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Belinda Cherrington joins 360Productions

Cherrington has stepped into the newly created role of director of UK factual at the London and Northern Ireland-based indie prodco.
September 26, 2016

London and Northern Ireland-based indie factual producer 360Productions has hired award-winning director and executive producer Belinda Cherrington as its first director of UK factual. Cherrington joins the prodco from Renegade Pictures where she served as an executive producer with a focus on generating specialist factual and access ideas for BBC Two, Channel 4 and BBC Four.

Her development experience across a number of factual genres includes primetime commissions for Ben’s Zoo on BBC Two, Surgery School on ITV, Around the World in 80 Trades on Channel 4, X-Ray Yellowstone on Discovery and National Geographic’s Crowd Control

Cherrington has held senior producer and director roles at a number of UK prodcos, including senior and executive positions at Lion TV, Films of Record, Mentorn Media Tigress Productions and Tiger Aspect. She was also nominated for a BAFTA of her first directing role, which saw her make four episodes of BBC One series Hotel.

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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