Names in the News
Independent Producer Jesper Jack has been named International Editor at the New York Times’ documentary platform Op-Docs. He will focus on finding more non-US short docs for the Op-Docs series.
Charlie Phillips, former Head of Video at The Guardian, is joining Sheffield DocFest as Executive Producer – Industry Participation and from May, he will also join immersive learning platform, Lyfta, as its new Head of Stories to commission documentary-style content for students. Lyfta is currently used in schools in the UK and Finland.