Founder and Managing Director, Chris is one of Scotland’s leading independent producers. A Scottish Film trainee he took up a Diploma in Film Production at New York University before turning producer and setting up Young Films in 1986.
Iain is our non-executive financial director. Currently in the process of “winding down”, he is the Director of Finance and Planning at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig. In his spare time Iain helps to run the very successful and most northerly publishing house in Britain, Sandstone Press!
Previously a director at the Royal Opera House in London, Patrick is the founder and Artistic Director of OPRA Cymru, the world’s only Welsh-language opera company. In the eight years since its founding OPRA Cymru has created and produced Welsh versions of six operatic classics, including Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin and Verdi’s Macbeth.
Sarah Jane Campbell
Sarah Jane was first on board when the company relocated to Skye in 2013. Although experienced in TV production she had never worked in drama.
Four years on she is now Bannan’s main producer and during filming also doubles as 2nd AD.
Alison joined the team in June 2015 as our accounts administrator and soon stepped up to also take on the role of production manager for Bannan.
Writer / Script Supervisor
Laura is one of two main writers on Bannan. She first joined the company from BBC ALBA on a 6-week placement while we filmed the pilot 3 episodes of Bannan. She started shadowing the script-supervisor and she is now writing the episodes!
Sandra's previous role with Young Films involved looking after development projects and general company business. More recently, and with previous project management experience, she has been tasked with setting up and running the Young Films Foundation.