Joint Managing Director
Jane’s executive producer credits include documentary series Island Medics and Tiny Lives, fact-ent format Puppy School (winner, Most Inspiring TV Show at the NRTA Awards), and hit entertainment series Socially Distant with Susan Calman (commissioned, filmed and broadcast during lockdown).
Prior to co-founding Red Sky, Jane held senior roles at broadcasters and indies. She was Director of Commissioning at UKtv, Controller of Features at ITV and Creative Director at Mentorn, as well as deputy chair of the Edinburgh TV Festival.
Director of Development
Jacqui Hayden was previously Director of Development at Matchlight where she was responsible for developing successful returning series and critically acclaimed single documentaries including The Highland Midwife, Night Force, My Baby, Psychosis and Me, Transplant Tales, and Sold: Inside Christies.
As Head of Development for IWC Media, Jacqui developed a diverse range of series including Mountain with Griff Rhys Jones, Lost Kingdoms of Africa, Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive, Robbie Coltrane’s B-Road Britain, and Extreme Fishing with Robson Green.
Kirsty has been with Red Sky since the start, moving from coordinator to researcher and now development assistant producer. She has been responsible for a raft of ideas that have resulted in commissions.
Before joining the company, Kirsty graduated from Queen Margaret University with a First Class Honours degree in Media. She was also a writer and digital content producer for Time Out Glasgow and WOW247.
Having started as Red Sky's office coordinator, Melissa has effortlessly moved into supporting its senior management and many of the company's productions. These include RTS Scotland winner and BAFTA Scotland nominee Climategate, Jimmy's Big Bee Rescue and Saved & Remade (wt).
Melissa joined Red Sky from Channel 4’s Nations and Regions team, where she helped coordinate and organise events all over the UK.
Joint Managing Director
Ross’s credits as executive producer include Channel 4 hit Spring at Jimmy’s Farm (commissioned, filmed and broadcast during lockdown), Climategate (RTS Scotland winner for Best Documentary, science), and acclaimed BBC Arts series The Art that Made Mexico.
Before Red Sky, Ross was executive producer at IWC Media responsible for a slate of critically acclaimed factual series including RTS Scotland award winner Robbie Coltrane’s Critical Evidence, Slow Train Through Africa and The Inca: Masters of the Clouds.
With over twenty years’ experience in factual television, commercials and drama, Nan has managed productions large and small across the globe for BBC, ITV, Channel 4, CBBC, Discovery, Hulu and Netflix.
Her credits include Homes Under The Hammer, Slow Train Through Africa, Robson Green Extreme Fisherman, Leap to Freedom, Best Film Ever and Jimmy’s Food Factory. Her drama credits include Harlots, The A List and Free Rein.
Since joining Red Sky as a Producer at the start of 2019, Claire has shot and produced content on factual entertainment/medical series Laid Bare for BBC One Scotland and campaign series Jimmy’s Big Bee Rescue for Channel 4.
Now in development, she has worked up factual entertainment, specialist factual and documentary ideas for all the major UK broadcasters and forged positive relationships with commissioners. Most recently Claire nurtured an idea from initial concept to green light, resulting in a 20-part early peak commission for BBC Two (w/t Saved and Remade), which is currently in production and due to air in 2021
Business Affairs Adviser
Previously CEO of Firecracker Films, Sue brings her considerable commercial and business affairs acumen to Red Sky. As well as advising on strategy and management, Sue is charged with finding distribution partners to support Red Sky in its international ambitions.
Our Board & Investors
We are supported by our minority investors, the best in the business: Alex Graham, former CEO of Wall to Wall; David Liddiment, chairman of Fremantle; Jules Burns and John Pfeil, respectively former chief operating officer and former finance director of All3Media.