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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
Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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