Chief Executive Officer
Michele Buck is the CEO of Company Pictures. Former joint Managing Director of Mammoth Screen, the independent production company. Mammoth in that time gained a reputation for producing quality award winning drama including Parade’s End for BBC Two, Christopher and His Kind for BBC2, Endeavour for ITV1 and Agatha Raisin for SKY.
Prior to Mammoth, Michele held the role of Controller of Drama, United Productions and ITV from 1998 to 2007 where she was responsible for BAFTA & Prix Italia winning Sex Traffic for Channel 4. Responsible for Emmy winner, twice Emmy nominated and four times BAFTA nominated Hornblower, Agatha Christie’s Poirot and Agatha Christie’s Marple (both Emmy nominated), the Peter Kosminsky film Innocents for Channel 4, three times BANFF winner, BAFTA winner and nominated Othello, Lewis for ITV1, BAFTA winner Housewife 49 and Alan Bleasdale’s Oliver Twist.
Head of Drama
Richard Fell is an award winning Executive Producer and Writer of British Television Drama. His experience includes Managing Director of Fresh Pictures, Senior Executive at Tiger Aspect Drama and Commissioning Executive for Drama at BBC4. Most recently he has been at Carnival Films, Executive Producing Stan Lee’s Lucky Man and Jamestown for Sky.
Amongst the many programmes he has worked on are; Emmy award winning film Liberty starring Elaine Stritch for HBO, Spies of Warsaw starring David Tenant, for the BBC, Crooked House written by & starring Mark Gatiss, Copenhagen starring Daniel Craig, Alan Clark Diaries written by Andrew Davies & starring John Hurt and Jenny Agutter, Bafta nominated Fantabulosa starring Michael Sheen, RTS/Broadcast Award winning & BAFTA nominated Frankenstein’s Wedding, Broadcast Award winner A Short Stay in Switzerland, RTS Winner The Curse of Steptoe and Blood & Oil starring Naomie Harris & Jodhi May.
He has also written films; A for Andromeda’, The Quatermass Experiment and Random Quest
Director of Development
Lucy has been Series Producer of BBC1’s flagship medical drama Casualty for the past two years during which time the show has risen to new heights – receiving critical acclaim, a BAFTA, countless other award nominations, and extremely healthy viewing figures.
Prior to that she has been a Producer, Story Producer and Script Editor on many dramas such as The Musketeers, Waterloo Road, The Bill and Bad Girls.
Abi graduated from Loughborough University in 2011 with a degree in English Literature and Film.
She then joined Company in 2012 as a receptionist before becoming a Script Editor in 2015. In this role, Abi has worked on productions such as The White Princess and Midsomer Murders, before becoming our Senior Script Editor in late 2017. She is currently working as the Script Editor on the 21st series of Midsomer Murders.
James was an actor for over sixteen years, working all over the UK and Europe in theatre and TV. He went back to university to study a Masters degree in television scriptwriting and graduated with Distinction in 2018.
Since then he has been writing, working with writers and providing script coverage for various production companies. He joined the development team at Company Pictures in February 2019.
Josephine Davies was head of development at Pulse Films from 2016-2019, where she worked on film and TV projects with talent including Susanna White, Philippa Goslett and Gareth Edwards. She was previously Head of Development at Wildgaze Films, and was involved in developing Academy Award nominee Brooklyn (starring Saoirse Ronan and Domhnall Gleeson), award winning BBC documentary A Nazi Legacy (written by Philippe Sands) and Their Finest (starring Gemma Arteton, Sam Clafin and Bill Nighy). Before joining Wildgaze in 2013, she was Head of Development at Shoebox Films, working with the director Joe Wright and producer Paul Webster. She was involved in the development and production of Anna Karenina for Working Title Films, Hummingbird for Shoebox and IM Global whilst simultaneously developing projects with a diverse range of writers. She was an associate producer on Soloist in 2009 and Hanna in 2011.
Head of Finance
Babita joined Company Pictures in 2014.
Victor joined Company Pictures in February 2019.
Business Affairs Executive
Clare joined Company from All3Media in 2006 where she was also Business Affairs Executive.
Clare previously worked in the legal team for Chrysalis TV Group and prior to that in the legal teams at the Millennium Dome and English Heritage.
Lucy joined Company Pictures in January 2019.
Katie joined Company Pictures in May 2019.