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Our Team Members

Department Contacts

Ciaran Henry

Ciaran Henry

Operations Co-Ordinator

Luke Willis

Luke Willis

IT Coordinator

Please direct your IT related enquiries to Luke Willis.

If your enquiry is regarding kit specific technical support, please contact our Post Production team.

If your enquiry is regarding footage licensing, please contact our Footage Licensing team.

Email Luke Willis
Jack Miller

Jack Miller

Commercial Project and Marketing Manager

Please contact Jack for all commercial affairs & footage licensing enquiries.

Email Jack Miller
Sophie Kent

Sophie Kent

HR Manager

David Wills

David Wills

Finance Manager

Tom Cooper

Tom Cooper

Technical Operations Manager

Michelle Pascal

Michelle Pascal

Talent Manager

What’s it like working with Icon Films Ltd?

Icon Films is a truly independent TV production company. We are looking for the inquisitive, the ambitious, creative, tenacious and the people who get things done. We work hard, we challenge our people and we provide opportunities for career development. We expect our people to take responsibility for themselves and others and work collaboratively in an ever changing, creative environment. We want to work with people who are passionate about what they do, and will do it to the best of their abilities and support their colleagues to do their best work with, and for us. We promote continued development in careers from Production through to the support departments such as Finance and HR. The wellbeing of our teams is not an initiative, it is part of our culture, there is no one size fits all and so we continually review what we are doing to care for our people and their wellbeing and help our teams to care about each other. Ultimately, we are a presentation business, this is evident not only in our productions but our office space and our output. Are you up for the challenge?

Talent Management

Icon Films is proud to work with a talented and ambitious team. We offer an inspiring, creative and inclusive environment, in which to do our best work. We are committed to encouraging and supporting diversity on and off screen. Our aim is that our teams will be representative of society and each team member; whether staff, contributor, contractor or freelance, feels respected and acts respectfully to their colleagues.   For experienced Production, Location Crew, Development and Editorial speculative emails please email your CV to our Talent team.

Icon Films are now using The Talent Manager to manage our CV database and list our job vacancies, please join our network here. Please ensure you keep your availability information regularly updated after you join and upload your CV via the Talent Manager.

The Talent Manager

Work Experience

With the unique role that broadcasting has in shaping and reflecting society’s values, we know that our staff and work experience placements must reflect our diverse society and will enrich our organisation. We run an ambitious and structured voluntary work experience and outreach programme across the year and encourage applicants from a variety of ages, background and locations. Our work experience placements offer an insight into the various jobs and skills needed to make television programmes for both the UK and global markets.

We continue to work closely with local schools, colleges and universities as well as charities and community interest groups in Bristol and the wider South West. We offer week-long work experience placements each month so if you are an individual aged between 16-30 wishing to gain work experience with us then please email talent.manager@iconfilms.co.uk with the subject line ‘work experience application’, telling us about yourself and why you want to do work experience at Icon Films. Please include any creative pieces, such as short films, creative writing, TikTok posts or photographs, that you feel will enhance your application. If you are a school, college or University please contact Ciaran.henry@iconfilms.co.uk to discuss available dates and requirements.

Production Coordinators (PCs)

We are looking for Production Coordinators to start on various upcoming international series for US broadcasters. Start dates are from mid June onwards for various different contract lengths. The right candidates will be supported to gain experience to help progress their career.

We are Bristol based and happy to support hybrid working.

 

Applicants must be experienced in setting up overseas foreign filming shoots, or have extensive UK filming experience and be ready to take on new challenges.

 

It is important that the applicant has great communication skills and has managed shoot budgets, complicated logistics and associated filming permits and visas.

 

Working closely with the Production Management Team they’ll need to be super-organised, diligent, enthusiastic and enjoy working as part of a team.

The applicant must have a minimum of two years experience within the role.

