It was announced today (9th February 2012) that JAMIE ISAACS (The Choir, BBC Two, Garrow’s Law, BBC One, World's Strictest Parents, BBC Three and Brat Camp, Channel 4) will join Avalon Television.
ISAACS will take strategic day-to-day control of all Avalon’s factual output with recent shows including: Three Men… (BBC Two), Heir Hunters (BBC One), The Book Show (Sky Arts), Al Murray’s German Adventure (BBC Four), Grumpy Old… (BBC Two), Frank Skinner on George Formby (BBC Four/ BBC Two), Alesha Dixon: Don’t Hit My Mum (BBC One), and Songbook (Sky Arts).
JON THODAY, Joint Managing Director of Avalon Television, said: “I am delighted that Jamie has chosen to join the team at Avalon and our factual companies and excited to have the opportunity to work with him.”
JAMIE ISAACS, CEO of Avalon Factual Television added: "This is a great opportunity to help grow Avalon's factual output. Liberty Bell, Flame and Topical all have a proven track record in delivering innovative programmes of the highest quality. I look forward to working with them all and developing original shows together as well as bringing new producers into the group."
The Avalon Group includes well known independent production houses: Liberty Bell Productions, formed in 2002 and specialising in the production of television documentaries and features, factual entertainment, current affairs, drama-documentary and youth programming; Flame, a leading independent television production company, specialising in devising popular formats and factual programming in challenging subject areas; and Topical Television, an award winning team who have made well over 1400 programmes from live OB to documentary, factual, game show and entertainment since the company started in 1992.
JAMIE ISAACS’ started his career as a staff researcher at LWT, leaving to cut his teeth as a freelance producer/director in 1996. In 2001 he was appointed Head of Factual by Twenty Twenty Television, being promoted to the role of Creative Director in 2006, before moving to Studio Lambert as their Creative Director in 2010.
For more information please contact Dan Lloyd at Avalon on 020 7598 7222 / email@example.com