Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Keo Films CEO exits

Debbie Manners is leaving her post as CEO of the UK’s Keo Films after five years. She joined the factual-focused prodco in 2012, and then helped it to double its turnover and launch Keo Australia and Field Day Productions. Manners will remain chief executive of Field Day alongside managing director Sally Angel and head of […]

Pattison named Keo chair as Baring exits post

David Pattison (left) is replacing Zam Baring as the chair of Keo Films and non-exec director Rob Love is leaving the board of the UK indie producer. Pattison’s experience is in the marketing and advertising sector where he set up the PHD agency, which was acquired by Ominicom, and digital business iLG, which was sold […]

Keo launches in Oz as River Cottage expands

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s factual entertainment producer Keo Films is launching a dedicated base in Australia after its River Cottage format was commissioned for two new seasons. Pay TV operator Foxtel has commissioned the new seasons after the first scored strong consolidated ratings on the LifeStyle Channel. Keo, which produced the original UK series about local food […]