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Raw TV’s Richard Bond spreads wings with Dragonfly

Former Raw TV exec Richard Bond has joined Endemol Shine Group-owned prodco Dragonfly as creative director. The BAFTA-award winning exec (pictured) will join the production house in January and reports directly to ...
November 16, 2016

Former Raw TV exec Richard Bond has joined Endemol Shine Group-owned prodco Dragonfly as creative director.

The BAFTA-award winning exec (pictured) will join the production house in January and reports directly to Kim Shillinglaw, director of factual at Endemol Shine UK, who serves as strategic lead for factual across the company’s UK division after landing at the company in July from BBC2 and BBC4.

In addition to Dragonfly, Shillinglaw also oversees Dragonfly West, Darlow Smithson Productions and Tigress.

Bond previously spent six years at the No Man Left Behind producer, where he served as head of UK factual and was responsible for expanding Raw’s factual slate with such series as BBC2 docuseries Conviction: Murder at the Station. Bond has also handled acclaimed scripted content including Channel 4 dramas The People Next Door and Cyberbully.

Founded in 2004, Dragonfly’s recent projects include BBC1′s Ambulance, BBC2′s A World Without Down’s Syndrome, C4′s Inside Birmingham Children’s Hospital, Channel 5′s The Great British Benefits Handout and the forthcoming C4 series The Jury.

 

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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