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Ford Ennals
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Ford Ennals

Ford Ennals set up and leads Digital Radio UK ( DRUK ) the organisation responsible for leading the development and management of digital radio in the UK . The mission of DRUK is to help deliver a digital future for UK radio and to accelerate the transition from analogue to […]

Gareth Graham
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Gareth Graham

Gareth is an Account Executive for Lark who Specialise in Film and Media Insurance from Large Production Companies, Post Production Houses, Agencies and Equipment Hire companies to Freelancers and Student and who are part of the Lark (Group) who can cater for all types of insurance both Personal and commercial, […]

Gillian Callan
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Gillian Callan

Gillian Callan is a producer/director currently making two documentaries for BBC Northern Ireland, one of which is an Ulster-Scots observational documentary set in a small rural village. Last year she directed “The Call of the Pipes”, funded by BBC NI and the Ulster Scots Broadcast Fund, telling the inside story […]

Greg Spence
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Greg Spence

Greg Spence has been the post producer of ‘Game of Thrones’ since the pilot in 2009. He works closely with the cinematographers, editors, sound and the visual effects teams with a goal to create the most cinematic show on television. With over 20 years in the entertainment industry, Greg has […]

Helen Thompson
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Helen Thompson

Helen is the Lead Talent Manager for BBC Northern Ireland across all genres – Factual, Drama, News, Current Affairs, Sport, and Digital and Learning.  With over 20 years’ experience in the industry she has worked on everything from corporate to commercial to interactive to programmes. Helen has been with the […]

Ian Critchley
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Ian Critchley

Originally from St. Helens, Merseyside Ian has spent over twenty-five years in the TV industry across ITV and the BBC where he established the BBC’s Production Talent Network. He has been responsible for the management of creative and editorial talent across all genres in production and commissioning on a pan […]

Jane Magowan
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Jane Magowan

An RTS award-winning director and producer Jane began her career in London working at Wall To Wall Television and on the Bafta winning ‘Faking It’ for Channel Four. She moved to Belfast in 2003 where she has been making documentary and factual programmes for BBC Northern Ireland and network broadcasters. […]

Jed Mercurio
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Jed Mercurio

Jed Mercurio is one of the few UK script-writers to work as an American-style showrunner. His most recent credit, Line of Duty, has successfully transferred to BBC1 in its fourthseason having been the most watched BBC2 drama series in the multichannel era; two further seasons have been commissioned. His other […]

Jimmy Buckland
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Jimmy Buckland

Director of Strategy, Wireless Group Jimmy is a passionate advocate for the relevance of audio brands and content in the digital world. As Director of Strategy, he leads development initiatives for Wireless Group across the UK and Ireland, having previously held a similar role at the group’s radio stations in […]

Jo Taylor
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Jo Taylor

Since 2008 Jo has worked in the film industry in various role with experience across a variety of cinema, film and arts marketing disciplines. She’s worked with organisations including Altitude Film Entertainment, BIFA, eOne, Curzon Cinemas & Curzon Home Cinema, National Theatre Live, Tate and iFeatures (a Creative England Film […]

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