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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.

Our Shows

 

 

Orangutan Jungle School
Channel 4

This three part series follows the real life, day-to-day adventures of a group of characterful rescued orangutans – all of them ‘pupils’ at one of the world’s most extraordinary schools. Rapid deforestation now threatens the very existence of this most human-like primate species, but Jungle School offers a unique refuge. Here under the guidance of a skilled and caring team of ‘’babysitters’, orphaned and once captive orangutans are taught vital survival skills before being released back into the wild.

The Sidemen
Youtube Premium

The Sidemen Show is one half reality, one half drama, and three halves mayhem. The seven Sidemen brave experiences rarely seen in striking des2na2ons across the globe, as they strive to conquer the elements with a variety of surprises along the way.

Is Love Racist?
Channel 4

Sociologist Emma Dabiri looks at racism in Britain through the world of modern dating, love apps, and a national survey suggesting that young Britons could be more segregated than ever.

 

Our Team

 

Jago Lee

Managing Director

Jago is a producer with more than 20 years experience and the managing 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 includeThe 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).

Jonathan Levi

Creative Director

Jonathan Levi is a highly experienced EP who’s spent the last 4 years with Warner Brother’s factual label Renegade Pictures where his recent credits include the 2019 ITV1 factual drama series Hatton Garden, Ross Kemp and The Armed Police, the critically acclaimed Transformation Street for ITV1, CBBC show School of Rock, the 10 part Used Car Wars for Dave and ITV2 fact ent format Evil Monkeys.  Previous roles include Head of Arts and Popular Culture at ITV Studios and Executive Producer of The South Bank Show.

Hannah Beatty

Production Executive

Hannah has an extensive background in Production, joining Antenna Pictures as Line Producer on The Sidemen Show (YouTube), before becoming Production Executive. For several years Hannah Production Managed award winning current affairs strands Unreported World & Dispatches (C4), before moving on to work across different genres, specialising in running complex big scale series, including MYgrations (Nat Geo) and Made in Chelsea (E4).

Aisha Von Nahmmacher

Development Manager

Aisha began working in television three years ago with a stint in development at NERD. She then moved to Oxford Films and worked on a number of projects, including Channel 4’s Marilyn Monroe: Auction of a Lifetime. Aisha is passionate about producing her own films and spent time in Kenya shooting a documentary about a hunter-gatherer tribe. She has also taught English in Burma, DJs at a fortnightly soul & funk night in south London with her dad, and won a pancake-eating competition in Bristol.

Stanley Kasirowore

Development Researcher

Time’s Person of the Year 2006 and the regular pub quiz runner-up, Stanley is the newest member of the Antenna development team. After working as a petrochemical engineer in the oil & gas industry, he has spent the last 2 years working in current affairs programming. Previous productions he has worked on include the Emmy-winning Saudi Arabia Uncovered (ITV/PBS Frontline), The Great Benefits Row (Channel 4), Undercover: Britain’s Abortion Extremists (Channel 4), Exposure: Life & Death in a Homeless Hostel (ITV), and Tricks of the Restaurant Trade (Channel 4). He also likes turtles.

Tom Jenner

Producer/Director

Tom is a versatile producer, director and camera operator. He has worked on high profile series and single documentary films for all of the major US and UK broadcasters. He specialises in securing sensitive access to everyday people in extraordinary situations and making popular, accessible and challenging television. Highlights include The Women Who Kill Lions (C4 / Netflix), Drugs Inc. (National Geographic), The Beatles, Hippies and Hells Angels (Sky Arts) and Egypt’s Treasure Guardians (PBS / National Geographic)..

Hattie Bridges-Webb

Researcher

Prior to working in TV, Hattie was a journalist in Buenos Aires, covering sensitive issues such as the plight of sex workers in Argentina. She joined Antenna Pictures in 2017 and has worked on The Sidemen Show (Youtube), and Orangutan Jungle School (C4)..

 

London

Antenna Pictures

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Contact

25 Foubert’s Place, London W1F 7QF

T:  020 3143 5955
E: contact@antennapictures.com