About us

JT Productions (JTP) is an audio visual production / hire company that was founded in 2001 by Jim Thornton and became a limited company in 2005. The crew here at JTP have all been in the event industry for many years and we have a vast amount of knowledge and experience between us to help run your event smoothly. As well as all this experience, we also have access to a large number of crew and suppliers that we have worked very closely with throughout the years making us ideally suited to help run your event as well as sourcing any items that we do not have in stock or for those out of the ordinary requests!!

We have managed and worked on a huge variety of events worldwide ranging from small and large conferences, roadshows, gala dinners, awards shows, live video links, product launches, staff parties etc. to name a few.

Please give us a call to discuss your specific event requirements.

Where We Work

At JT Productions, we’re very proud to say we’ve managed many events worldwide as well as throughout the UK. These vary from one person flying out to manage local AV contractors and staff, right through to us taking all our own equipment and crew with us.

Over the years, we have been lucky enough to work in most countries ranging from the USA right across to Singapore and many in between. Please give us a ring to see how we can we can help with your next event.

Our Team

Jim Thornton

Jim Thornton

Technical Director

Jim has worked on live events since the age of 14 where he started in the local theatre helping amateur dramatic societies. After finishing school, he studied Audio Engineering at Westminster College and then went on to be Technical Manager of a 600 seat local theatre at the age of 19.

Jim moved into the corporate industry in 1996 where he continues to combine his theatrical knowledge with corporate requirements. Jim has a passion for technology and loves to play with the latest tech available.

Jim Thornton

Technical Director
Joanne Thornton

Joanne Thornton

Finance & HR Director

After studying Business at Greenwich University, Jo has held a variety of Senior EA positions until 2006 when she decided to help grow JTP.

Jo is responsible for the Finance, HR and Administration of the company (everything not technical!!).

Joanne Thornton

Finance & HR Director
Jon Kight

Jon Kight

Technical Production Manager

Jon joined JTP back in 2016 after years running AV on cruise ships and decided his feet needed to be back on solid ground. Jon is an extremely valued member of the team and we're constantly getting positive feedback from clients about him.

Jon Kight

Technical Production Manager

Being Green

At JT Productions, we actively seek to reduce our carbon footprint by doing the following:

  • E-mails are only printed if completely necessary
  • All printing is on recycled paper wherever possible
  • When printing, solid ink laser printers are used*
  • All documents are securely shredded** and then recycled
  • All woods, plastics and glass are recycled wherever possible
  • Air travel is only used when necessary and when doing so, we contribute to offset carbon emissions

JTP web & FTP hosting is powered solely on renewable energy. We believe in a sustainable society for all and that every business has a role in this responsibility. We have therefore made a strong commitment to fight pollution and preserve our natural resources. Our hosting now uses wind, water and solar power in accordance with the Renewable Energy Certification System (RECS).

Feedback from our Clients

Ollie Young Foundation

JT Productions are extremely proud to support the Ollie Young Foundation.

On Thursday 1st December 2011, we were given the devastating news that our son Charlie’s best friend Ollie Young had an inoperable brain tumour. Just 2.5 weeks before this, Ollie and Charlie ( both 5 years old ) were running around our house wrestling on the floor with Jim. Ollie was diagnosed with a Grade IV Glioblastoma Multiforme Brain Tumour and we were told that he only had 2 weeks left to live.

Our gorgeous Ollie managed to stay with us for 3 months and finally left us on 26th February 2012 just a day before his 6th birthday. He was an extremely special little boy who will be in our hearts forever. His parents Sarah & Simon ( two of our best friends ) decided to set up the Ollie Young Foundation to raise money for research and awareness of Glioblastoma Multiforme Brain Tumours.

For Ollie’s full story or to make a donation, please visit www.ollieyoungfoundation.org

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