 

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

 

To apply please send your CV to Michelle Pascal via The Talent Manager link below

https://www.thetalentmanager.com/tv-jobs/50056/production-coordinator

Or email Michelle Pascal at talent.manager@iconfilms.co.uk

Closing date for applications: 25th May 2022

Researcher

Icon Films are looking for an experienced researcher to work on an exciting presenter led adventure series for a US Network travel/adventure series. Applicants must have strong journalist skills and ideally experience on an international series. They must have good attention to detail, effective communication skills and be able to manage their time effectively.

This is a 34 week contract starting mid June. The job is based in Bristol with the opportunity for remote working.

We are an inclusive employer and particularly welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups.

To apply please send your CV to Michelle Pascal via The Talent Manager link below

https://www.thetalentmanager.com/tv-jobs/49970/researcher

Or email Michelle Pascal at talent.manager@iconfilms.co.uk

Closing date: 23rd May 2022

Assistant Producer roles (APs)

We are looking for Assistant Producers for an exciting presenter led adventure series for a US Network travel/adventure series.  Applicants must have experience in finding stories, setting up international shoots, and identifying good contributors & locations. The APs will be expected to plan and execute their own recce so experience in this area would be highly desired. You will need experience in working on shows in one or more of Adventure/Natural History genres.  It is important that you have great communication and research skills and can work to a tight schedule.

Start dates are between 13th June and 4th July 2022 and you will be on location for approx. 5 weeks plus approx. 2 weeks for the recce. The job is based in Bristol (with the opportunity for some remote working) and on location.

We are an inclusive employer and particularly welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups.

To apply please send your CV to Michelle Pascal via The Talent Manager link below

https://www.thetalentmanager.com/tv-jobs/49968/assistant-producer

Or email Michelle Pascal at talent.manager@iconfilms.co.uk

Closing date for applications: 23rd May 2022

Producer/Director (PD)

We are looking for highly experienced PDs to come on board a returning, survival / adventure series to be broadcast on National Geographic and Disney+.

Experience in natural history, survival, adventure or expedition programming is required. Additionally, candidates with plenty of US network credits especially Nat Geo, experience working in remote and extreme locations with talent, strong script writing and producing skills would also be needed. Ideally, we are looking for PDs with extensive edit experience as we require them to cut one of the episodes from the series.

Start dates are between 4th July and 5th September 2022 and you will be on location for approx. 5 weeks. The job is based in Bristol (with the opportunity for remote working) and on location.

We are an inclusive employer and particularly welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups.

To apply please send your CV to Michelle Pascal via The Talent Manager link below

https://www.thetalentmanager.com/tv-jobs/49967/producerdirector

Or email Michelle Pascal at talent.manager@iconfilms.co.uk

Closing date for applications: 23rd May 2022

Finance Assistant

Icon Films are looking for a full time Finance Assistant to provide day to day financial support to the Production teams and the Finance department. This role will be working closely with the Finance Manager, Commercial Director, and Production Managers.

The applicant must have a minimum of 1 years’ experience working in television, finance, or both. Experience using PMI will be an advantage.  Working hours can be flexible or part-time.

Applicants’ responsibilities will include:

  • Invoice processing and credit card expenses
  • Petty cash advances, expenses, and reconciliations for both departmental and productions.
  • Completing weekly bank reconciliations for central accounts
  • Weekly purchase ledger pay-runs
  • Nonproduction sales invoicing – royalties, e-commerce etc
  • Managing of aged creditors
  • Helping overhead cost managers with queries
  • Assisting with the maintaining of the fixed asset register
  • Assisting with monthly management account preparation and annual accounts and audit preparation
  • Filing and archiving

 

Skills and Experience

Essential

  • Confident, engaging, and open personality
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • The tenacity to see projects through to resolution
  • Discretion
  • Eye for detail
  • Enthusiasm for the role
  • Flexibility
  • IT literate – especially Excel
  • Experience of financial software packages
  • Ability to prioritise and cope with last minute changes
  • Calm under pressure

 

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Start Date 30th May 2022

Salary range depending on experience £20-22k per year

To apply please send your CV to Michelle Pascal via The Talent Manager  https://www.thetalentmanager.com/tv-jobs/49303/finance-assistant

Or email Michelle Pascal at talent.manager@iconfilms.co.uk

Assistant Producer A/P

We are looking for an Assistant Producer to start work immediately on an exciting presenter led adventure series for a US Network travel/adventure series. Applicants must have experience in finding stories, setting up international shoots, and identifying good contributors & locations. They will have experience in working on shows in one or more of Adventure/Natural History/ Science genres. It is important that they have great communication and research skills and can work to a tight schedule.

