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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.

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.

Finishing Assistant (Freelance)

We are an internationally established production company creating a broad range of factual content. We are seeking a freelance Finishing Assistant 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.

 

The Finishing Assistant will be responsible for the following:

 

  • Pre-grading picture locked sequences
  • Conforming proxy resolution clips to native resolution rushes
  • Creating end of edit elements
  • Source checking and cutting in archive
  • Organising and managing online projects and media
  • Quality checks of audio and online elements
  • Creating deliverable masters and associated documents

 

Skills/Experience Required

 

  • Experience working in a post-production environment in an edit/craft support role
  • Experience working with Avid Media Composer
  • Experience working with Pro Tools
  • Experience working with DaVinci Resolve
  • Experience working with Telestream Vidchecker
  • Reading and interpreting broadcaster tech specs
  • An exceptional attention to detail
  • The ability to quickly analyse and solve problems
  • Excellent communication skills
  • 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

 

Initial work will be from 16th April – 14th May, with scope for further work beyond.

 

Closing date for applications is midnight on Monday 5th April.

 

Interview dates: Starting from Wednesday 7th April.

 

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

https://www.thetalentmanager.com/tv-jobs/39596/finishing-assistant-freelance

 

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

 

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

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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