London Live’s Lawford joins Beal’s Woodcut

Former BBC Worldwide iPlayer exec Derren Lawford has joined Kate Beal’s new indie, Woodcut Media, as joint creative director. Lawford joins from London Live, the local digital channel that services England’s capital city, where he was commissioning executive. At Woodcut, Lawford will work to secure commissions, work on production in the UK and internationally, and […]

iPlayer content boss leaves for Livity

Derren Lawford is leaving his position as head of programming and scheduling for Global BBC iPlayer to join youth agency Livity. At Livity, Lawford will be head of conent, providing direction across its activities with a focus on the youth engagement agency’s online video output. The organisation has produced multiplatform content including Channel 4’s teen […]