Former Keo Films execs Colleen Flynn and Nick Underhill have launched Flicker Productions, the latest indie to be backed by Greenbird Media.
Flynn and Underhill have developed and produced factual series including Eden for Channel 4 and URBEX for RedBullTV, as well as shows such as: Bangkok Airport, Tom Felton: Meet the Superfans and Junior Doctors: Your Life in their Hands for BBC Three, The Hoarder Next Door for Channel 4.
The Flicker founding duo has also produced branded content for international brands including Yahoo, YouTube, Evian, Marriott, BUPA and TKMaxx. It’s an area they are keen to continue to develop as part of their new venture.
Before to founding Flicker Productions, Flynn was an RTS Next Generation Leader in 2014, and a Broadcast Hotshot in 2012, while Underhill was in the Top 100 Digital Players in British Interactive Media Association’s 2014 list. They have previously worked at Keo, Twenty Twenty and the BBC.
Joint Managing Director of Greenbird Jamie Munro, said: “Colleen and Nick are exceptionally strong creative talents, with an extraordinary track record of developing some of the biggest talk-about series on television. Combine that with their very strong branded content experience for global brands, and they are quite the force to be reckoned with – we are delighted to be working with them!”
Greenbird has now backed a dozen indies including Tuesday’s Child, Crackit Production, Rumpus Media and Riverdog Productions.