Nick Shearman has joined Cardiff based indie Wildflame Productions to lead its growth in factual production.
As a former BBC Commissioning Editor, Shearman’s credits include Grierson-nominated The London Markets, Bruce Parry’s Arctic and Nature’s Microworlds. He has also worked at UK indies including Tiger Aspect, RDF and Keo, and as a freelance Executive, he produced the first series of The Supervet (Blast! Films/C4), John Bishop’s Australia (Lola/BBC1) and The Billion-Pound Hotel (Rize/C4).
Paul Islwyn Thomas, Wilflame’s CEO, said: “Nick is an outstanding Executive Producer with commissioning experience at the highest level in the BBC and as a senior figure within the UK indie sector. Working alongside our talented production team Nick will be responsible for nurturing emerging talent and lead on the delivery of our major factual titles ”.
Nick Shearman, Executive Producer Wildflame, said: “I’m delighted to be joining Wildflame Productions in Cardiff. The Flame Group’s international business strategy combined with their commitment to new talent means there is real scope for growth both within Wales and well beyond. And they are lovely people!”.
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