Founder & Chairman
Sam Branson is the founder of Sundog Pictures.
He is a social entrepreneur, adventurer and philanthropist – and is passionate about the medium of film and the positive impact it can have on the planet.
Co-Founder & MD
Johnny has 16 years of broadcast experience, including Director of Programmes and MD of Virgin Media TV.
He has commissioned programmes and digital content across a suite of channels, including Living and Virgin 1.
With more than 20 years of experience in factual and documentary television, Sam has worked as an executive producer at RDF Media, ITV Studios, Shine, Renegade Pictures and Nutopia – as well as three years at the BBC in factual commissioning.
Joint Head of Production
Lee-Anne has 20 years experience in TV production, including documentaries, branded content and factual entertainment.
She was formerly head of production at Somethin’ Else and Eyeworks.
Digital Executive & Joint Head of Production
Iris has spent more than 15 years in documentary production.
Prior to joining Sundog she was the CEO of a digital media start up and has a deep knowledge, and passion, for all things digital.
Head of Development
Jonas has devised factual series for broadcasters including C4, BBC and Sky.
He cut his teeth on award winning science show, Brainiac, and joined Sundog after a run of commissions at Twenty Twenty: Life Savers (BBC1), Reverse Missionaries and The Restaurateur (BBC2) and Benefits Britain 1949 for C4.
Head Of New Business
In Cat’s career, she has gained experience in both broadcast media and marketing, including roles at the BBC and Saatchi & Saatchi.
She is passionate about her role in brand-funded production at Sundog as it draws on her background in both industries.
Paul has worked across the television broadcast industry for 13 years.
He has helped design the UK’s first end to end tapeless work flow, and has production experience in both studio and on-location – as well as established editor credits across multiple platforms.
Social Media Producer
Martin develops and manages all social media strategies at Sundog Pictures.
A former national showbiz journalist, he has also worked at Yahoo! Movies and was Channel Manager at digital entertainment platform Entrago.
Lindsay’s core interests lie within non-fiction storytelling and documentaries investigating unfamiliar territories from around the world.
Having trained in TV, film and radio she is now pursuing a career in television production.