Tyrone Walker-Hebborn and Jezz Vernon join Film London Board
by Naman Ramachandran
- Incumbents replace Emily Caston and Ed Fletcher who have completed their tenure
Film London has added Tyrone Walker-Hebborn, owner of the Genesis Cinema and Jezz Vernon, Managing Director of Metrodome Group UK’s Film Distribution and International Sales arms, to its Board of Directors. They replace outgoing board members Ed Fletcher, Managing Director of Soda Pictures, and Dr Emily Caston, Senior Lecturer Film and Television at the London College of Communication who had both completed their six-year tenure on the Board.
David Parfitt, Chairman of Film London said, “I’m absolutely delighted to welcome our new Board members. Their skills, knowledge and experience are a perfect match for Film London’s wide-ranging remit, and the talent, energy and insight they bring to the Board will help us continue to go from strength to strength and ensure London remains a world-class production hub across the screen industries.”
The other Board Members are: Isabel Begg, Head of Commercial and Business Development, Rights & Business Affairs for BBC Radio and Music; Ian George, Managing Director, Paramount Pictures UK; Anna Higgs, Commissioning Executive, Film4.0, Angela Jain, Director of Digital Channels & Acquisitions, ITV; Andrea Lissoni, Curator of Film and International Art at Tate Modern and Curator of HangarBicocca in Milano; Liz Meek, Chair, Centre for London; Andy Payne, Chair, Ukie and CEO, Mastertronic; Kevin Price, Chief Operating Officer, BAFTA; Iain Smith, producer and Chair, British Film Commission; Rob Wilkerson, CEO, Target Media Group; Stephen Woolley, producer, Number 9 Films; and Sir Robin Young, Chairman, Circle Anglia.