Curious Films has hired Voltage TV’s Becky Kent as Head of Development and Mark Raeburn as Finance and Commercial Officer (FCO).

Curious Films’ recent commissions include Reclaiming Amy (BBC 2), Caroline Flack: Her Life & Death (Channel 4), The People vs Climate Change (BBC iPlayer) and Being Frank: The Frank Gardner Story (BBC 2). The company is currently in production on a range of projects for broadcasters and international streamers.

Becky Kent joins Curious Films from Voltage TV. As Co-Head of Development, she was involved in developing shows including The British Tribe Next Door (Channel 4), The Great Plague (Channel 5), and What Are We Feeding Our Kids? (BBC1). In her previous role as Senior Development Producer at Seven Wonder, she was part of the team developing content including People’s History of the NHS (BBC4), Diabetes: The Fast Fix (ITV) and Hometown: A Killing (BBC Three).

Mark Raeburn joins as FCO alongside his current roles as CFO of Minnow Films and Renowned Films, following an eight-year stint as Programme Finance Head for Channel 4.

Dov Freedman, Founder, Curious Films said: “We’ve had a great year with high-profile commissions for UK networks and beyond and are now well placed to build on this with further growth. Mark’s breadth of experience will be instrumental as we scale up the business, and Becky has an enviable track record of developing successful series and one-offs and I think she’ll be instrumental in expanding the range and genres of our work.”

Becky Kent said: “I’m thrilled to be joining Curious Films at such an exciting time for the company. Dov and Charlie have a stellar reputation for delivering authentic, distinctive and hugely enjoyable content, and I can’t wait to be part of their continued growth.”

Mark Raeburn added: “I am incredibly excited to be joining Dov, Charlie and the team at Curious Films. This is a very exciting time for the company, and I am looking forward to contributing to its future success!”

Jon Creamer

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