Who We Are

90SecondStory is driven by Daniel Smith and Peter Smithson and based in Boho Four, Middlesbrough. Their stand out visual style and engaging narratives have made them the preferred suppliers of online video assets for marketing teams and creative agencies throughout the UK and London.

Clients appreciate the way they demystify the price of the production process and give them a real unit cost for their video content requirements.

Both have a background in engineering which gives them a rare skill set: the natural flair and creativity of film-makers combined with the methodical and technical approach of engineers

DanDaniel has over five years experience in the film-making industry and has directed short film and feature length documentaries as well innovative marketing media for a diverse selection of clients.

With a BA (Hons) in Digital Film Making, Thornaby-born Daniel is the creative spark which brings a project to life. He works closely with clients in order to find the unique story behind their business.

“There is an uncommon beauty to everything, especially businesses, each with an individual set of values, a particular path and different personalities in the people who work there” – Daniel Smith

PeteAlso from Thornaby, Peter is our post-production expert, specializing in editing, colour grading and motion graphics, whilst doubling up as our skilled drone pilot. With his engineering background, he brings a precise and creative approach to the post-production process.

“I believe post-production is the pursuit of perfection and at 25 frames per second I have 2,250 opportunities in a 90SecondStory to make a client’s film as special as their business”- Peter Smithson


As well as producing video content for business 90SecondStory act in a consultative advisory role for several London marketing teams and creative agencies, specifically in the tech and legal sectors.

As individuals and as a business they are invested in the progress of the Middlesbrough and Teesside Philanthropic Foundation, a great North East Charity, dedicated to making a difference where they live.

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