WHO WE ARE

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JULIE ANNE ROBINSON

Co-Founder

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VICTORIA FEA

Co-Founder

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JONNY RICHARDS

Head of Development

JULIE ANNE ROBINSON

Co-Founder

Julie Anne Robinson is an Emmy, BAFTA and Golden Globe nominated television, film and theatre director and producer. Most recently she has directed and executive produced the smash hit series Bridgerton for Shondaland/Netflix.

In total Julie Anne has 13 network pilots to her name and has brought some 7 series to the air in the US, including developing/directing The Catch for ABC/Shonda Rhimes and developing/directing I Feel Bad for NBC alongside Amy Poehler. After directing both theatre and award-winning TV shows in the UK (Coming Down the Mountain, Blackpool) Julie Anne has become a significant force in American television as both producer and director.

 

As a director, Julie Anne has many significant credits to her name including Masters of Sex, Nurse Jackie, Orange is the New Black, Grace and Frankie, Castle Rock, Parks and Recreation and The Good Place amongst others.

VICTORIA FEA

Co-Founder

Victoria Fea was Senior Drama Commissioner at ITV for 8 years. During her time there she was responsible for many returning hit series including comedy drama The Durrells, noir thriller Marcella, the reboot of much-loved returner Cold Feet, critically-acclaimed and BAFTA-winning detective serial Unforgotten, punk eighteenth century Hulu co-pro Harlots and PBS favourite Victoria. Among her numerous high-rating serials were Manhunt, Innocent and Little Boy Blue.

Prior to joining ITV, Victoria worked as an executive producer at World Productions, a freelance producer and script editor in the indie sector and at the BBC. She also spent a year at BBC Studios as Creative Director. Among her producing credits are Outlaws for BBC3, P.O.W. for ITV and Waking the Dead for BBC1.

JONNY RICHARDS

Head of Development

Jonny joined Longboat from Element Pictures, where he was Head of TV Development. Prior to that, Jonny was a Commissioning Executive at Channel 4, overseeing the third series of popular returners No Offence and Humans, James Graham's critically acclaimed single film Brexit: The Uncivil War, and Steven Butchard's six-part series, Baghdad Central. He also oversaw the BAFTA-nominated emerging talent anthology On The Edge, as well as the channel's new writer scheme, 4Screenwriting. Jonny spent six years at ITV Studios label Silverprint Pictures, where his script-editing credits include popular ITV crime drama Vera and PBS hit Mr Selfridge.