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Mindhouse Productions adds former Label1 factual exec Barnaby Coughlin

UK prodco Mindhouse Productions is adding former Label1 head of factual entertainment Barnaby Coughlin to its ranks. Coughlin will head up popular factual work at the indie prodco, which is led ...
October 8, 2021


UK prodco Mindhouse Productions is adding former Label1 head of factual entertainment Barnaby Coughlin to its ranks.

Coughlin will head up popular factual work at the indie prodco, which is led by Louis Theroux, Arron Fellows and Nancy Strang. Coughlin will report directly to the trio, effective immediately. He’ll be responsible for expanding Mindhouse’s popular factual and factual entertainment division, and oversee a slate of documentaries, formats and talent-led commissions.

Coughlin will also co-executive produce Amazon’s recently commissioned documentary about YouTube star KSI, set for a 2022 release.

Previously, Coughlin worked at Label1 since 2018 and was behind titles such as Channel 4’s Sixteen: Class of 2021 and Five Guys a Week, and BBC2’s Monkman and Seagull and Inside Chelsea. He also worked at Twenty Twenty where he executive produced First Dates and First Dates Hotel.

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Justin Anderson joined Realscreen as senior staff writer in 2021, reporting and writing stories for the newsletter and magazine. During his 20-year career he’s filled a variety of roles as a writer and editor at a number of media organizations, covering news and current affairs as well as business, tech, the film and music industries and plenty in between. He’s also spent time behind the scenes in television production, having written everything from voiceover scripts for documentaries to marketing copy. He has a degree in Journalism from Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University).

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