ALL3MEDIA BACKS FACTUAL INDIE CARAVAN May 31, 2016
All3Media, the leading independent television, film and digital production and distribution company, has today announced that it will be backing factual indie television and film producer Caravan, founded by Dinah Lord and Juliet Singer.
Founded in 2015, Caravan produces ambitious specialist factual programmes, arresting documentaries, current affairs and distinctive popular factual series for the UK , US and international markets. Caravan’s recent credits include Panorama – Britain’s Mental Health Crisis, A Royal Wedding: Indian Style and they are in production for Sky Arts, BBC Three and NHK and have funded development from DNI , Channel 4 and ITV.
Dinah Lord is an award-winning television creative who previously executive produced at Brook Lapping, Swan Films, Silver River and Pulse Films for the UK and international broadcasters. Previous to this Lord enjoyed a successful career at the BBC. Her credits include Grayson Perry; All in the Best Possible Taste and Who Are You?; Christian Louboutin; World’s Most Luxurious Shoes; and Extreme Brat Camp for Channel 4/Al Jazeera America and Hiroshima for Channel5/NHK/ARTE.
Juliet Singer, has previously developed, produced and directed factual programming for the BBC and several indies including Wall to Wall, Silver River and The Garden, both in the UK and US. Singer’s production credits include Child of our Time for BBC, 24hrs in A&E and The World’s Maddest Job Interview for Channel 4, Long Lost Family for ITV and New York Bridezillas for WE TV.
Keith Havilland CEO of Haviland Digital and an independent film producer, is also backing the company and will be joining the board.
Jane Turton, CEO, All3Media said: “Dinah and Juliet have a vision for Caravan that is really exciting. They believe in high quality, challenging and distinctive programme making and when that’s coupled with their passion, business acumen and sense of humour, it’s irresistible. I am delighted that they have chosen All3Media as their partner and look forward to Dinah and Juliet achieving great things putting Caravan on the map around the world.” Keith Haviland commented: “Caravan is an energetic TV start-up already producing work of extraordinary quality and intelligence. I can see them dazzling the television market over the next few years.”
Lord and Singer added: “It’s a tremendous time for Caravan and we’re delighted to be setting out on this ambitious and exciting journey with people who we admire and like enormously.”
All3Media is a leading independent television, film and digital production and distribution companies. The All3Media group is comprised of 21 production and distribution companies from across the UK, Europe, New Zealand and USA including Apollo20, Bentley Productions, Company Pictures, IDTV, John Stanley Productions, Lime Pictures, Lion Television, Little Dot Studios, Maverick Television, MME Moviement, Neal Street Productions, New Pictures, North One Television, Objective Productions, Optomen, One Potato Two Potato, Seven Stories, South Pacific Pictures, Studio Lambert, All3Media America and All3Media International. All3Media is owned jointly between Discovery Communications and Liberty Global.
For further information please contact:
Hayley Trent, 020 7836 3030
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