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Adam Gee
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Adam Gee

Adam specialises in online/social video – in particular, short form. He set up the factual Short Form Video service on All4, Channel 4’s online player – he was a Commissioning Editor at Channel 4 for 13 years (of Multiplatform TV and Online Video). He is now the first Commissioning Editor […]

Alan Hook
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Alan Hook

Alan Hook is a researcher in New Media and Play, and has worked in games, immersive media and virtual environments development for over 10 years. He has exhibited his research internationally in America and Europe working with international festivals such as Zero1 in San Jose, Paraflows in Vienna and RXIC […]

Andy Brereton
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Andy Brereton

Managing Director of Shiny Button and Executive Producer on Murder in Successville. Other credits: Murder on the Blackpool Express, Crackanory, Drunk History.

Angela MacKinnon
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Angela MacKinnon

Angela has been working at BBC Scotland for nearly 19 years. Starting as a digital assistant for BBC Alba, her other roles (all in the digital) spanned multiple genres including sport, entertainment and latterly education as Senior Producer of Bitesize Infographics. Angela joined BBC Scotland’s Resourcing and Talent team in […]

Anne Morrison
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Anne Morrison

Anne Morrison is Chair of Pearson College’s Governing Body. She is Chair of BAFTA’s International Committee and formerly Chair of BAFTA from 2014 to 2016, the second woman to hold the position in its 70 year history. As a non-executive Director, she is on the Board of Women in Film […]

Austen Irwin
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Austen Irwin

After Aim High, Austen co-founded a highly creative and innovative online video company that made absolutely no money. He joined BBCNI Factual as a Shooting Researcher on the “One Show”, which led on to him PD’ing a range of network BBC programmes, bringing him as far afield as Perth, Auckland, […]

Becky Cadman
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Becky Cadman

Becky Cadman, Commissioning Editor, Factual Entertainment at Channel 4 has extensive experience developing and producing across reality entertainment hits such as Got To Dance, I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here, The Jump, Love Island and several others. Currently the Commissioner on – Naked Attraction, Sex Tape, Peng Life, […]

Ben O’Loan
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Ben O’Loan

Ben O’Loan is a producer/director with DoubleBand Films in Belfast. He has worked on a range of factual, specialist factual and observational documentaries for BBC and Channel 4; covering diverse topics from disability, war, music, cultural minorities and historical subjects.

Bernie O’Neill
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Bernie O’Neill

As Project Director of WorldDAB, Bernie and her team are responsible for the international promotion of DAB+ digital radio, bringing together radio industry professionals and providing the knowledge and expertise that helps countries successfully adopt and implement broadcast digital radio. WorldDAB works with policymakers, regulators and industry players, including public […]

Bill Malone
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Bill Malone

Bill Malone is one of the most experienced and respected executives in Irish television. He joined Virgin Media (then TV3) as Director of Programming in October 2016 and oversees all content and programming strategy and management decisions for the group’s channels: Virgin Media One, Virgin Media Two, Virgin Media Three, […]

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