SIAN PRICE: CREATIVE DIRECTOR
With numerous network credits as a showrunner on series including Coast (BBC2), The Great Guide (BBC2) The People Remember (BBC1) andTime Team (Channel 4), Creative Director Siân Price is a factual programming power-house. She’s led teams of 5 through to 60 on a range of award-winning programmes from blue-chip specialist factual through to live events. Sian specialises in history/archaeology, features, living history and the arts. PD credits include Coal House (BBC1) Snowdonia 1890 (BBC2), Secrets of Stonehenge (Channel 4/ Nat Geo), One Born Every Minute(Channel 4), Beyond Boundaries (BBC2), The Real Vikings (Channel 4) and The Boats that Built Britain (Channel 4). Sian has worked at some of the country’s top independents (Diverse, Studio Lambert, Indus) as well as in-house BBC in London, Bristol and Cardiff. She is a multi-award winning radio producer (Radio 3, Radio 4, World Service) and the author of the best-selling book ‘If You’re Reading This’ – a history of soldier’s farewell letters.
TOM WARE: EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Tom Ware is an Executive Producer for Yeti Media. He was previously an executive producer at BBC Bristol specialising in development, Daytime and Arts programming and where he created the smash-hit series Bargain Hunt. His credits include documentary, factual entertainment, factual formats, features, comedy and drama series for a wide range of UK and international broadcasters. His awards include RTS, BAFTA, Broadcast and an International Emmy and credits include Human Planet (BBC1), Animation Nation (BBC2), More than a Game (BBC2), Wanted Down Under (BBC1), The Fight (BBC2), The Indian Doctor (BBC1), Frozen at Christmas (Channel 4).
GINA BRESLIN: HEAD OF PRODUCTION
Gina’s first encounter with a TV film crew was when she won a national competition to be presenter on Going Live at the age of 16. She was sent to Jamaica for a week and filmed all over the island with a local crew. It made a huge impact on her because less than 10 years later she was back at television centre having landed her dream job as Production Co-ordinator in the entertainment department. During her time at the BBC in London Gina also worked on Dragons Den, Strictly Come Dancing, Playing for Time with Eamon Holmes and flagship shows Panorama and Horizon. Since settling in Cardiff 5 years ago Gina’s Production Manager credits include Posh Pawn, Michel Roux Jr’s Kitchen Impossible, IPC Athletics Championships and Stripdate for Channel 5. As Senior Production Manager on Deal or No Deal on Location, Gina found herself in charge of 250 crew at landmark venues around the UK. Since joining Yeti Television in 2017 Gina has managed and delivered 50 episodes of the RTS winning daytime show Find It Fix It Flog It. She has also been Production Manager on our recent documentaries: World’s Tiniest Masterpieces, Abortion: Beyond the Backstreet, The Secret Life of Emily Bronte and My Life: Going for Gold.
IFE OKWUDILI: DEVELOPMENT EXEC
Starting in live talk-shows, Development Executive Ife Okwudili has almost twenty year’s experience in television and specialises in developing, running and delivering large volume formats and features. She has produced everything from factual (Time Team: The Big Royal Dig, Fat Nation) and reality (Celebrity Love Island, Big Brother Panto, Fool around with..) to Children’s (Blue Peter) and game shows (24 Hour Quiz). At Cineflix she worked in Toronto on hit shows Colin & Justin’s Home Heist, Eat Yourself Sexy, Stop Shouting at Me, and Kim’s Rude Awakenings. Joining Cineflix in 2007, she worked in N America on hit shows Colin & Justin’s Home Heist, Eat Yourself Sexy, Stop Shouting at Me and Kim’s Rude Awakenings. Promoted to Head of Global Casting, she placed Egypt Sherrod as the new host of Property Virgins (HGTV), found Cari Cucksey for Cash n Cari (HGTV), cast Drew Pritchard for Salvage Hunters (Discovery) and gained exclusive access for All Aboard East Coast Trains (Sky) & Casino Confidential (TLC) amongst many other projects. After a spell with Wag TV, she joined Yeti in 2016.
JACQUELINE LEE: SELF-SHOOTING DIRECTOR
After starting her career working on shows such as MTV’s ‘The Valleys’ and ITV’s ‘Dancing on Ice’, Jacqueline’s first job with Rondo/Yeti was as a Researcher on the Channel 4 series ‘My Tattoo Addiction’. Moving up to AP Jacqueline worked on films including Channel 4’s ‘Underage and Gay’; ‘The Frozen Phenomenon’; ‘Britain’s Favourite Superhero’ and ‘Britain’s Favourite Detective’. In 2016 she produced and directed a 10 part series of All4 shorts called ‘My First Tattoo’. Jacqueline was shooting director on the first series of BBC Wales’ ‘The Wedding Guru’ and is now on the BBC Wales ‘New Director’s Initiative Scheme’ where she will Produce and Direct a half an hour observational documentary to be broadcast on BBC Wales in 2019.
JANE PHILLIPS: DEVELOPMENT RESEARCHER
During her German and French degree, Jane worked in the German office of Off The Fence Productions. It was here she discovered a love of factual programme-making. Following her graduation in 2013, she was taken on by Welsh indie, Barefoot Rascals, as a Development Researcher working on the documentary feature film, London Recruits, as well as developing ideas for a range of network broadcasters. After stints at Wordley Productions, Axis VFX (VFX Coordinator on Our Girl Series 2 & Red Dwarf XI), and Telesgop (Assistant Producer BBC Royal Welsh Show), she joined Yeti in 2017 as a Development Researcher. Most recently, she has worked as Assistant Producer on Yeti’s Channel 4 arts documentary about Emily Bronte