Yellow Bird UK is expanding its development team with three new appointments.
Reporting to Berna Levin, Managing Director, Yellow Bird UK, the team will be tasked with growing the existing slate of the Young Wallander (Netflix) and upcoming The Playlist(Netflix) producer.
Sally Rowberry joins the Banijay UK company as Development Producer, working across the label’s slate on both development and production. She started her career in literary agencies, before moving into scripted development. As development executive at Red Arrow Studios, she worked on the first and second series of Endour Production’s Vienna Blood and is credited as associate producer for the second series. Prior to Yellow Bird UK, she was a freelance development consultant for Ringside Studios and Silver Salt Films.
Nimai Inniss takes up the role of Development Executive. He joins from Heyday Television where he was development assistant. In his role, he supported the development of Heyday’s eclectic slate, generating ideas for new projects and actively scouting for new material and voices. After assisting in the 24-week writers’ room for If, Then (Apple TV US), Nimai was assistant script editor on season two of the BBC One/Peacock production, The Capture.
Seamus Duff joins as Development Assistant. He has previously worked in TV and film production on projects including Bodyguard (BBC), Afterlife (Netflix) and Danny Boy (BBC), and feature films The Roads Not Taken and Blackbird. He was part of the production team of the Yellow Bird UK and Netflix crime drama series Young Wallander, before moving career into development and joining the Yellow Bird UK team full time.
Berna Levin, Managing Director Yellow Bird UK, said: “Our new appointments come with a wealth of experience and brilliant creative thinking, and I’m looking forward to joining forces with them as we expand our slate and find even more incredible ideas to bring to screens across the globe.”
Pictured: Sally Rowberry, Nimai Inniss
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