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- Thursday, Sep. 9, 2021
Séamus MacCormaic named EVP, managing director of Streamland Media-UK
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Séamus MacCormaic has been named executive VP and managing director of Streamland Media-United Kingdom. MacCormaic previously served as chief financial officer of The Farm, a Streamland Media business. In his new role, he will continue to oversee operation of The Farm which has locations in London, Bristol, and Manchester, and provides end-to-end post services and innovative workflows for clients including Netflix, the BBC and U.K.’s Channel 4.
MacCormaic will report to Streamland Media CEO Bill Romeo, and The Farm co-founders Nicky Sargent and Vikki Dunn will play a consultative role in shaping the company’s future as members of the Streamland Media board.
Paul Austin, previously managing director for The Farm Manchester, has been promoted to managing director of Unscripted. The move is a result of The Farm’s growth and continued expansion in unscripted programming throughout the U.K.
Adam Morris has been promoted to technical director, which includes leading all technical, IT and engineering functions at The Farm across the U.K. With 20-plus years helping lead The Farm’s technical investments, Morris plays a pivotal role in shaping technology solutions that support postproduction pipelines, both on-premises and remote. Morris will also help steer technology decisions across the wider Streamland Media group.
The Farm’s recent credits include Formula 1: Drive to Survive (Season 3) for Netflix, Spitting Image for BritBox, and The Lateish Show with Mo Gilligan for Channel 4.