Born in Scotland, raised in Nigeria and now living in the UK, Yvonnehas always been passionate about stories – in whatever form. As a freelance Line Producer, Yvonne has worked on a wide variety of film and TV projects with an array of talented directors and actors. From artist/filmmaker John Maybury’s debut feature LOVE IS THE DEVIL, which starred Daniel Craig and went on to be nominated for the Un Certain Regard award at Cannes and to win Best British Feature at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, to Top Boy, nominated for a Best Mini-Series BAFTA and winner of the Royal Television Society’s Best Drama award. On Top Boy, Yvonne collaborated with award-winning directors Yann Demange, Reinaldo Marcus Green, Nia DaCosta and Aneil Karia, with Drake joining the series as Executive Producer.
Other projects include Harmony Korine’s MR LONELY, starring Samantha Morton and Werner Herzog (nominee Un Certain Regard at Cannes), Ngozi Onwurah’s SHOOT THE MESSENGER starring David Oyelowo and Daniel Kaluuya (nominee Best Narrative Feature at Tribeca). And in television, Marc Munden’s National Treasure starring Robbie Coltrane, Andrea Riseborough and Julie Walters, which won Best Mini Series at BAFTA and the Royal Television Society. Yvonne also produced Oscar®-winner John Ridley’s TV drama series Guerrilla, which stars Idris Elba, and most recently, RYE LANE, a romantic comedy directed by Raine Allen-Miller which premiered at Sundance. Through her company, Turnover Films, Yvonne is currently developing a variety of film and TV projects with several broadcasters.