Companies in the Fund

Discover more about the companies in Channel 4's Indie Growth Fund.

Eagle Eye Drama ---

Eagle Eye Drama ---

Walter Iuzzolino, Jo McGrath and Jason Thorp, the three founders and creative team behind the successful global drama brand Walter Presents, launched their new drama venture in November 2019 called Eagle Eye Drama. The new company will focus on producing English language drama series inspired by hit foreign language shows they have discovered and championed on Walter Presents channels around the world. Close Profile for Eagle Eye Drama

Firecrest Films ---

Firecrest Films ---

Firecrest Films is an award-winning factual TV production company based in Glasgow, with a reputation for high quality, high profile documentaries, features, formats and current affairs. We make singles and series for major broadcasters, including the BBC, Channel 4 and Channel 5. Our output includes consumer series Supershoppers for Channel 4 and groundbreaking BBC2 documentary, Inside The Murder Trial. In March 2018 we were named the fastest growing independent TV company outside London by Broadcast magazine. In January 2019 Broadcast named Firecrest as one of the Best Places to Work in TV. This year we have made the highest rating Panorama film for BBC1 and the highest rating Dispatches film for Channel 4. Our BBC series Murder Case has had more than six million views. We won more awards than any other Scottish indie. Close Profile for Firecrest Films

Five Mile Films ---

Five Mile Films ---

Five Mile Films is a new Bristol based independent television company committed to making popular, high quality, innovative television with the best programme makers from all over Britain. We specialise in three areas of programming: innovative cross genre projects often mixing drama with documentary; popular factual multi-part series; and authored and observational factual output. Close Profile for Five Mile Films

Parable ---

Parable ---

Parable is a production studio and agency working across factual television, brand storytelling and immersive content. Founded in March 2017 by David Wise and Nicholas Minter-Green, with backing from Channel 4’s Indie Growth Fund and The Economist, the company has won multiple awards for it virtual reality output, including Grenfell: Our Home for Channel 4 and Inside Childline for the NSPCC and has produced television documentaries for the BBC, Channel 4 and new specialist football SVOD platform, OTRO. In brands, the company has worked with Barclaycard, 02, SAP and Red Bull. Close Profile for Parable
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Proper Content ---

Proper Content ---

Proper Content is an award-winning production company producing high quality, distinctive and talked-about factual entertainment and documentary programming. Headed by David DeHaney, a highly respected filmmaker who has made ground-breaking documentaries around the globe. Proper have already gained a reputation for 'innovative television' for their series 'The School That Tried to End Racism', heralded as a 'must watch television landmark'. The company recently won the 2020 Grierson for best Single Documentary for 'Suicidal: In Our Own Words' for Channel 5. Close Profile for Proper Content

Spelthorne Community TV ---

Spelthorne Community TV ---

Spelthorne Community TV is owned by Andrew Newman and Sacha Baron Cohen who have been responsible for some of the most critically lauded comedy of the last 20 years. Between them they have been responsible for a string of BAFTA and Emmy winning comedy and entertainment series, as well as Golden Globe winning movies. Close Profile for Spelthorne Community TV

Two Rivers Media ---

Two Rivers Media ---

Two Rivers Media is a new independent production company. Our aim is simple, to create compelling content in factual, factual entertainment, entertainment and scripted. Lead by some of the best talent in the UK TV industry, we are one of the most ambitious new indies to launch onto the market in recent years. Two Rivers Media is proud to be serving the Scottish, UK and international markets from our base in Glasgow. Close Profile for Two Rivers Media

Voltage TV ---

Voltage TV ---

Ground-breaking original television for major broadcasters. Producing high quality entertainment across a wide range of genres. Working with the best creative talent to achieve high-end production values. Close Profile for Voltage TV

Yeti Media ---

Yeti Media ---

Yeti is a multi-award-winning factual TV production company based in Cardiff. We make must-watch content at both ends of the television scale: from landmark specialist factual films through to high-volume returning series and formats. We specialise in daytime, arts & history, formats, features and documentaries. In the last few years our programmes have won two RTS Awards, a Celtic Media Award, a BAFTA, International Broadcast Award and been nominated for a Grierson. We are proud to be a company rooted in Wales but passionate about content that resonates across the UK and beyond. Close Profile for Yeti Media

Uplands Television ---

Uplands Television ---

Uplands Television was founded by Mike Smith and David Olusoga in 2017 and built its reputation on bringing history to life for today’s audiences. Its productions include The Unremembered – Britain’s Forgotten War Heroes; One Thousand Years of Slavery; The Unwanted; and The Battle for Britain’s Heroes and Forgotten Empire. Uplands is co-sited in Bristol and London.

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