Universal Music Group’s Mercury Studios, has hired Steve Condie as SVP of Content.
Condie has experience as an executive producer and director with documentary credits in music storytelling, including the online, TV and radio format People’s History of Pop, dance music series Can You Feel It and social history The Story of Skinhead. He was executive producer for the BAFTA-shortlisted Thatcher – A Very British Revolution with BBC Studios and is currently completing the follow-up series exploring the New Labour government of Tony Blair.
Condie will be joined by Frank MacDonald who has been appointed as Mercury Studios’ Head of Development, overseeing the development of non-fiction titles, after holding senior roles at Pulse Films, The Garden and most recently Raw Cut.
Alice Webb, CEO, Mercury Studios says, “not only does Steve have an enviable track record in high profile, premium content, but his passion for music-first content is plain for all to see.”
Mercury Studios’ current slate includes the feature documentary If These Walls Could Sing, the untold story of the world-famous Abbey Road Studios, directed by British photographer and filmmaker Mary McCartney.
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