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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.

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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