Nick Godwin

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 Burstall


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.

Simon Greenwood


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.

Alex Barraki

Production Executive

Alex oversees all aspects of production at Britespark Films. Previously he was at Channel 5 where he was Head of Production. Prior to that he looked after programmes at the BBC where he worked for 15 years and managed many shows from Crimewatch UK, Children in Need, Panorama, Horizon and BBC events.

Lisa Charles

Development Executive

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.

Patrick Culhane

Development AP

Patrick has a wealth of development experience and a background in journalism. He’s worked for companies in the UK and the US where he’s developed a wide range of factual content from fact ent formats, documentaries to specialist factual series. He joins BiteSpark after a long stint in development at Blast! Films where he also worked in production on a landmark documentary series for Channel 4. Patrick has a Masters in broadcast journalism from the University of Sheffield and has freelanced at BBC Newsnight.