Peter’s experience encompasses all aspects of the media and entertainment industries. He is currently finishing a feature documentary with David Soul best known for Starsky & Hutch, set in Cuba and called appropriately, Cuban Soul. He recently commenced development of a $20million dollar tv series ''~`GI Jones" set in WW2 and a musical 'My Blue Heaven' written by award-winning comedy writers Paul Minett & Brian Leveson. Since setting up as an independent in 1993, Peter has worked on numerous film, television and theatre projects with clients including MGM, Ogilvy & Mather, Warner Village Cinemas, Xingu Films, Union Pictures, Maximum Music, The Music Producers Guild, The British Film Institute, GMTV, Sony/Columbia TriStar. Ford Motor Company and many more. Siren Consultancy are currently working on a new $50m global tv channel to be announced in early 2021.
Geoff is an award-winning film and television producer who has worked on projects such as The Heist and Equinox. He spent 15 years working for the BBC as a television and radio producer and as Head of Science Programmes during which time he developed such strands as Science Now and Medicine Now. In his previous role as Head of Factual Programmes with Union Pictures and Ewan McGregor & Jude Law's Natural Nylon, he produced a string of successful television documentaries for Horizon and Equinox at the BBC and Channel Four respectively. Recent work includes producer of The Plane Crash, a documentary in which an international team of scientists, experts and elite pilots deliberately crash land a 170-seat Boeing 727 passenger jet to study the mechanics of a plane crash in real time. The Plane Crash was a Bafta Specialist Factual Nominee and in May 2013 won the Televisual Bulldog Award for the Single Documentary category. Geoff is a former ‘Science Writer of the Year’ and a Sony Award winner for his BBC programme, Medicine Now. As Executive Producer, he also won a Royal Television Society Award for his documentary, ‘Losing it’ about the effect of mental attitude upon sports performance. He is also the successful author of two books, ‘The Descent of Mind’ and ‘The Keys to Creativity,’ considered by many to be the seminal publication on the subject.
The Plane Crash
Tory Jones - Producer, Film & Television, Talent Manager. Prior to Siren, American-born Tory began her career in theatre and film in Italy and Wales, then worked with writer/director Gareth Jones in Firefly Productions on two BBC2 drama series: Fighting Back with Hazel O’Connor and the award winning Shalom Salaam. After an interlude in publishing as freelance reader/editor, Tory joined BBC Music TV. Over twenty years with the BBC, highlights On BBC2 include the WNET co-production The Rodgers and Hart Story, the two Maestro series (winners Sue Perkins and Clive Revel Horwood) and Goldie’s Band by Royal Appointment. In addition, there were ground-breaking BBC3 live events: the very first flashmob on TV - Flashmob the Opera from Paddington Station; Manchester Passion; Bollywood Karmen from Bradford and, for BBC2/4, A Life in Song with Sir Tim Rice from the Royal Festival Hall. After leaving the BBC, Tory joined West End talent agency Diamond Management, working with clients developing ideas for film and TV. Most memorable was Nicholas Parsons’ highly acclaimed film The Story of Marie Antoinette’s Watch for BBC4. Tory’s forte lies in ideas, development and nurturing talent.
Paul Masterson - Producer, Head of Commercialisation & Marketing - Director/Producer/DOP - Film & After graduating in advertising, marketing and economics at Liverpool and Bristol, Paul started a long and successful career in media at London Weekend Television, becoming Controller of Marketing for the LWT Group. Paul subsequently held similar senior management positions across the ITV Network, resulting in his appointment as Marketing Controller at Granada Television. With the consolidation of ITV, Paul led the financial development of the ITV2 launch team as Commercial Director overseeing the successful launch and development of the channel in 1998. ITV2 overtook Sky1 to become the 6th largest channel in the UK a position it held for several years. Paul left ITV in 2004 to set up his own media consultancy providing advertiser funded content to television companies and the growing digital out of home and online markets
Richard is an award-winning documentary filmmaker, director and producer. His career began as a professional musician - sax player, songwriter, singer and producer. He has successfully combined his music career with his film life and has produced, performed live and recorded with artists including Russ Ballard, Kim Wilde, Elkie Brooks and Dan Hartman. He was also a founder member of the Q Tips with Paul Young. His experience in entertainment and media led to an accomplished career as a producer, director and director of photography working with great producers and directors including Werner Herzog and Bernardo Bertolucci, and DOP's such as Chris Menges BSC, Alex Thomson BSC , Jack Cardiff BSC and Vittorio Storraro. Richard is very experienced in a wide range of genres – factual documentaries, arts, entertainment, kids, music and corporate. he has worked with laeding broadcasters including ITV, BBC ,Channel4, HBO, Discovery, PBS,Sky Arts, Arte and Theatrical Feature Documentaries. He is a founder member of Films Without Borders and is a guest teacher in documentary filmmaking at London's Met Film School. He is fluent in French, Italian and Spanish Awards include: Worldfest Houston – Billion Dollar Fun Worldfest Flagstaff - For Iris The Arri John Alcott Award in recognition of his contribution to the British Society of Cinematographers Night Will Fall – The Peabody Prize, Royal Television Society, Emmy Brit Week Award LA for Innovation– Films Without Borders