Mark Robinson
Mark RobinsonCreative Director
Before starting Wise Owl Films, Mark worked at ITV in Leeds and Newcastle for over 25 years, creating over 200 different series and prime-time specials for ITV, the BBC, Channel 4, Channel 5 and Sky.
James Knight
James KnightDevelopment Executive & Series Producer Specialist
With a background in science, extreme environment and history-based programming spanning over 15 years, James is an award-winning series producer who has worked for a host of broadcasters including Discovery, The History Channel, CBBC, ITV, Nat Geo and Channel Four.
KAy Beaumont
KAy BeaumontProduction
Kay works as Production Executive at Lime Pictures looking after Wise Owl Films in Leeds as well as Lime’s Liverpool-based Press and Digital department. Kay worked at ITV for 15 years where she production managed shows including I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here!, Saturday Night Takeaway, Loose Women, Judge Rinder & It'll be Alright on the Night.
Charlotte Topliss
Charlotte ToplissProduction
Charlotte has been working for production companies in the North of England since 2006 on a variety of reality, factual and entertainment programmes including The Valleys, Snog Marry Avoid?, Most Haunted and Coach Trip.
Nathalie Mayer
Nathalie MayerAssistant
Nathalie is an assistant producer working across development and production with a passion for innovative approaches to storytelling. From developing formats to working on documentaries, she loves seeing programmes through from inception to production. Some of her recent credits include Yorkshire Firefighters, When Nirvana Came to Britain and digital series Box Fresh.
Rebecca studied film and television production at the Northern Film School and Leeds Beckett University. After she graduated in 2018, she started working in scripted and drama productions, working her way up to 3rd Assistant Director. Rebecca then decided to make the switch to production management and began working for Wise Owl Films in June 2022.
Joe McLusky
Joe McLuskyDirector of
Before joining Wise Owl, Joe was Vice President of Paramount’s BAFTA winning in-house production company, VIS UK. Originally from Yorkshire, Joe started his career in Manchester with roles at BBC North and Granada TV before heading south to take up senior management roles at Shine TV, and ITV Studios.
Jacek Kruza
Jacek KruzaSenior Legal & Business Affairs
Jacek is the Senior Legal & Business Affairs Executive at Wise Owl, covering all matters related to the company and its award-winning productions. After training at a tier 1 media firm, and with a background in both film and music, he joined Wise Owl in 2020.
SnowyOffice Dog
Snowy, our official office dog, is a six-year-old female Lakeland terrier. When not sleeping on the office sofa or barking at the photocopier, Snowy loves chasing squirrels in the park, eating pizza crusts and watching wildlife documentaries on TV.
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