About me


Dean Arnett is an international award winning, self-shoot documentary producer. He has worked all over the world, most notably for the BBC and Discovery.

He is also an award winning media trainer, designing and delivering film and editing courses for video-journalists and self-shoot producers. 

In 2014 he was awarded the coveted, ’Rising Star award’ at the 2014 Canadian International Film Festival for his BBC documentary ‘Burying the Past.

He continues to shoot documentaries and deliver training for broadcast and commercial organisations all over the world, including: the BBC, Thomson Foundation, Canon Europe, Press Association, The Frontline Club and many others. 

Through his production company, Dean Media, Dean produces corporate video and promotional films as well as delivering a multi camera event filming service.

To enquire about hiring Dean for any of the above please click here.

Dean has made countless documentaries all around the world. A short selection of some of these can be found here


Dean has designed award winning courses and workshops across a range of media subjects from Documentary Production to Video Journalism.

Most of Dean’s courses and workshops are modular and can be adapted for bespoke requirements. These courses are commonly used by the BBC, MediaCorp, the Frontline Club and many others. Many of Dean’s courses are also now available online.

Dean has been involved in creating multi-media work-flows, offer consultancy work on issues from video journalism deployment to editorial guidance in self-shooting and on multi-media and on-line video work flows. He has deliver media training and corporate video production training to numerous clients around the world

Dean specialises in workshops that tackle the challenges of bringing the technical and editorial aspects of self-shooting together, to produce unique, creative and award winning films.

Contact Dean with any broadcast or corporate training requests here

Deans’ most popular courses include…

  • Documentary developement and production training course/workshop
  • Filming and shooting with iPhones training course/workshop
  • Video Journalism training course/workshop
  • FCP X, Premier and FCP 7 editing training course/workshop
  • Viral video production and online engagement training course/workshop
  • Creative production and storytelling training course/workshop

More details of these courses can be found here

Dean is the director and founder of the International Media College and is a key partner in the consultancy and training organisation, Arch Media Partners.

Dean has more recently placed many of his most popular courses online. Many can be found either at the International Media College or at his own dedicated online training school here