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Laura Marshall

Laura Marshall


After leaving school I spent a year in Paris working for Henri and Martine Cartier-Bresson and on return went to work for the Toby Eady Literary Agency and the author and scientist Iain Douglas Hamilton.  In 1986 I got my first job in TV working for Roger Graef, of Films of Record.  I then spent two years at the Murray Pollinger Literary Agency.  In 1990 Harry and I decided we would try and work together. We’re still here.

As CEO of Icon Films, I am responsible for the overall strategy of the company, personnel development and oversee marketing.

I am passionate about Bristol as a centre of creativity, commerce, innovation and cooperation – and am heavily involved with media organisations in the city.  I was privileged to be Chair of Bristol Old Vic Trust from 2010 to 2013, and continue to sit on the board, and am a member of the Society of the Merchant Venturers and a Governor of the Merchants’ Academy, Withywood. Recently I have been named the new chair of Wildscreen’s board.

When I’m not at my desk at work I can usually be found in my kitchen, where I love to cook, dance and sing – some of those are skills greater than others.

EA to CEO: Bethany Watt

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