Creative Director and Co-Founder
Nick is an award winning director and executive producer with a wealth of experience making ambitious television for major British and North American broadcasters. At Cineflix, as Head of Documentaries, he oversaw some of the prodco’s most prestigious productions – from ‘Nazi Hunters’ to feature length drama-doc ‘Manson’, from ‘Air Aces’ to ‘Motives and Murders’. Prior to Cineflix, Nick was Head of Documentaries at Wag TV where he developed and oversaw productions for the BBC/Channel 4/FIVE/Discovery and National Geographic. Nick studied politics at Sussex University and documentary film-making at Britain’s National Film and TV School. He spent his formative years as a producer/director making films for blue-chip strands like C4's Cutting Edge and the BBC's Modern Times.
James is a forward-thinking creative business leader. He is committed to innovation, quality and talent. He trained as a journalist, then producer director. As Executive Producer, his credits include ‘An Englishman in New York’ starring John Hurt and ‘House Hunters International’. He is a voting member of BAFTA, a Fellow of the RSA and speaks five languages. He is CEO of Argonon Media.
Vics oversees all aspects of production at BriteSpark. Previously she was at Studio Lambert where she looked after the Tattoo Fixers portfolio. Prior to that she looked after shows at Fresh One and Windfall and worked for ten years at Talkback where she production managed many series from Four Rooms to Wish You Were Here, Would Like to Meet to the Stirling Prize.
MD BRITESPARK WEST AND SERIES PRODUCER
Simon started his career in live television working on The Big Breakfast and This Morning, going on to produce Watchdog and Crimewatch at the BBC. He has series produced, directed and won commissions for all the major terrestrial channels in the UK, and currently series produces Bad Tenants, Rogue Landlords for Channel 5. Simon manages the development slate for BriteSpark West.
Snr Development Producer
Lisa is a highly experienced Producer and Development Producer of high quality factual content for the major UK and US broadcasters, from specialist factual series and singles to prime-time pop docs and drama documentary, on productions filmed across the world. She spent five years producing history and arts films at the BBC, and has worked in senior development roles at Darlow Smithson Productions and Arrow Media.
Nick spent 20 years as a journalist and editor at some of Britain’s biggest and best-loved consumer magazines before turning his hand to TV development. Working on a wide variety of publications - from women’s magazines and TV and entertainment titles, to crime and business publications - Nick has been responsible for two launches and made regular TV and radio appearances as a talking-head. Before joining BriteSpark, Nick worked in development for Leopard Films and TwoFour.