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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
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.

Junior Colourist & Online Editor

We are seeking a Junior Colourist & Online Editor with Avid Media Composer and DaVinci Resolve experience to work with the Post-Production Manager to ensure in-house editing services are delivered to the highest creative and technical standards. We are looking for candidates with an ambition to continue developing their skills in grading and online editing.

You will be responsible for the following:

  • Colour grading and online editing in-house productions
  • Hosting grade and online sign offs with series producers and executives
  • Working closely with the wider finishing team to meet delivery deadlines
  • Organising and managing finishing projects and media
  • Providing finishing support such as pregrade, conform and QCs when required
  • Providing offline edit support when required

Skills/Experience – Essential

  • Grading in SDR using DaVinci Resolve or a similar platform
  • Online editing in Avid Media Composer
  • Experience in a post-production facility in finishing or edit support role
  • Creating end of edit elements for the grade and tracklay
  • Pregrade and conform tasks in Avid Media Composer for the grade
  • Delivering QC and Automated QC for broadcast
  • 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
  • An exceptional attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to quickly analyse and solve problems

Skills/Experience – Desirable

  • In-depth knowledge of a variety of software including Adobe Premiere and Avid Pro Tools
  • Colour grading in HDR

The initial contract length is for 12 months.

Closing date for applications is midnight on Monday 2nd August.

Interview dates: Starting from Tuesday 3rd August.

You can apply for the position via the Talent Manager website here:

https://www.thetalentmanager.com/tv-jobs/41596/junior-colourist-online-editor

Or directly to jeff.alsop-white@iconfilms.co.uk

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

Post-Production Runner

We are an internationally established production company creating a broad range of factual content. We are seeking a Post-Production Runner to support our in-house editing services and ensure they are delivered to the highest creative and technical standards. We are looking for enthusiastic and hard-working candidates looking to start a career in post-production. Full training will be provided. 

 

You will be responsible for the following:  

 

  • Keeping the in-house edit facilities ordered, clean and welcoming 
  • Building and maintaining post-production hardware 
  • Delivering edit kit and drives by car to remote working edits 
  • Provide refreshments for the edits as required 
  • Edit suite technical support 
  • Completing daily and weekly support tasks according to a schedule 
  • Prepping and cleaning down laptops and iMacs for the edits 
  • Creating workspaces and managing media on shared storage servers 
  • Creating technical deliverables such as viewing copies and DVDs 
  • Organising, transcoding and archiving footage 
  • Creating and editing documents on our technical wiki 
  • Assisting the IT team when necessary 
  • Occasionally opening the offices at the start of the day, and securing premises at the end of the day 

Skills/Experience – Essential 

 

  • Excellent general IT skills 
  • Enthusiasm for TV and film 
  • Self-motivated and able to work on their own initiative 
  • Problem solving 
  • Good communication skills 
  • Willing to ask questions 
  • Quick learner 
  • Time management and ability to prioritise work effectively 
  • Full clean driving license 

The initial contract length is 6 months. 

Closing Date for Applications: 19th July 

 

This job can only be applied for via the Job Centre. You will need the following information: 

 

Company Name: Icon Films 

Postcode: BS1 5SP 

Job Title: Post-Production Runner 

 

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

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.

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