Crucible Films is an independently run production company in Bedfordshire. We are dedicated to creating top quality showreels for actors of all experience.

We offer a range of services including creating bespoke showreels for actors, tailored videos for companies and individuals, and even editing existing footage

If you're interested in having a film or video made then get in touch!


Aran Lamond

Director of Operations

Aran Lamond is an award winning cinematographer and director. He has a first class degree in Film Studies from the University of Kent, having studied cinematic theory and script writing. Aran is an experienced director, writer, producer and editor, having made professional videos for a wide variety of clients in various industries. For instance Aran has filmed interviews with bands, live gigs, cooking shows, testimonials, short films and even commercials. In his spare time Aran is an avid screenwriter and is available when needed to produce top quality scripts.

Richard Summers-Calvert

Managing Director

Richard Summers-Calvert is a professional actor who graduated from the Lincoln School of Performing Arts in 2013 and has since played lead roles in various theatre productions and feature films, including renowned Hollywood director Timothy A. Chey’s recent biblical epic, ‘David and Goliath’ which was filmed on location in Tunisia and award winning director Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou’s and award winning writer George Miles’ upcoming feature, ‘Shopping Channels’. When not in front of the camera, Richard enjoys letting his creativity flow by writing his own scripts. Richard has a wealth of experience in the acting world and will be on set at all times to help direct actors that are either new or would simply appreciate feedback.

Richard and Aran co-created Crucible Films with the intention of creating the top film and production company in the UK while maintaining competitive prices.