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Our Team Members

Department Contacts

Elaine Williams

Elaine Williams

Operations & Outreach Manager (acting)

Elaine Williams is currently acting as Operations & Outreach Manager.
Please contact Elaine Williams for all office and supplier related inquiries .

Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 crisis, we are not currently running our work experience programme and have limited staff at the Icon Films offices. Our Join Us page will be updated when work experience applications are open again.

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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.

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Jack Miller

Jack Miller

Commercial Project Manager/Footage Licensing

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

Email Jack Miller
Sophie Kent

Sophie Kent

HR Manager

David Wills

David Wills

Assistant Management Accountant

Please contact David Wills for all banking and other financial enquiries.

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Gemma Greene

Gemma Greene

Acting Head of Development

Tom Cooper

Tom Cooper

Technical Operations Manager

Kirstin Dryburgh

Kirstin Dryburgh

Deputy Head of Production & Talent Manager

Please contact Kirstin for all talent enquiries.

Kirstin’s working days are Monday – Wednesday.

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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.

ARCHIVE ASSISTANT PRODUCER

Icon Films are looking for an Archive Assistant Producer for a 8×60 Discovery Science returning series.

 

Candidates will have experience of working on multiple episodes and some knowledge of archival sources internationally. It will involve supporting the research, clearance and delivery of rare, distinctive archive footage and stills. Being creative is key, ensuring the material achieves the highest journalistic and editorial standard. You will have the confidence and some editorial acumen to suggest archive to the senior archive producer and editorial team and will be working closely with a logger.

 

The role also requires impeccable organisational skills where you will be using a comprehensive logging and ingest workflow, ensuring that costs and clearances are tracked and reported to the Production Management team.

 

This is currently a remote working position however if/when appropriate we would expect the position to be Bristol based

 

Closing date/deadline for applications: 5pm Friday 19th March

 

Interviews: TBC – second half of March with the role starting at the beginning of May.

 

Please apply by sending your CV and a Cover Letter to talent.manager@iconfilms.co.uk

 

Icon Films are an inclusive employer and particularly welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and under represented groups

Logger

Icon Films is looking for a Logger for a 8×60 Discovery Science returning series

 

This is an entry level position for someone looking to get into TV with a keen interest in science and mystery shows.

 

The role will involve watching through rushes and archive footage, logging and highlighting standout clips onto our systems to help build sequences in the edit as well as filling in supporting documentation and labelling accordingly.

 

The logger is an exciting, integral role within the post-production workflow. They will be working with Tech and Edit Assistants and with the editorial team – it is a role that bridges research and editing.

 

This is currently a remote working position however if/when appropriate we would expect the position to be Bristol based.

 

Closing date/deadline for applications: 5pm Friday 19th March.

 

Interviews: TBC – second half of March with the role starting at the end of March.

 

Please apply by sending your CV and a Cover Letter to talent.manager@iconfilms.co.uk

 

Icon Films are an inclusive employer and particularly welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and under represented groups.

Edit Producer

Icon Films are, once again, partnering with the charitable organisation the  Whitley Fund for Nature to produce a number of short films to showcase the work of the Whitley Award winners.

We are looking for an Edit Producer to produce 10 short films for the Virtual Award ceremony in May 2021.

Candidates should have a solid natural history/conservation background and experience of producing short content within a tight schedule, juggling multiple edits. Experience of editing for broadcast is essential

3 Week prep and 4 weeks edit to produce 10 short films (approx. 2 mins each)

 

Please apply via The Talent Manager or via our inbox talent.manager@iconfilms.co.uk and include your rate expectation.

https://www.thetalentmanager.com/tv-jobs/39195/edit-producer-charitable-project

 

Closing date for applications – Sun 28th Feb

Start date –  8th March 2021 for 8 weeks (full time position)

Bristol based position

 

Here are an example of the 2020 films https://whitleyaward.org/winners-hub/

 

Icon Films are an inclusive employer and particularly welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and underrepresented groups

 

Sizzles Editor

Starting Feb/March, 4 days a week for 3 months with the possibility to extend.

Salary range £650-£750 a week

 

We are recruiting for a talented development sizzles editor with experience of creating pitch materials for both the US and UK markets. Must have a track record in producing sizzles that have led to commissions.

We want someone with visual flair to cut tasters that have impact across several genres of programming, producing work to a high level that reflects our premium factual output.

Working with development producers and execs you will have a high level of independence and will be motivated, competent, and self-starting, as well as creative.

The right candidate will be able to juggle more than one task and work to deadlines.

Examples of recent work will be requested.  Premiere Pro skills required and After Effects experience desirable, InDesign would be a bonus.

 

Icon Films is Bristol based however the job will be working remotely initially, then moving to the office when possible. Editing hardware and software will be provided.

 

Deadline for application: 28th January

 

Interview dates: Starting from mid Feb

 

You can apply for the position via the Talent Manager website or directly to talent.manager@iconfilms.co.uk

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from underrepresented groups.

PC/Researcher

Icon Films are looking for an experienced PC/ Researcher to support the edit and post production on A Shark week/ Natural History show for Discovery Channel.

Applicants must have experienced in annotating scripts, natural history research, archive searching, and managing and completing Discovery Deliverables.

This project is about shark behaviour, so a marine biology background would be helpful but you must have proven Natural History/ Zoology/ Marine Biology research skills. The candidate should confident in supporting an edit producer and be self motivated, organised with good attention to detail.

Experience of working for a US channels is essential.

 

Please note that this role does not involve travel. We are Bristol based but the role is working remotely,

Start date mid / late Feb

Contract length approximately 10- 12 weeks

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.

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