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Stephen McQuillan joins Icon Films as EP

McQuillan (pictured), who has worked for the BBC doc strand 'Panorama,' joins the River Monsters indie along with former DRG exec Jonathan Jackson.
June 11, 2014

Bristol-based indie Icon Films has hired Stephen McQuillan (pictured), a producer for the BBC doc strand ‘Panorama,’ as executive producer.

A veteran journalist, he will develop and produce programing for the River Monsters producer.

McQuillan is one of three new hires to the company’s senior management team. Jonathan Jackson, formerly managing director of distributor Digital Rights Group (DRG), has been appointed to the newly created role of financial director and Tom Cooper has joined Icon as post-production supervisor to manage digital strategy and in-house offline editing.

He previously worked as the facilities manager for Atlantic Productions where he oversaw offline HD and 3D editing and managed workflow for several major Sky 3D programs.

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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