Antenna Pictures is a London based production company producing daring and ambitious series for viewers all over the world.
We pride ourselves on our mischievous and yet deeply informed approach to development. Our focus is on premium factual for audiences who demand more. Antenna is in production for both UK and US platforms.
Founded in 2016 the company is a division of international broadcaster/studio Blue Ant Media, which is headquartered in Toronto.
Jago is a producer with more than 20 years experience and the creative director of Antenna Pictures. Formerly managing director and co-founder of NERD TV, Jago was previously head of documentaries at Tiger Aspect and head of development at Optomen Television. Past credits include The Lion Cub From Harrods (Channel 5/ Animal Planet), Inside The Gangsters Code (Discovery), The 12 Year Old Lifer (A&E/ Channel 4), Find My First Love (FYI/ MTV UK) and Experimental (Channel 4/ Nat Geo).
During over 20 years in factual programming, Isabelle has held many different production roles before specialising as a Production Manager and Head of Production. Before Antenna, Isabelle was Head of Production at Lambent Productions, guiding production managers across a diverse slate of output, including Dead Behind Bars (BBC1), Pet Hoarders (Channel 5), The Camera that Changed the World (BBC 4), as well as handling distribution, financial, business and legal affairs.
Oliver’s people-finding and story-telling skills were honed during six years in print journalism. His first TV project was the Channel 4 True Stories documentary 12 Year Old Lifer. Having won commissions with networks including Discovery Channel and Channel 4, Oliver has also worked at Blast, The Garden and Firecracker and developed feature documentaries and factual entertainment for NERD TV. He also works on commissioned projects, most recently producing the series Animal Mafia with NERD for Fusion.
Grace has nearly 20 years experience in specialist factual programmes, having made a diverse slate of films for the biggest broadcasters in the UK and the US. Thriving on the challenges of contemporary film-making, Grace’s credits include the Emmy-nominated docu-drama Inside the Twin Towers, an investigation into the state of the nation with former Deputy PM John Prescott, and the BAFTA-contender, Back in Time for Dinner.
Lawrence started working in television in 2013, working on a wide range of popular British programmes such as The Undateables (Channel 4), Storage Hunters (Dave) and Bear Grylls: Mission Survive (ITV). Lawrence’s career has seen him cast music videos (Little Mix, Years & Years and Pixie Lott), and even appear in the third Harry Potter film as a Hufflepuff student.
Maeve has been working in television for two years, beginning her career in the magical world of BBC Children’s television as a runner (and part time stuffed-toy-animator!). She’s since worked within various facets of BBC factual programming including Learning, Arts and Current Affairs, most recently in development, and has been involved in a range of popular factual and specialised documentary films such as ‘Special Forces: Ultimate Hell Week’, ‘Inside the Billionaire’s Wardrobe’ and ‘Brexit: The Battle for Britain’.
After graduating from the Moving Image course at Brighton University, Ali worked as an editor at Grokker inc, OH TV and Scuzz TV, before moving into development research at NERD. He also works as a self-shooting director and editor for music videos (Lakuta, Ellie Ford) and has been a visual director at Stamp Members Club in Soho. Oh, and did we mention that Ali has been a solar engineer, cheesemonger, tree surgeon, drum teacher and professional clown?
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