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06/09/2007

UK Screen Announces Board Of Directors For 2007/2008

UK Screen, the trade body that represents UK service companies to the film and television screen industries, has announced its Board of Directors for 2007/2008.
The Board is made up of senior executives from across the service industry who give their time and expertise to the organisation on a voluntary, unpaid basis.
Six Directors have been chosen from eleven candidates after a vote open to all full members of the organisation. The new Directors are:
  • Paul Bennett, ITV Productions
  • Joce Capper, Rushes
  • Ivan Dunleavy, Pinewood Shepperton plc
  • Mark Foligno, Molinare
  • Alex Hope, Double Negative
  • Bryn Roberts, Barcud Derwen
"One of the key features that make UK Screen such an asset to the UK production and service community is the wide ranging expertise and talents of its Board members," commented Gaynor Davenport, UK Screen CEO. "I would like to welcome all the new appointees to the Board and look forward to working with them over the coming year as we tackle the issues and opportunities ahead."
As previously announced, Mike Luckwell continues in the role of Chairman and Gaynor Davenport remains as CEO. Seven Directors drawn by ballot also remain in situ: Colin Brown (UK Film Council), Neil Hatton (Frontier Post), Patrick Holzen (Pepper Post), Mike Kelt (Artem), Anita Nandwani (Films at 59), Steve Norris (Framestore CFC) and Dennis Weinreich (Videosonics).
The new Board will have the right to co-opt further Directors to meet any shortfall in representation.
UK Screen appointed its auditors Nyman Libson Paul to facilitate the election process on behalf of its membership.
UK Screen Association is the trade body that represents UK service companies to the film and television screen industries. Specifically it supports and promotes the commercial interests of companies involved in post-production, audio, visual and special effects, DVD, camera, lighting and equipment hire, new media outside broadcast and studios.
With nearly 75 years of experience, Nyman Libson Paul is renowned as one of the country’s leading firms of chartered accountants specialising in the entertainment and media sector.
For more information visit www.ukscreenassociation.co.uk
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