We are an inclusive employer and particularly welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups.

This is a 4 week contract starting asap. The job is based in Bristol with the opportunity for remote working.

Please apply via the talent manager link below:
https://www.thetalentmanager.com/tv-jobs/49346/assistant-producer
Alternatively, you can email your CV and Cover Letter to: Talent.Manager@iconfilms.co.uk
Closing date: 15/04/2022

Offline Editors

We are looking for 2 dynamic and creative Avid Offline Editors to work on an exciting returning adventure format to be broadcast on Nat Geo & Disney+

The ideal candidates will have multiple credits working on hour long factual / fact ent programmes, experience in the adventure genre and an understanding editing for US networks.

The edit will ideally take place at Icon’s Post Production facility in Bristol; with the option of remote working should that be necessary.

We are an inclusive employer and particularly welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and underrepresented groups.

1st Edit

Start date 30th May – End Date 22nd July

NB: there will be two down weeks in this schedule to allow for network notes

2nd Edit

Start date 11th July – End date 2nd Sep

NB: there will be two down weeks in this schedule to allow for network notes

 

Please apply via the talent manager link below:

https://www.thetalentmanager.com/tv-jobs/47818/offline-avid-editors-ps7

Alternatively, you can send your CV and Cover Letter to: Talent.Manager@iconfilms.co.uk

Closing date: 01/03/2022

Series Edit Producer

We are looking for a Series Edit Producer to come on board a returning blue chip, survival / adventure series to be broadcast on National Geographic and Disney+.

We are looking for an exceptional candidate with excellent organisational skills, as well as strong storytelling and script writing experience.  The Series Edit Producer will need to be available between mid April to end of August 2022 and will work closely with the Exec and Location Series Producer to design the content of the series in the edit. They will manage the edit team and drive all six programmes in the series through a tight schedule. They will also be expected to edit produce two of the episodes

Please only apply if you have, survival, adventure or expedition experience, have worked with US networks before and / or have proven experience of managing large edit teams.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Please apply to Michelle Pascal via The Talent Manager talent.manager@iconfilms.co.uk

Producer/Directors

We are looking for highly experienced PDs to come on board a returning blue chip, survival / adventure series to be broadcast on National Geographic and Disney+.

Please only apply if you have extensive experience in natural history, survival, adventure or expedition programming. Additionally we are looking for candidates with plenty of US network credits esp. Nat Geo, extensive experience working with talent, strong script writing and producing skills. Ideally we are also keen for the PD’s to have good edit experience as we would like them to cut one of the episodes from the series.

Start dates are between mid March and April 2022 and you will be on location for approx. 7 weeks.

We are an inclusive employer and particularly welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups.

Please apply to Michelle Pascal via The Talent Manager talent.manager@iconfilms.co.uk

Edit Producers

We are looking for an Edit Producers to come on board a returning blue chip, survival / adventure series to be broadcast on National Geographic and Disney+.

You will have extensive experience in delivering to US networks and understand how to write voice over for the American market. Strong, creative, narrative, storytelling and structuring skills are essential. This position is currently remote working, but there may be a requirement to work from our post facilities at our Bristol office.

The candidates will need to be a self-starter with a proven ability to manage their own time, workflow and demonstrate good organisation skills in order to meet tight deadlines.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

OFFLINE DATES April – August 2022

Please apply to Michelle Pascal via The Talent Manager talent.manager@iconfilms.co.uk

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