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Justin Binding
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Justin Binding

Justin has been the Commissioning Executive for BBC Northern Ireland for more than five years, during which time he has been executive producer across a range of genre from documentaries, specialist factual, features, arts, obs-doc, history as well as comedy, entertainment and fact–ent programmes. A number of his projects have […]

Karen Kirby
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Karen Kirby

Karen Kirby was appointed Editor, BBC Gaeilge in 2013. She is a member of the BBC Northern Ireland Multi-Platform Commissioning team, leading Irish Language in-house Radio and Digital production teams, as well as commissioning Television and Digital content from the independent production sector. Karen has over twenty years’ experience in producing, directing and presenting […]

Kevin Beimers
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Kevin Beimers

Kevin Beimers runs Northern Irish studio Italic Pig. Italic Pig were formed to create the award-winning cult hit Schrödinger’s Cat and the Raiders of the Lost Quark, and have since gone on to become a two-time recipient of Creative Europe MEDIA and NI Screen funding for their current production of […]

Kieran Doherty
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Kieran Doherty

Kieran Doherty is Joint Managing Director of Stellify, launched as a joint venture with Sony Pictures Television. Kieran currently serves as PACT director for Northern Ireland. He is also a member of the Royal Television Society Northern Ireland committee. Along with Matthew Worthy, Kieran is a founding member of the Media […]

Kitty Crawford
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Kitty Crawford

Kitty is a Gaming Producer, Web Developer, Media Specialist and Educator based in Belfast. Having consulted in many industries, I have been working with several game development companies in Northern Ireland for the past 3 years. My current projects include a PC strategy world building game, and a mobile VR […]

Larry Deeney
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Larry Deeney

Larry Deeney is responsible for shaping the development of BBC Radio Foyle’s local radio and online services and strengthening its role as a production base in the North West. He took over during Derry~Londonderry UK City of Culture 2013 when the station provided a hub for the BBC’s acclaimed coverage. […]

Mark Gordon
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Mark Gordon

Mark Gordon runs Score Draw Music, an award-winning company who provide music for visual media.?The company’s work across two seasons of Nickelodeon pre-school animation ‘Lily’s Driftwood Bay’ has seen them write and record songs for voice actors including Dolly Parton. This year they’re also scoring 10 hours of work for Channel […]

Mark Mahaffy
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Mark Mahaffy

Regional Managing Director of Bauer Radio, Northern Ireland Mark has been employed within the Northern Ireland media world for over 25 years, predominantly within press and more recently within radio and specifically with Bauer Media. He became the Regional Managing Director for Downtown Radio and Cool FM in June 2007, with […]

Mark Robson
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Mark Robson

Mark has worked in television for far too long, cutting his teeth on a range of comedy productions for ITV and Channel 4. He has commissioned series, script edited award winning comedies and produced and directed a wide range of narrative projects down the years. He most recently executive produced […]

Mary Flanigan
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Mary Flanigan

Mary is an actress, stand up and writer who starred in her own show at the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe, MARY FLANIGAN IS A PISCES, OBVIOUSLY.

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