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Icon Films' EP Stephen McQuillan To Lead Company's Development

Published on Friday, 13th March 2015
Bristol-based factual producer Icon Films has expanded Exec Producer Stephen McQuillan's role to encompass Head of Development

Bristol-based factual producer Icon Films has expanded Exec Producer Stephen McQuillan’s role to encompass Head of Development. His strong journalistic and broad factual background will allow Icon Films to build on their reputation as Specialist Factual producers.

McQuillan joined Icon Films in 2013.  He will continue to EP and in his new role will head up the development team and spearhead the strategy to expand the company’s factual output.

Stephen said ‘It is an exciting challenge to lead the development team at Icon in a time when we are seeking growth in new areas.  I hope we can create new factual formats and continue to produce shows that we are all proud of.”

Harry Marshall, Creative Director of Icon Films, said ‘Stephen's appointment will allow us to expand into new areas. It's  fantastic to have his seasoned judgement and experience of the industry with a proven ability to not only deliver but also surprise and delight'.

Africa’s Giant Killers produced by Icon Films in association with Natural History Film Unit Botswana picked up Best Natural History Programme / Series at the Royal Television Society West Of England awards on March 8th 2015 in Bristol, beating stiff competition from the BBC NHU.