Tin Roof Media


Tin Roof hires Dragonfly’s Fleming as finance director

Tin Roof Media has appointed Dragonfly Film and Television Productions’ Matt Fleming as the new group finance director at Blink Media. Fleming will have overall responsibility for all financial matters at Blink Films and Outline Productions within the Tin Roof Media Group. He will work closely with group operations director Paul Hanrahan to maximise profitability […]

Reef founder steps down after 14 years, exits Zinc

Reef Television founder Richard Farmbrough has resigned from his post as CEO of the UK prodco and commercial director of his parent, Zinc Media Group. Farmbrough started the company back in 2005 and remained in his CEO role after Zinc bought Reef in July 2015. At that point he became commercial chief of the wider […]

Ex-Reef MD Hanrahan joins Tin Roof Media

Former Reef Television managing director Paul Hanrahan has joined another UK-based producer, Tin Roof Media, as group operations director. The hire means UK industry veteran Hanrahan (pictured) joins the management team of Tin Roof subsidiaries Blink Films and Outline Productions. He will oversee day-today operations and growth strategy across the Tin Roof group. Former TwoFour […]

Investment group Tin Roof buys Outline

Tin Roof Media has bought a majority stake in House of Tiny Tearaways indie Outline Productions. Neil Court (left), Charles Wace and Charles Ogilvie’s Tin Roof Media has already acquired UK factual indie Blink Films and Outline will sit alongside it in the emerging indie group’s stable. Outline was founded by managing director Laura Mansfield and […]

Blink poaches Boomerang exec producer

British producer Blink Films has expanded its team by drafting in Boomerang executive Jon Lloyd as creative director of popular factual. This comes soon after Tin Roof Media bought a majority stake in London-based Blink, which is behind shows including Secret Nazi Files and The Brain with David Eagleman. Lloyd was most recently executive producer at […]

Blink hires Discovery exec for US expansion

UK-based Blink Films has hired Science Channel exec Brad Kohlenstein as senior VP, development to head a new US office. Kohlenstein (pictured) will be senior VP, development, working closely with Blink’s executive team of Dan Chambers, Justine Kershaw and Sarah Sapper. The launch of an East Coast office comes after Rockpool Investments-owned Tin Roof Media […]

TV industry veterans buy UK indie

Three television industry veterans behind a new London-based investment group have bought a UK-based factual producer Blink Films. Neil Court, Charles Wace and Charles Ogilvie’s Tin Roof Media has paid an undisclosed amount to buy Blink, which is behind new BBC Four and PBS neuroscience-themed coproduction The Brain with Dr David Eagleman. 9 Story Media […]