Tinopolis has promoted current factual group Director of Production, Naomi Carter, to the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer for the factual group.
Naomi will work across Tinopolis’ UK factual and entertainment production companies – Mentorn Media, Firecracker, Thunderclap and Pioneer – to ensure strategic and operational alignment across the group and help each company to fully exploit opportunities for growth both in the UK and internationally.
Working closely with the senior creatives in each company, the COO will lead on overall production and business management to support the individual teams’ business plans, drive commercial activity across key group titles, and be instrumental in negotiations with UK and international broadcasters and production partners.
The role also oversees general support for the efficient day to day running of the businesses, to help optimise processes across the group including general office management, post production and IT support. Naomi reports to Tinopolis Chief Executive, Arwel Rees.
Arwel Rees said: “Naomi already has a fantastic track record in supporting our creative teams to deliver shows that look amazing on screen to often tight budgets and deadlines. Our business has grown significantly over the past years, so we want to take an even more strategic approach across our factual portfolio to ensure all our processes are aligned and we continue to build on our reputation for best practice.”
The Tinopolis Group is one of the largest television content suppliers in the UK and a producer of programmes for many of the top networks in the US. The group’s portfolio of production companies includes global sports producer Sunset+Vine, Mentorn Media, Firecracker, Pioneer, Tinopolis Cymru, the recently launched Thunderclap Media, drama producers Daybreak Pictures and Fiction Factory, as well as A.Smith & Co and Magical Elves in the US. Tinopolis also has its own distribution arm, Passion.
For more information, please contact:
Saskia Wirth, Director of Communications, Tinopolis Group