9th Oct 2014

Stephen Garrett appointed Deputy Chairman, BSAC

Today, Stephen Garrett, Film and TV producer and long-standing BSAC Member, has been appointed to the post of Deputy Chairman, BSAC.

He replaces Michael Deeley, who accepted the position of Honorary President, BSAC, in September 2014.

In partnership with Jane Featherstone, Stephen co-founded one of Britain’s most successful independent production companies, Kudos Film and Television, in 1992.

His TV credits include the hit TV spy series Spooks, which was based on his original idea; Law and Order: UK; Simon Beaufoy’s Burn Up; and the Emmy Award-winning The Magician’s House.

His movies include Salmon Fishing in the YemenMiss Pettigrew Lives for a DayEastern Promises and Spooks: The Greater Good, currently in post-production.

 Adam Singer, BSAC Chairman said,

“For 30 years, BSAC has been charting the gap between eyes and content, helping the UK screen industries – film TV and games –reflect on the technology, policy and regulation that underpin our audiovisual industries. BSAC has won tax breaks and influenced policy by having the best from UK broadcasters, producers, and distributors contribute to the debate, and this is why we are pleased that Stephen Garrett has agreed to join the BSAC board as Deputy Chair. His combination of creative passion and thoughtful analysis, based on significant achievement, will enhance the BSAC board and our ability to communicate the importance of the British creative sector.”

Stephen Garrett said,

“The BSAC sessions have become one of the highlights of my month – a seemingly random and unpredictable brains trust, bursting with nuggets of wisdom, provocation and inspiration from all areas of media creativity. I look forward to working with my fellow Board members to broaden the impact of all the great work that is done there.”

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