Speaker Esther Springer
You are not currently viewing the most recent Banff World Media Festival. Go to Banff World Media Festival 2023.
Creative Director, Film & Television
Esther has a wealth of production and development experience in scripted television under her belt. Starting her career in film editing, she moved into television, working at Carlton/ITV Studios on a range of high profile dramas including series, limited series and adaptions; and then at BBC Drama and BBC Studios developing the BAFTA award-winning series THE FADES with Jack Thorne, BAFTA winning singles MURDERED BY MY BOYFRIEND and MY MURDER, as well as 5’X5’ a short form series which she originated and developed with Idris Elba for new talent from under-represented backgrounds. She developed and was executive producer on WE HUNT TOGETHER written by Gaby Hull for UKTV which was sold to Showtime in the US. Esther recently produced series 5 of THE BREAK, a series of 5 short films for BBC3 written by, directed by, and starring up and coming disabled talent. Esther recently joined new start-up indie Creators Inc as their creative director for film and television, developing and producing high end drama for an international audience. Esther is a well respected champion in the UK television industry for supporting new writers and directors.
Speaking on: The Future of Indies