Tinopolis names new COO

UK-based production and distribution firm Tinopolis Group has created a COO position for its British factual producers, and handed it to a key company executive. Naomi Carter (pictured) has been named in the role, having previously been group director of production at the company, which houses prodcos such as Mentorn Media and A. Smith & […]

Pioneer Productions making UK floods doc

UK factual producer Pioneer Productions is making a fast turnaround doc about the recent floods that recently blighted the UK for commercial broadcaster Channel 4. The Floods that Foiled New Year: Caught On Camera is a follow-up to another one-off flood doc The Storms that Stole Christmas and was commissioned as the bad weather and flooding […]

Pioneer Productions poaches BBC’s Innovation boss

UK factual producer Pioneer has recruited Ailsa Orr from the BBC. Orr was head of the Innovations unit at UK public broadcaster the BBC and will be creative director at Pioneer. Orr has created shows including BBC doc Pompeii – The Last Day and BBC One and Discovery show Supervolcano. Before running the BBC’s Innovation […]