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Love Productions’ Martha Housden joins Twenty Twenty

Shed Media prodco Twenty Twenty has hired Martha Housden as its head of development, responsible for generating content ideas for documentaries, features, factual entertainment formats and entertainment.
February 12, 2014

Shed Media prodco Twenty Twenty has hired Martha Housden as its head of development, responsible for generating content ideas for documentaries, features, factual entertainment formats and entertainment.

Housden joins from her role as head of development at Love Productions, where she secured a commission for BBC1 and eight funded developments in her six months with the company. Prior to Love, she developed and exec produced projects such as The Horsemeat Banquet (BBC3) and The Complainers (Channel 4) as head of development for Dragonfly.

Housden has also held positions at BBC3, Shine, Fresh One and Maverick. “Martha’s got an impressive track record already but she has the potential to be one of the stand-out development executives in the industry,” said Tim Carter, CEO of Twenty Twenty, in a statement. “She’ll flourish at Twenty Twenty because she’s super-smart, has serious journalist chops, is prolific with ideas and is a human dynamo.”

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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