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Chris Brogden steps into Studio Ramsay’s kitchen

The next gen multi-media production outfit from celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay has appointed former Tinopolis exec Chris Brogden (pictured) as its chief creative officer.
September 26, 2016

Studio Ramsay, the next generation multi-media production outfit from celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay, has appointed former Tinopolis exec Chris Brogden as its chief creative officer.

Based in London, Brogden (pictured) will be tasked with overseeing the firm’s expanding entertainment format slate in the UK and the U.S. across traditional, digital, subscription and mobile platforms when he takes up the role in October.

Studio Ramsay is a joint venture with All3Media and is independently owned by Ramsay. The banner focuses on developing and producing original formats and programming in the unscripted space, and also delves into scripted projects with a focus on food-related themes.

Studio Ramsay works alongside Layla Smith, CEO of All3Media-owned Objective Media Group, in the UK and Greg Lipstone, CEO of All3Media America, in the U.S.

Most recently, Brogden served as creative director of entertainment at Tinopolis Group where he was responsible for developing entertainment formats across the firm’s 17 UK and U.S. subsidiaries, including Firecracker and Mentorn Media. He was instrumental in bringing iconic entertainment program Robot Wars back to the BBC.

Prior to this, Brogden served as Sky entertainment commissioner where his credits included Wild Things, Coldplay: Ghost Stories and Relatively Clever. His previous exec producer credits include ITV’s I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!, Channel 4′s The Games, BBC’s Maestro and Endemol’s Celebrity Big Brother. 

 

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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