Indie, Nevision, has promoted Anne Morrison to CEO and Creative Director. She will also continue in her role as Creative Director, Factual Programmes for Nevision.
Morrison’s remit will be to focus on the future growth and strategic expansion of the company, working with both established and up-and-coming global talent.
As Creative Director, Factual, Morrison will continue to build the roster of shows including the BAFTA and RTS Award-winning The Missing Children, a co-production with True Vision for ITV in association with Topic in the US and Irish public broadcaster RTE.
Morrison will work with Nevision’s Creative Director, Kids & Family Nigel Pickard and Creative Director, Scripted Neil Zeiger on the company’s development slate. She will also work closely with Nevision’s US operation Nevision Inc. and sister company Nevis Productions, based in Copenhagen and Stockholm.
Nevision’s portfolio of upcoming titles includes: feature film Glenrothan, Brian Cox’s (Succession) directorial debut, which is in development with Lionsgate UK, and Goode Stuff, a new animated series for kids aged 6-12, co-produced with leading Israeli production house Ananey.
Anne Morrison says: “Since joining Nevision three years ago, I have seen the company flourish as a producer. We now have an impactful slate of well-crafted, character-driven stories across factual, factual entertainment, scripted and kids & family and I look forward to making content in partnership with leading broadcasters and platforms globally. With our outreach now expanded to the US with Nevision Inc. and our sister company Nevis Productions in Scandinavia, we are well positioned to tell stories that resonate with viewers both in the UK and internationally.”
James Cabourne, Executive Chairman of Nevision adds: “Anne’s track record speaks for itself – as both a broadcaster and producer, she has a reputation for seeking out and creating the highest quality award-winning programming. We are genuinely excited to have someone of her calibre help steer the company through its next stage of growth.”
Having been a producer/director, Anne Morrison rose within BBC Television to run factual programme departments for over 20 years, including Documentaries and Contemporary Factual, and was responsible for many award-winning programmes, with a team of over 1000 programme makers across the UK and in the US. She founded the BBC Academy and led the growth of network television programmes in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
On leaving the BBC, she became Chair of BAFTA, the second woman to be elected to the position in its history.
She is chair of Pearson College London, a member of the British Academy’s Communications and Engagement Committee, an executive coach and an international keynote speaker on issues such as diversity, change management and talent development.
Her recent executive production for Nevision includes The Missing Children which won the BAFTA Specialist Factual Award and the RTS International Current Award in 2022, Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes For Lizards, Pale Sister for BBC Arts and The World’s Fattest Man: 10 Years On for ITV Documentaries.
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