UK-based production studio appoints Oliver Good to Head of Development and Isabelle Pavitt to Head of Production
Announcement follows Antenna Pictures’ first greenlight, Just Not My Type (w/t) for Channel 4 Education
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London, UK (May 17, 2017) – Antenna Pictures, a UK-based production studio and division of Blue Ant Media, announced today the appointment ofOliver Good to Head of Development and Isabelle Pavitt to Head of Production. Operating out of Antenna’s London office, Good is tasked withdeveloping Antenna’s fast-growing slate of original content, while Pavitt will ensure the smooth-running and coordination of the studio’s shows in production.
Coinciding with this news is the recent greenlight of Antenna Pictures’ first original documentary, Just Not My Type (w/t) (1×60) for UK broadcaster,Channel 4 Education. In this powerful film, social historian and broadcaster Emma Dabiri explores the surprising and revealing world of modern dating in Britain and asks if young Britons are unwittingly more racist than ever before.
“Oliver is one of the best ideas people around and has an equally strong track record in the US and the UK, while Isabelle has a rare ability to problem solve ambitious production plans and deliver on bold new formats. They’re the perfect team to build and deliver the slate of distinctive formats and series we want to be making,” said Jago Lee, Creative Director, Antenna Pictures.
Good arrives at Antenna Pictures after working at NERD TV for three years, operating between the company’s offices in California, New York and London. At NERD TV, he developed everything from feature documentaries to factual entertainment series. Good has also worked on the occasional commissioned project, most recently producing NERD’s rhino poaching series Animal Mafia for Fusion.
Before joining Antenna Pictures, Pavitt was Head of Production at Lambent Productions, where she guided productions across Lambent’s diverse output. While managing an extensive range of award-winning programming, including Dead Behind Bars (BBC1), Pet Hoarders (Channel 5) and The Camera that Changed the World (BBC 4), Pavitt was also in charge of taking care of distribution, finances as well as overseeing business and legal affairs.
Antenna Pictures is a London, UK-based production company founded in 2016, developing and producing daring and ambitious series, specials and formats with a focus on premium factual content. The company is a division of international media company, Blue Ant Media. antennapictures.com.