The Story Collective, the UK-based global content studio formerly known as The Story Company, has changed its name and made three new senior appointments to its management team.
Launched in 2021 and backed by Endeavor Content, the company is expanding “to support its upcoming slate of drama productions and to manage new partnership ventures.”
Kate Lewis joins as Executive Producer and brings with her a slate of projects from her Neon Ink banner. Lewis previously worked at ITV Studios for 10 years, where she Executive Produced long running series such as Mr. Selfridge and Vera. Other shows under her tenure include Marchlands and Lightfields. Lewis will manage and expand the company’s slate of scripted projects, as well as provide creative support to the company’s growing portfolio of invested production companies and writer partnerships.
Amy Mobley joins as Head of Production from Fremantle label Euston Films, where she was responsible for overseeing all of the company’s productions, including Dublin Murders, Baghdad Central and The Sister. She previously worked at Tiger Aspect, where her credits included BAFTA winning Peaky Blinders, BAFTA nominated Ripper Street, My Mad Fat Diary and The Good Karma Hospital.
Natasha Neill joins as CFO from her previous role at Lookout Point. Neill has spent over fifteen years working in the media industry with roles at Entertainment One, where she was Head of Finance for the Film Production division for 4 years, Greenbird Media and Shine TV, now part of the Endemol Shine Group.
CEO, Damian Keogh said: “We are thrilled to be growing the team and appointing Kate, Amy and Natasha who are incredibly talented executives, highly respected in the TV community, each with huge experience. They are also utterly charming and fun, something that is important to us as we build. On the question of the tweak to our name, we feel it better reflects how we see the future of our talent driven business, which is bringing together a diverse range of inspiring creative voices.”
Kate Lewis said: “I am thrilled to join forces with such an ambitious and dynamic team, with a deep commitment to foster an environment where creative talent can truly shine. I feel very privileged to be able to tap into their commercial expertise and extensive industry contacts as we develop a new ambitious slate of writer-driven TV projects.”
Amy Mobley said: “I am delighted to join Damian and the whole team at the Story Collective at such an exciting time of growth and expansion. I am so looking forward to helping them and our wider group of partners deliver the very best of high end British drama and comedy productions.”
Natasha Neill said: “It is truly exciting to be joining The Story Collective, with its growing slate of great projects and partnerships, just as it is taking off. I can’t wait to get stuck in!”
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