Firecracker has appointed Emma Morgan as its new Creative Director of Factual. Based in the London office of the Tinopolis owned indie, Emma will be responsible for spearheading the development and production of new series and formats as Firecracker continues to grow its brand of distinctive and impactful popular factual in both the UK and the US.
She joins having just Exec Produced the 'A Very British Hotel (Inside the Mandarin Oriental)' series, which was both a critical and ratings hit for Channel 4. Emma has previously held senior creative roles at Oxford Scientific Films, Mentorn Media and Two Four and is also the Deputy Chair of the BAFTA TV Committee. She has played key roles in some of the most significant factual hits of recent years including The Fried Chicken Shop, Educating..., Why Men Wear Frocks With Grayson Perry and The F***ing Fulfords (all Channel 4), Hotel of Mum and Dad (BBC3), The Hotel Fixer (Channel 5) and Gregg's: More Than Meets the Pie (Sky One).
Firecracker Chief Creative Officer, Jes Wilkins said:“Emma is one of the most talented and innovative creatives in the business. I've always wanted to work with her and I'm delighted that the time has finally come. She joins an excellent senior team at an exciting time for Firecracker as we try to build on a strong slate of new and existing series from both our London and Glasgow offices and I can't wait to see what she will come up with next.”
Emma Morgan said: “Firecracker have a great reputation for producing attention grabbing programmes that people talk about for years. As well as being talented, they’re also a really nice bunch of people. I am delighted to be joining the team.”
For more information, please contact:
Saskia Wirth, Director of Communications, Tinopolis Group