All about The Production Guild

The Production Guild of Great Britain ensures its members stay at the centre of film and TV drama production. We do this by offering them strong support for their work and influencing policy and best practice in the UK.

Our board

Alex Boden, Chair

Alex Boden is an award-winning film and TV producer working in the UK and internationally, specialising in international productions and co-productions. He is Chair…

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Debbie Vertue, Vice-Chair

Having started life as a runner and then working her way through the ranks of assistant director on films, TV and commercials, Debbie is now Director of Operations…

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Andrew Noakes, Vice-Chair

Andrew has worked in the accounts department in the industry since 1982 and has worked on the last twelve James Bond films with Eon Productions. On Tomorrow Never…

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Lara Sargent - Treasurer

Lara began working in the industry in 1993 as a freelance production accountant, later joining Sargent-Disc and becoming a Director in 2011. Working directly on…

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Samantha Perahia MBE

Samantha worked in theatre stage management and in film and television production, post production and locations before joining the British Film Commission (BFC)…

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Callum McDougall

Callum first entered the film industry in 1979 as a production runner on films including “Victor/Victoria” and the “Hammer House of Horror” television series.He…

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Jo Burn

Starting as a Producer’s Assistant, Jo immediately knew that the production route was for her. When she was offered the opportunity to production manage in 1996…

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Emily Stillman

Emily began her career as a Researcher on a number of prestigious documentaries around social welfare before moving into the world of TV drama and feature film…

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Dee Allen

With over 20 years experience in both production and post production for commercial advertising, TV and Film, Dee has worked on projects alongside an impressive…

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Sarah Lazarides

Sarah Lazarides advises clients on a broad range of commercial issues in the media and entertainment sector, primarily surrounding the development, production,…

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Ali Moshref

Ali has been a Production Executive at Film Finances Limited since 2011, working on between 10 and 15 projects a year. Film Finances provides completion guarantees…

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Jo Evans

Jo is a production executive at Tiger Aspect Drama and Fifty Fathoms, working across a number of High End television dramas for different broadcasters. Prior to…

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Kelly Phillips

Kelly is the Director of Production Finance for Original Series UK at Netflix, she started her Netflix journey as a Finance Exec in LA in 2017. Kelly previously…

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Brian Donovan

Brian is a member of the membership committee of the Production Guild.As a line producer, Brian has experience of a wide range of budget levels from TV and low…

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John Graydon

John provides specialist advice on accessing film and television financing opportunities in the UK and overseas.John’s list of clients includes many significant…

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Bianca Gavin

Bianca Gavin is the Head of Production for scripted productions at Pulse Films. This followed her role as Senior Production Executive for EU scripted originals…

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Matt Spooner

Matt Spooner is a Production Safety Lead with credits including; ‘Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation’, ‘Dr Strange’, ‘Christopher Robin’, ‘Mary Poppins…

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