertising campaigns.
This background gives him a good sense for editing and a strong eye for creativity which means he could even turn a stone into something interesting!
He has joined beechtobeach to help expand his experience in filming and to support local businesses in making the audio/visual content they need.
If he’s not making videos he’s either not very well or lost in the music studio.
Get in touch!
Old Bank House
1 High Street