Yeti is getting busier! Our immigration history series is now in the edit and the latest series of Find it Fix it Flog it has been delivered safely to Channel 4. Keep watching this space for news of the next series. We’ve welcomed more people to the team: Rupert Edwards is producing/directing an exciting new My Life documentary for CBBC which delves into the world of Ballroom & Latin dance and Ria Colamazza has joined Yeti as our Channel 4 Production Trainee Researcher where she’ll work across both production and development. Finally, we’re on the verge of announcing a very exciting new prime-time series for More4 and are in funded development with projects for BBC3 and ITV2!
Yeti is in a busy period of production and development at the moment. We’re excited to have 2 projects in funded development with Channel 4 & BBC3 and several other projects in advanced development with other broadcasters. Our Creative Director has been interviewing prospective production trainees – one of whom will join Yeti next month. The Find it Fix it Flog it team are just delivering Series 4 to Channel 4 and we’re delighted to welcome PD John Deol & AP Ila Mehrotra to Yeti as they start work on a BBC history series.
Yeti is delighted to announce that Sarah Stevenson has joined the team as Head of Development. She’s a development powerhouse who has previously worked at Raw, Betty and most recently Emporium Productions. With over 100 hours of commissions under her belt and a true passion for factual TV development, we’re thrilled that Sarah is joining Yeti at an exciting time of growth!
Yeti’s Heather Brown has been selected for TRC’s Supersizer training programme aimed at ambitious development execs in the Nations & Regions who want to win high-value returning commissions. Heather’s armed herself with a brand new notebook and she’s ready for business! Well done Heather.
Yeti is the first Welsh company to receive investment and join Channel 4’s Indie Growth Fund Portfolio.
Head of the Channel 4 Indie Growth Fund Caroline Murphy said: “It’s a genuine pleasure to be welcoming Yeti to Channel 4’s Indie Growth Fund family, particularly as this is the first Welsh indie to have joined. Siân is an incredible talent driving Yeti forward and we’re really excited about what the future might hold for the company. Channel 4 is committed to generating more opportunities in the Nations and Regions and the Indie Growth Fund has a vital role to play by investing in ambitious indie production companies so they can develop and nurture talent across the UK.”
You can read the Channel 4 press release here!
Channel 4 Daytime have re-commissioned the RTS Award-Winning Find it Fix it Flog it for a fourth series. The co-production between Yeti & HCA Entertainment is currently filming across Britain.
Our CBBC documentary My Life: Going for Gold won its second award – an RTS Wales for Best Children’s. Great news for the production team & young athletes who featured in the film.
Yeti’s CBBC documentary My Life: Going for Gold won the Bafta Cymru for Best Children’s Programme. Congratulations to the team!