Nicole Kleeman

Firecrest hires C4’s Lorraine McKechnie

Firecrest, recently named as the fastest growing independent production company outside London, has appointed Channel 4’s Nations and Regions exec Lorraine McKechnie as executive producer. Glasgow-based Firecrest is enjoying a remarkable run of success, having reported a threefold increase in revenue last year. That run has coincided with an investment from the Channel 4 Growth […]

Channel 4 buys into Scottish indie

The UK’s Channel 4 has continued its investment in local indies by taking a piece of Glasgow-based producer Firecrest Films. The move represents the latest use of the Channel 4 Indie Growth Fund, which has helped the broadcaster buy into companies such as Barcroft Media Group, Eleven Film, Lightbox Media and The RightsXchange (TRX). Channel […]