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Television Committee

The Television committee is not only involved in the content and presentation of the annual Television Awards and Television Craft Awards (considering categories, chairing juries, providing key editorial advice, recommending Gift of Council awards) but is also involved in producing membership events throughout the year. The committee's credits include some of the very best in British television.

Otto Bathurst

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Helen Bullough

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Jane Hudson Picture Jane Hudson (co-opted member)

Jane Hudson joined ITV Drama a year ago as Head of Drama Series and a commissioner. Prior to that Jane was a freelance producer for 10 years working on dramas such as Law & Order, Hustle, Waterloo Road and Robin Hood.
Jane started her career 17 years ago as a journalist before joining Mersey Television as a script assistant on Hollyoaks. She then did two years on Coronation Street as a storyliner before joining Casualty where she embarked on her first role as a producer. Jane has also written scripts for Law & Order and Waterloo Road.

Daniel Isaacs

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Council Election: Krish MajumdarKrishnendu Majumdar

Krishnendu is an award-winning producer and director. He won the John Brabourne Big Five film award and a Mental Health in Media Award in 2008. His work has been shortlisted for a Grierson Award and nominated for a British Comedy Award, a Royal Television Society Award, a National Television Award, a Broadcast Award as well as 2 BAFTAs. He was uniquely trained on the prestigious BBC Production Trainee scheme, the ITN News Trainee scheme and the BBC Drama Series Directors Academy.

He was Series Director of An Idiot Abroad Executive Produced by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant and starring Karl Pilkington, which broke viewing records for Sky1HD. He was Executive Producer and also directed 2 episodes on the second series which was a worldwide hit. He is currently Executive Producer on An Idiot Abroad 3 – a 3 part Christmas special for Sky1HD.

He is on the Board of Directors UK and he was on the BAFTA Board of Trustees and Chairman of the BAFTA Learning and Events committee from 2006-10. He has co-founded an independent production company with Richard Yee called Me & You Productions. They are developing a slate of factual, comedy and drama projects.

Films produced and directed include: The Happiness Salesman; True Stories: What’s Killing Darcus Howe? (More4); Bleach, Nip, Tuck: The White Beauty Myth (C4); The World’s Smallest Man and Me (C4); Michael Howard: No More Mr Nasty (BBC2); Coked Up Britain (Sky) and the BAFTA-nominated Who You Callin' A Nigger? (C4).

Laurence Marks

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Elizabeth McIntyre

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Emma Morgan ImageEmma Morgan

Emma is currently Creative Director at Watershed TV (Warner Bros. Television Productions UK). She has worked in television for 18 years and produced both popular and award-winning programmes across a broad spectrum of genres ranging from live and interactive studio debates to high-end arts films, from hard-hitting documentaries to popular fact-ent formats. She has also worked extensively in development and built successful teams both at Mentorn Media and Twofour Broadcast.

As Director of Development at Mentorn, commissions inc. The Fried Chicken Shop: Life in a Day (C4) Hotel of Mum and Dad (BBC3),
Gregg’s: More Than Meets the Pie (Sky1) and Free Speech (BBC3). She also EP’d several films including the award winning Edwardian Insects on Film (BBC4).

As Head of Development at Twofour she helped develop Educating Essex (C4), My Hoarder Mum and Me with Jasmine Harman (BBC1) and Choccywoccydoodah (UKTV Food). She also EP’d the award winning Why Men Wear Frocks with Grayson Perry (C4), Saving Ed Mitchell (ITV1) and The Art on Your Wall with Sue Perkins (BBC2).

She has been a mentor for Channel 4’s diversity training scheme seven times and for the Media Guardian Edinburgh Television Festival three times and is passionate about encouraging new talent into the industry.

Kate PhillipsKate Phillips (co-opted member)

Currently Channel Executive for BBC1 and BBC3, overseeing all editorial content for both channels and working closely with the Controllers, Commissioners and the core Channel Team. Previously I have overseen and run many development teams in the UK and US, and trained people new to the industry in how to write and pitch TV formats. I’ve run my own Formats Company for 5 Years selling Daytime and Prime Time series to territories in all five continents, and I’ve had extensive production experience, producing shows across Factual, Entertainment and Comedy for the BBC, ITV and Channel 4.

Sara PuttSara Putt

For the last 25 years Sara has owned and run Sara Putt Associates, an agency for technicians and production personnel. Sara began her career in BBC radio and subsequently in TV production, before establishing her own agency to fill a gap in the market, offering career management to sections of the freelance industry who had not previously been able to access representation. This now includes above the line and VFX talent. Sara Putt Associates has also established its own trainee scheme in order to nurture the next generation of freelance talent.

In 2008 Sara successfully completed the BGP (Business Growth Programme) at Cranfield School of Management in order to develop and strengthen her management skills, and at the moment is doing a Graduate Diploma in Law. She also sits on the Women in Film and TV Board. Throughout her career Sara has also produced films for her clients including Tattoo which was BAFTA nominated for Best Short Film in 2002. For the last three years Sara Putt Associates have sponsored the Breakthrough Talent section of the BAFTA Craft Awards.

Ade RawcliffeAde Rawcliffe (co-opted member)

Ade works at Channel 4 in Features Commissioning, where recent commissions include: Ainsley Harriott’s Street Food, Britain’s Youngest Carers and Don’t Blame Facebook.

Prior to working in Features, Ade was Development Manager, Creative Diversity, where her role was to drive the commissioning of content from new, diverse, grassroots talent throughout the UK. Before joining Channel 4, Ade worked as a Producer across both the BBC and the independent sector with credits including Big Brother, Right to Reply, The Big Breakfast and A Question of Sport.

Sarah Whitehead (co-opted member)

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Emma Westcott (co-opted member)

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Brian Woods

Brian started True Vision in 1995. Its first production, The Dying Rooms, was nominated for 2 BAFTAs and won numerous other awards including an Emmy and the Prix Italia. Brian has produced and directed numerous international documentaries through True Vision for the BBC, Channel Four, HBO and Discovery. Mostly tackling human rights and social issuest, they have garnered awards, including 7 Emmies, 2 Peabodies and 7 BAFTAs.


Hannah Wyatt

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