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Our Team Members

Department Contacts

Elaine Williams

Elaine Williams

Operations Manager & EA to the CEO

Elaine Williams is  the 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.

Email Elaine Williams
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

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

Email David Wills
Gemma Greene

Gemma Greene

Head of Development

Tom Cooper

Tom Cooper

Technical Operations Manager

Kirstin Dryburgh

Kirstin Dryburgh

Deputy Director of Production & Production Executive

Please contact Kirstin for all talent enquiries.

Kirstin’s working days are Monday – Wednesday.

Email Kirstin Dryburgh

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.

Production Technical Assistant

We are looking for a Production Technical Assistant to work across a number of projects. This role will support the life cycle of the projects from pre production to delivery. There is also the opportunity for location roles, mainly DIT but also including camera assistant and an opportunity to develop specialist skills such as Location Sound and Drone operations. We are looking for candidates with the following skills.

 

Essential skills

  • Avid edit support
  • Archive management
  • Understanding workflows
  • Ingest of rushes and archive
  • Creating projects
  • Grouping and syncing media
  • Playouts
  • End of edits
  • Tech support and troubleshooting
  • Organising media and projects to strict protocols

Other skills

  • Location DIT
  • Ambition to develop location skills on future projects

Skills/Experience Required

–       Experience working in a post-production environment in an edit support role

–       Experience working with Avid Media Composer

–       Excellent general IT skills across both Mac and PC

–       In depth knowledge of broadcast technology and theory such as codecs, frame rates and bit

rates

–       Reading and interpreting broadcaster tech specs

–       An exceptional attention to detail

–       Excellent communication skills

Please apply via the talent manager link below including a cover letter with your CV.

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

 

https://www.thetalentmanager.com/tv-jobs/40464/production-technical-assistant

Closing date: 15th May 2021

Please put ‘PTA’ as your subject header when you apply.

 

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.

EDIT PRODUCER

We are looking for an experienced EDIT PRODUCER to oversee two episodes of a returning wildlife observational documentary series filmed in Africa.

Contract to start 19th July – 24th September, working with a talented team of editors in our COVID safe Bristol cutting rooms.

The ideal candidate for this position must think creatively and have a flair for shaping a narrative that will entice and engage Icon Films audience. We are looking for someone with extensive edit experience on observational documentary series with excellent writing and storytelling skills in developing both human and animal characters. Must be comfortable working across two edits simultaneously and experienced in wading through a large volume of rushes to make sure no key moments are missed.

 

Please apply via the talent manager link below including a cover letter with your CV.

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

https://www.thetalentmanager.com/tv-jobs/40209/edit-producer-ln-mwr

Closing date: 30 April 2021

 

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.

Edit Producers x 4

We are looking for dynamic and creative Edit Producers for a new National Geographic Adventure format. Must have previous Edit Producer credits on hour long factual programmes and ideally have experience of shaping bold, visually distinctive, narrative led, hosted factual formats. Also crucial is a good understanding of writing for the US audience.

 

24/05/21-16/07/21 (6 x week edit over 8 weeks)

14/06/21-06/08/21 (6 x week edit over 8 weeks)

21/06/21-13/08/21 (6 x week edit over 8 weeks)

26/07/21-17/09/21 (6 x week edit over 8 weeks)

 

Please apply via the talent manager link below including a cover letter with your CV. Alternatively, you can send your CV and Cover Letter to:  talent.manager@iconfilms.co.uk

https://www.thetalentmanager.com/tv-jobs/40111/4x-edit-producers-nat-geo-ps

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.

Production Managers

We are looking for TWO  talented and collaborative PRODUCTION MANAGERS to work on a range of adventurous projects in 2021/22. We support ambitious people to develop their careers in a company that values Production Management and is committed to the wellbeing of our teams, inclusivity and sustainability

 

Roles starting in April for between 3 and 12 months (contract length and rates to be discussed and agreed)

 

In addition to these roles we would like to welcome CVs from anyone that would like to become part of our Talent Pool.

 

We have a reputation for delivering originality and excellence across science, history, survival, and natural history content

 

Bristol Based with remote working opportunities

Expires on 30th March 2021

 

Please apply via https://www.thetalentmanager.com/tv-jobs/39546/production-manager-x-2 or email talent.manager@iconfilms.couk

 

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

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