Joe Atkins is the Head-Designer and Founder of 43 Media, a Production Design agency based in the Haute-Loire Department of South-Central France.
Joe moved to France in 2008 after travelling around Europe for a year with his wife, Amanda and their four children. They are now settled in the town of Bas-en-Basset, where Joe heads up his company, working on both the regional and the international scale.
Joe’s love for the theatre began at school, leading him to take his degree in Theatre Studies at Liverpool University and a Post-Grad degree in Lighting Design at Cardiff. Since then, he has worked in venues across the Globe.
Over the past three decades, Joe and 43 Media have widened the scope of their expertise to include disciplines such as Corporate Event Management and Trade Show Exhibitions as well as Audio-Visual Production and Product Photography.
Name: Joe Atkins
Lives in: Bas-en-Basset, France
Company: 43 Media
Occupation: Director, Director of Photography, Editor, Filmmaker, Gaffer/lighting Technician, Graphic Designer, Lighting Designer, Music Composer, Set Designer, Producer, Sound Mixer, Sound Editor and Photographer (Still)
Unique traits: Over 30 years of experience in Lighting Design, Live Events and Audio-Visual Production
If You Ever Get to Heaven
Film (Comedy, Drama and Family) Director Two sisters, three children, a monk and Elvis find themselves traveling the medieval pilgrim route to Santiago de Compostela in Northern Spain in a VW camper van.
A Question of Time
Film (Drama) Producer Jerry the well liked local homeless guy is hiding a secret that no one, not even those who think they know him could ever possibly imagine.