New Leadership Team Announced by The Farm, Streamland Media

Date: 07/09/2021
New Leadership Team Announced by The Farm, Streamland Media

Séamus MacCormaic has been named executive vice president and managing director of Streamland Media-United Kingdom. MacCormaic previously served as chief financial officer of The Farm, a Streamland Media business. In his new role, he will continue to oversee operation of The Farm which has locations in London, Bristol, and Manchester.

MacCormaic will report to Streamland Media Chief Executive Officer Bill Romeo, and The Farm co-founders Nicky Sargent and Vikki Dunn will play a consultative role in shaping the company’s future as members of the Streamland Media board.

‘’It is a privilege to lead The Farm at this time of transition alongside an amazingly strong, dedicated, and talented team,” said MacCormaic. “We are excited to be growing, winning big contracts, and diversifying our revenues. We are looking forward to the future with a great deal of optimism.”

MacCormaic has a dedicated team in place who is responsible for maintaining The Farm’s industry leading reputation in providing end-to-end post-production services and innovative workflows for clients including Netflix, the BBC and Channel 4.

Paul Austin, previously managing director for The Farm Manchester, has been promoted to managing director of Unscripted. The move is a result of The Farm’s growth and continued expansion in unscripted programming throughout the UK.

“It is an incredible opportunity to drive The Farm forward at this time of evolution in the industry,” said Austin. “To work with our outstanding talent pool across the UK supported by the best technical infrastructure on so many brilliant projects is a dream role. I cannot wait to get going.”

Adam Morris has been promoted to technical director, which includes leading all technical, IT and engineering functions at The Farm across the UK. With 20-plus years helping lead The Farm’s technical investments, Morris plays a pivotal role in shaping technology solutions that support post-production pipelines, both on-premises and remote. Morris will also help steer technology decisions across the wider Streamland Media group.

“This is a fantastic opportunity to help lead technology for both The Farm and Streamland,” said Morris. “The lines for technology in post have never been more blurred. Facility-based and remote working, traditional kit and cloud, and all the workflow and security challenges make navigating this technology space a real challenge and I’m thrilled to be part of it.”

Chris Chalmers, head of Partnerships, oversees The Farm's managed service contracts (MSC), working with broadcasters across multiple projects from The Farm and client locations. The Farm is currently embedded in UKTV’s creative services team in Hammersmith, London, and in BBC Sports in Media City, Salford. Further MSC updates will be announced in the coming weeks.

“I’m delighted to be heading our MSC department as it goes from strength to strength,” said Chalmers. “Upcoming expansion offers a great opportunity to build and diversify an already strong team. The implementation of exciting new technologies will create a truly unique service for our client partners.”

Chris Swan is director of Projects and Innovation for The Farm. Swan is an experienced project manager, and media systems and workflow engineer with 15-plus years of experience in the broadcast industry. His addition is part of The Farm’s commitment to providing location and related post-production services to its client base.

“I’m delighted to be joining The Farm’s talented technical team to oversee how we drive technology forward in this period of accelerated change,” said Swan. “I hope to offer clients an industry-leading technical platform on which creatives can build their best work.”

The Farm’s recent credits include Formula 1: Drive to Survive Season 3 for Netflix, Spitting Image for BritBox, and The Lateish Show with Mo Gilligan for Channel 4.





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