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Wednesday 15th June 2022

Boom Time: Scotland’s Production Golden Age is Now

3:45pm - 4:45pm

This year marks one of the busiest years for Scotland’s Screen Industry, Home-grown stories are in demand and more international productions and collaborations are coming to Scottish shores. To dive into this exciting, current production landscape, please join Simon Pitts (chief executive, STV), Richard Tulk-Hart (co-CEO, Buccaneer Media) and Susanne Simpson (Executive Producer, Masterpiece PBS) as they share their own experiences, current projects and new Scottish collaborations.


    Simon Pitts

    Appointed to the Board in January 2018. Previously, Simon was a member of the executive board of ITV plc, holding the position of Managing Director, Online, Pay TV, Interactive & Technology. Over a 17 year career there, Simon held a range of senior roles and, as Director of Strategy, was one of the main architects of the company’s transformation under Archie Norman and Adam Crozier and also oversaw strong growth in ITV’s digital businesses. Simon was also on the board of news provider ITN for 8 years and prior to ITV, worked in the European Parliament. He is Vice Chair of the Royal Television Society and a trustee of the STV Children’s Appeal and literary charity Oscar’s Book Prize.

    Richard Tulk-Hart
    Co-CEO, Buccaneer Media


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